Contractions. - Allium S. A.-sa.

Nat. ord., Liliaceae.

Garlic. For. names: German, Knoblauch; French, Ail; Italian, Aglio; Spanish, Ajo.

Habitat. - This well-known culinary plant is cultivated everywhere.

Part employed. - The mature bulb.

Characters. - The bulb consists of several ovato-oblong, pointed, somewhat curved little bulbs, not unlike claws, which are enclosed in one common dry membrane, forming a large oval bulb.

Preparation. - Tincture, 1 in 20, corresponding in alcoholic strength with proof spirit.

Preference to Horn. Proving. - Marcy and Peters' New Mat. Med.

Proper forms for dispensing. - φ and lx, Tincture only. 1 and upwards, Tincture, Pilules, or Globules.

Average loss of moisture, 63 per cent.