It is a member of the lily family, as are onions. The demand for its pungently flavored bulb has grown as an additive to cooking delights. Studies have shown that consuming about 10 cloves of garlic (or the oil from the same amount of garlic) a day reduces blood cholesterol LDL (the bad type) and increases the HDL (the good type).
Storage & Shelf Life :Keep in a cool and dry place. Recommended to be consumed within 2-3 days of purchase.