All Frontier Bottled Spices are freshness dated, non-irradiated, safety sealed and feature a convenient shaker top for easy use. Garlic is one of the most popular and irresistable spices in the world, beloved in ancient Egypt, mentioned in the Bible, a basic element of ancient Roman cuisine, and equally popular throughout India and Asia. Garlic, both raw and cooked, is basic to virtually all of the worlds great cuisines. It is used for sauces, pastes, oils, spice mixes, stews, salads, soups and every conceivable kind of vegetable, fish and meat dish. Garlic also has antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal activity. Garlic has shown long-term benefit for recurrent yeast infections. Garlic also supports the cardiovascular system by mildly lowering cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood, inhibiting platelet aggregation, and slowing blood coagulation.