garlic

April 20, 2018

Allicin / Diallyl Thiosulfinate

Allicin is a sulfur compound found in garlic. Links to Plants Containing Allicin   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  This compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there […]
April 20, 2018

Allyl Methyl Disulfide

Allyl methyl disulfide is a sulfide found in garlic.  It is also called allyl methyl disulfide and there is also an allyl methyl trisulfide in garlic. Links to Plants Containing Allyl methyl disulfide   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, […]
April 25, 2018

Ajoene

Ajoene is only found in crushed garlic. Links to Plants Containing Ajoene   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  This compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there are […]
April 25, 2018

Oleanolic Acid

Oleanolic acid is an acid found in garlic, rosemary, and many other plants. Links to Plants Containing Oleanolic Acid   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  This compilation of research articles […]
May 14, 2018

Garlic (Allium sativum) Research

Latin Name: Allium sativum Family: Alliaceae Garlic is a stinky herb revered in cooking and also used as an antifungal, insecticidal, and immunity boosting herb.  While research has shown it is good for your blood, potentially reducing fat and sugar levels, there is no scientific evidence to prove it can […]
June 30, 2018

Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

This Tomato Basil Soup Recipe is packed with nourishing vegetables and herbs.  Plus, it’s delicious; so enjoy a bowl full for good health! Preparation time is about 30 minutes, but then it is slow cooked in a crockpot for about 4 hours.  Makes 12 large servings. Tomato Basil Soup Ingredients […]
June 30, 2018

Holy Basil Pesto Recipe

Holy Basil (Ocimum sanctum), also known as Tulsi or Incomparable One, is a sacred plant of India.  Holy basil has a slightly differing taste than sweet basil that is more spicy, and this recipe offers a delicious Asian spin on a traditionally Italian dipping sauce.  Holy Basil is a significant […]
September 5, 2018

Herb Infused Olive Oil – Does and Don’ts

Herb infused olive oils can be a delicious delight to make salad dressings, bread dipping sauces, to saute’ veggies, or for roasting potatoes.  But be careful; there is a way to make infused oils safely, in a way that does not support Botulism bacterial growth.  Water is the culprit for […]
November 19, 2018

Sweet Brandy Soaked Garlic Cloves Recipe

Why would you want to make brandy soaked garlic cloves? Many people believe in eating garlic cloves as an immunity booster.  It may even help with reducing the length and severity of a sickness.  But the taste can be just too overwhelming and the lingering breathe might scare friends away!  […]
December 13, 2018

Cancer Fighting Plants: Summary of a Scholarly Article

What are some cancer fighting plants? A recent article, published in the Avicenna Journal of Phytomedicine in 2015, lists potential plant based anti-cancer sources.  I found it a powerful read, summarizing human studies on plants with anti-cancer effects.  In this blog, I have picked out some key pointers from the article […]