Garlic: The "Stinking Rose"
Garlic, as the belief goes, originated in the deserts of Central Asia. Throughout history it has been used to treat a variety of ailments like Plague in Europe and typhus and dysentery during World War I. Egyptian slaves ate garlic to get strength while building the pyramids.
From the Botanical perspective
Garlic (Allium sativum), belongs to allium family.†