Spp. Allium sativum
Spicy and hot. Carminative, digestant, stimulant, antimicrobial, alterative, and expectorant.
The warming flavor of garlic is sure to be a favorite for many people. Traditionally, it has also been used to stimulate metabolism, help with cholesterol levels, and minor rheumatic pains. Arguably, the property it is most famous for is the antimicrobial properties, which has been commonly used during colds and flus.