Botanical Name: Allium sativum
Origin: Central Asia
When you don’t want the moisture or taste of fresh garlic cloves, or you want to make something ahead of time to hold a little longer, garlic powder comes in handy.
Garlic powder can be used in several ways in the kitchen, including breads, soups, sauces, stews, pasta, and pizza. It can also be combined with butter and herbs to make your own garlic bread.
Insects and other pests may be deterred by applying garlic powder to garden sprays. It may also be used to add antiseptic, antibacterial, and fungicidal properties to ointments, creams, and lotions.
Garlic powder is a convenient alternative to fresh garlic. A half teaspoonful is similar to 2 cloves of fresh garlic.
Taste: Strong, pungent
Suitable for: Halal, Kosher, Vegetarians and Vegans
Storage: Store in cool (<20°C) dry (60% relative humidity) place, reseal after opening (garlic is hygroscopic)
(Serving size: 1 tsp (3.1g) – % Daily Values*
Calories: 10 Kcal
Total Fat 0g – 0%
Saturated Fat 0g – 0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg – 0%
Sodium 1.9mg – 0%
Potassium 37mg – 1%
Total Carbohydrates 2.3g – 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.3g – 1%
Vitamin A – 0%
Vitamin C – 0.1%
Calcium – 0.2%
Iron – 1%
Calculations above are from Literature value using Nutrition Facts software.
* Percent (%) Daily Value (DV) shows the quantity of nutrient in a serving of food that contributes to a daily diet. Food nutrition advice is usually based on 2,000 calories a day.
Garlic is believed to treat heart disease, colds, cancer and flu. It reduces the level of blood cholesterol and plaque buildup in arteries. Known to be used to treat warts, acne and toothaches.
Allergy Advice. May contain traces of nuts (including peanuts), mustard, celery and sesame seeds