Herbaceous plant with great therapeutic as well as aromatic properties. The parts consumed from the garlic are the bulbs (or heads), which consist of cloves enclosed in a dry tunic that must be removed before the use. Its characteristic odor is due to a chemical substance containing sulfur. In addition to some sauces, of which it is the real protagonist, garlic is used as an aroma. To soften the taste, it is advisable to crush the clove or eliminate the small green germ in the center.