Al'lium sati'vum, Allium, Garlic, N.F. -- The fresh bulb; C. Asia, S. Europe. Bulbous plant .6 M. (2 degrees) high; leaves long, flat, grass-like; flowers small, white umbels. Bulb, subglobular, 4-6 Cm. (1 3/5-2 2/5') broad, compound, with 8-15 bulbels surrounded by whitish membranaceous scales and attached to a flattened circular base having numerous yellowish-white roots; bulbels ovoid, 3-4 sided, apex acute; each bulbel covered by whitish membranaceous scale-like leaves and pinkish layer of epidennis cohering but easily separable from solid portion; odor when bruised powerfully alliaceous; taste intensely pungent, volatile oil .25 p.c., mucilage 35 p.c., albumin, sugar, starch, water 60 p.c. Stimulant, carminative, condiment, diuretic, expectorant, rubefacient; bronchitis, indigestion, infantile catarrh; poultice in catarrhal pneumonia, abscesses, earache, convulsions of children, insect and serpent wounds. Dose: 3ss-1 (2-4 Gm.); 1. Syrupus Allii, 20 p.c. -- garlic 20 Gm., sucrose 80, diluted acetic acid, q.s. 100 cc. (50 cc. +), Dose: 3j-4 (4-15 cc.): volitile oil, mj-5 (.06-.3acc). A. Ce'pa Onion and A. Por'rum, leek are used like garlic.