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National Garlic Day

National Garlic Day is April 19 each year. This recognition day started late in the 19th century.

This seems absurd, considering how garlic has been a significant vegetable in various cuisines, especially Mediterranean cuisine. Therefore, you should not miss many opportunities to cook food with this magical ingredient.

When Is National Garlic Day?

National Garlic Day is on April 19 every year.

National Garlic Day.


To know more about this magical food, take a look at the FAQs below.

Does garlic help lose weight?

Because of its rich yet balanced nutrient potential, garlic is an excellent vegetable for weight management.

Should garlic be consumed at night?

Apart from its myriad of physical benefits, garlic is also known to help relax the mind and improve one’s sleep. Therefore, it makes sense to eat garlic at night.

How to Grow Garlic

Fun Facts

On average, humans eat a total of around 302 cloves of garlic per year!

Producing over 46 billion pounds of garlic every year, ⅔ of the world’s garlic comes from China.

Garlic is a natural mosquito repellent.

For some varieties, the cloves aren’t the only part that is consumed, but also the scapes. They are added to foods like soups.

Garlic not only helps reduce cholesterol but also helps combat heart disease.

Historical Facts

An ancient Egyptian document called the Ebers Papyrus documented 22 different medicinal uses for the employed plant even at that time.

Even though the plant originated in Asia, its name is expected to have been derived from two Anglo-Saxon words, gar and lac, meaning ‘spear plant,’ probably because of its shape.

The sticky juice in garlic is used to make glue.

Garlic can even be used to remove splinters by placing it on the fragment and covering the area with a bandage.

You can also cover cracks in the glass by applying garlic juice to it before wiping off the excess.

Because fish are attracted to the smell of garlic, it is often used during fishing as well.

To use it as a disinfectant or cleaner, you can mix chopped garlic with vinegar and lemon juice.

Due to its fragrance and potency, garlic is called the “stinking rose” throughout the world.

Garlic Jokes

Where does garlic go for a drink?
The salad bar.

What do you call someone who has been raised by garlic?
Garlic bred.

What does garlic do when it gets hot?
It takes its cloves off.

What do you call an all-you-can-eat garlic restaurant?
Buffet the Vampire Slayer.

How did the hipster burn his mouth?
He ate garlic bread long before it was cool.

How do you eliminate a gluten-free Vampire?
Garlic bread.

What does an Irishman get after eating Italian lasagna?
Gaelic breath!

Why was the used garlic naked?
Because it had no cloves left.

Have you heard of the garlic diet?
You don’t lose much weight but, from a distance, your friends think you look thinner.

Did you hear the one about the dog who ate a bunch of garlic?
His bark was worse than his bite.

What do you call cockney garlic mayonnaise?
An oi-oli.

More Jokes

Rest in peace, garlic. You will be minced.

Garlic, the most effective social distancing enforcer.

While climbing barefoot up mountains to meditate, Gandhi would squeeze garlic into his mouth to deal with hunger pains from fasting; super calloused fragile mystic with extra halitosis.

I once made a joke about kissing with garlic breath. Apparently, it was in poor taste.

If garlic powder is made out of garlic, then the baby powder is made out of babies.

I’ve started using garlic in my magic act. I start by crushing it, adding some basil and pine nuts and then I blend them with some parmesan and olive oil and, hey, pesto!

The recipe said to crush the garlic. So I told it, “You’ll never amount to anything!”

I’m Irish and Italian. Half Gaelic, half garlic.

I’m having mixed feelings about that garlic diet. So far, I’ve lost 6 pounds and most of my friends.

Quotes about Garlic

Without garlic, I simply would not care to live.
Louis Diat

There is no such thing as a little garlic.
Arthur Baer

The secret ingredient to every meal is love. And also garlic.
Michael Sorrentino

Garlic is as good as ten mothers.
Les Blank

Peace and happiness begin, geographically, where garlic is used in cooking.
Marcel Boulestin

To your health! The benefits of eating garlic cannot be understated.
Helen Mrkovich

There are five elements: earth, air, fire, water, and garlic.
Louis Diat

You can never have enough garlic. With enough garlic, you can eat The New York Times.
Morley Safer

How anything as small and delicate looking as a clove of garlic can have such an impact on food never ceases to amaze.
Betsey Balsley

Famous Garlic Quotes

There are many miracles in the world to be celebrated and, for me, garlic is the most deserving.
Leo Buscaglia

Garlic is divine.
Anthony Bourdain

The combination of olive oil, garlic, and lemon juice lifts the spirits in winter.
Yotam Ottolenghi

What garlic is to salad, insanity is to art.
Augustus Saint-Gaudens

Garlic is good to chew.
8th Century BC Assyrian Health Guide

If you can smell the garlic, everything is alright.
J. G. Ballard

Wild garlic and crab is a revelatory pairing.
Rachel Khoo

The soul of pesto may be basil, but its heart is garlic.
Pittsburgh Press

Oh, that miracle clove! Not only does garlic taste good, but it also cures baldness and tennis elbow.
Laurie Burrows Grad

Not me, paranoia’s the garlic in life’s kitchen, right, you can never have too much.
Thomas Pynchon

Garlic Day Captions for Instagram

  1. Keep calm and eat garlic.
  2. You can never have enough garlic.
  3. If in doubt, eat garlic.
  4. It’s National Garlic Day.
  5. Garlic is the answer. Who cares what the question is!
  6. Happiness is the smell of frying garlic.
  7. Garlic-food obsessed human.
  8. Garlic is my magic ingredient.
  9. Live, love, and eat garlic.
  10. Much love, much garlic.
  11. I like people who love to eat garlic.
  12. Wine, Garlic, and Mine.
  13. What is life without garlic and carbs?
  14. If you see me sad, just bring me garlic bread.
  15. Everything is picky and garlic-y.
  16. Drop a heart, if you love garlic.

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