Dried Wild Garlic
Dried Wild Garlic (30 gms)
30 gms is Equivalent to Approximately 9 Generously Heaped Tblsps
LATIN NAME - Allium Ursinum
Also Known As:
- Broad Leaved Garlic
- Wood Garlic
- Roman Garlic
- Bear Leek
- Cow Leek
Wild Garlic is a Bulbous, Perennial Plant Usually Found Growing in Large Clumps. Often Covering Woodland Floors or River Banks.
The Vibrant Green Leaves are Long and Pointed with a Smooth Edge and Long Stalks which are Best Picked when they are Young, which can be as Early as January. The Flowers are White and Star Shaped with 6 Segments. They Form Delicate White Clusters and Tend to Bloom Mid Spring. The Flowers are also Edible and can look Pretty and Decorative when added to Salads and other Food Dishes.
Wild Garlic is Easily Identified by its Strong Scent of Garlic when you Crush a Leaf with your Fingers.
No Magical Properties Specifically Identified although Wild Garlic was Considered to be a Great Healer by the Celts and was Often used in Healing and Protection Spells.
Wild Garlic is often Associated with the Magical Correspondences of Bear Medicine Hence one of the Common Names it Goes by.
It was once Believed that Wild Garlic Could Scare away Venomous Creatures such as Snakes, and that in Event of Being Bitten it Could be used Medicinally to Treat Snake Bites.
Wild Garlic is Traditionally Believed to be Beneficial in the Treatment of:
- Reducing Blood Cholesterol Levels
- High Blood Pressure
- Kidney Stones
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Medicinally Speaking, Wild Garlic is a Remarkable Plant and it's uses Include the Treatment of High Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Upset Stomach ,and Chronic Disease.
Wild Garlic can be used Internally or as a Herbal Supplement or Added to Poultices and other Herbal Home Remedies.
Because of the High Quantities of Ajoene Adenosine that Wild Garlic Possess which are Extremely Heart Friendly Constituents, it it is Believed to be Beneficial for Lowering Blood Pressure and Reducing Blood Cholesterol.
Wild Garlic is Anti Bacterial and Anti Fungal and is Useful for the Treatment of Yeast Related Infections and helps to Normalise Gut Flora.
Wild Garlic not only Protects the Heart and Purifys the Blood, it also Cleanses and Improves Digestion, this Versatile Herb is Beneficial for Various Ailments Ranging from Skin Disorders to Stomach Problems, it is also a Boost for the Body’s Immune System.
When used on the Skin Externally, the Bruised Leaves may be Applied to Aid in the Healing of Abscesses and Boils. It may also Help the Circulation.
The Bruised Plant Releases a Chemical Called Allicin that acts Against Microorganisms, supporting it Benefits for its use for Coughs, Colds, Flu and Sore Throats.
As a Healing Herb, Wild Garlic can be Drunk as an Infusion, Eaten Raw in Salads and as a Lettuce Substitute.
The Amount of Vitamin C Found in Wild Garlic is 20 times the Amount of Vitamin C Contained in Lemons.