According to many experts, the origin of this plant is probably Central Asia, and it belongs to the family of leeks, onions and chives. Currently, this very useful plant grows all over the world. Dried garlic and bulk dried garlic is used as a seasoning all over the world because of its spicy taste. It can be planted at any time of the year, but the best time to plant is early summer and to harvest is early fall.
In many tests, Iranian garlic, especially garlic from Hamadan, has higher allicin than other countries products, which is also an important factor for taste. According to the feedback of Armani Food customers, our garlic products have a different taste than Chinese and Indian garlic. These customers have described the taste of Armani Food’s garlic, stronger and better. Currently, garlic is produced worldwide in most subtropical regions. China, Iran, India, Korea and Egypt are the main producers of garlic in the world.
Armani Food Company has 3 products from the garlic family:
- Dried garlic slices (garlic flakes)
- Garlic granules
- Garlic powder
Garlic drying has two methods:
- The first method: traditionally in this method, they cut the garlic and dry it on a piece of cloth under the sun. Obviously in this case, the possibility of microbial contamination is high.
- The second method: it is industrial. Garlic is cut and dried in dryers.
People have been using garlic for thousands of years. In ancient Egypt, garlic was used to treat illness and improve health. The people who worked in the construction of the three pyramids of Egypt were fed by garlic to always stay healthy and work better. Garlic is an herbal medicine for many diseases related to blood and heart.
Nutrition values and benefits of dried garlic
If you have a cold, be sure to use dried garlic in your diet. Garlic reduces colds.
Treating high blood pressure with dried garlic
High blood pressure is an important factor in cardiovascular disease, heart attack and stroke. As a result, according to clinical studies, garlic has a significant effect in reducing blood pressure in people with high blood pressure.
Reducing blood cholesterol with dried garlic
There are two types of cholesterol in the human body: HDL (good) cholesterol and LDL (bad) cholesterol. Dried garlic reduces LDL cholesterol levels. High triglyceride in the body is an alarm for heart patients, which garlic reduces.
Garlic has antioxidant
Free radicals in the body cause cancer and also cause aging. Antioxidant agent in garlic protects the body against cell damage and aging and also reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Treatment of infectious diseases by garlic
Elderly people and those with weakened immune systems also can fight infectious disease, which is a major cause of death, by using dried garlic in their food.
Garlic effects on anemia
The iron in dried garlic is effective in delivering oxygen to body tissues and provides essential oxygen for cellular metabolism. Anemia can be prevented by getting enough iron in the diet.
Anemia also causes fatigue, shortness of breath and increased heart rate.
So the presence of copper along with iron in the body causes red blood cells to be produced and helps to absorb iron.
According to research conducted in a medical institution in the United States, 2 tablespoons of granulated or semi-chopped dried garlic contains 1.1 mg of iron.
Improve the functioning of the nervous system by garlic
Dried garlic contains significant amounts of copper. Copper helps functioning of the nervous system.
Copper also helps the enzymes in the brain to perform the necessary activities. Deficiency or reduction of this mineral affects memory and causes problems in learning.
Liver detoxification by dried garlic
Dried garlic contains two types of nutrients called allicin and selenium, which help protect and detoxify the liver.
Selenium protects the body from cancer and heavy metal poisoning and helps preventing heart disease.
Dried garlic as an antibiotic
Allicin in dried garlic has antibiotic properties that can fight and suppress infections and bacteria, such as fungal elements, viral infections, and bacteria such as salmonella.
As a result, dried garlic allicin can be used as a suitable alternative to antibiotics. It also helps when used along with commonly prescribed antibiotics.
Treatment of urinary tract infection with dry garlic
Another benefit of allicin in garlic is to reduce pain and kidney infection.
Garlic and digestion
Garlic stimulates the stomach membrane and produces more stomach acid, which helps in digestion. Dried garlic kills harmful bacteria and helps to clean the intestines and is effective in the treatment of colitis.
Considering the many benefits that garlic has on health, it will ultimately increase human life. Because dried garlic strengthens blood pressure, cholesterol and immune system. All these help to improve human health and increase life span.