What is Lasun (लसूण) – Lasun (लसूण) is the Marathi name for Garlic. Garlic is a species of bulbous flowering plant in the onion genus in the Amaryllidaceae family. Its close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, chives etc.
Garlic or Lasun (लसूण) is loaded with rich medicinal benefits and healing properties. One mg of garlic gives a broad spectrum of protection against pathogenic bacteria, viruses, parasites & many cancer fighting food.
It grows in many parts of the world and for ages is used in everyday cooking. Due to its strong smell and delicious flavour, it is a very popular ingredient. Garlic or Lasun (लसूण) is an excellent source of vitamin B6 (pyridoxine). It is also a very good source of manganese, selenium and vitamin C.
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In addition to this, garlic or Lasun (लसूण) is a good source of other minerals, including phosphorus, calcium, potassium, iron and copper.