Garlic has astonishing healing powers. Its biological complexity is its greatest strength: it breaks down into a number of compounds that function as a whole family of medicines and hence can be applied to a wide variety of ailments. It not only boosts the immune system but also has valuable antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties. In "Garlic: The Mighty Bulb" Natasha Edwards not only reveals the extraordinary health benefits of garlic, which are supported by both scientific and herbalist traditions, but provides home remedies for specific ailments, as well as how garlic should be consumed to maximise its therapeutic benefits. This is a comprehensive guide to growing your own garlic includes recommendations of varieties and tips on how to cultivate and store your crop to maintain its remedial properties.