Impress your friends: 5 strange facts about garlic

Monday marks National Garlic Day

(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Did you know? Monday is National Garlic Day: a “holiday” that should be celebrated by all, considering how valuable the stuff really is (well, to everyone except vampires, that is).

So, what do we know about garlic?

Other than it being the kryptonite to those vampires? A lot, actually. Whether it’s for consumption, medicinal or other uses, garlic definitely deserves its own day of recognition.


Garlic can help with repairs.

Next time you’re in a junkyard or you’re thinking about demolished cars, consider that garlic is a remedy to help make them new again.

Garlic is a natural adhesive that can be used as glue or repair material for glass. Heck, maybe garlic can surface as more of a common cure at auto shops, for cracked windshields.


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