Garlic is used for flavouring various dishes practically all over the world. Raw garlic is used in the preparation of garlic powder, garlic salt, garlic vinegar, garlicked potato chips, garlic bread, etc..

In India and other Asian and Middle East Countries, garlic is used in pickles, curry powders, curried vegetables, meat preparations etc.In the area of medicine, it is used for various ailments of stomach, skin diseases. It has wider applications in indigenous medicines and is also considered as highly nutritive.