Garlic is the small, white, round bulb of a plant that is related to the onion plant. Garlic has a very strong smell and taste and is used in cooking. Garlic is loaded with nutrients (and very few calories). It has great medicinal properties and helps to boost our immune system. It’s anti-inflammatory and ani-viral properties are amazing. Garlic contains antioxidants that support the body’s protective mechanisms against oxidative damage.