Stephen Fulder, Ph.D., studied biochemistry and chemical pharmacology at Oxford University. His numerous books include An End to Ageing? and The Book of Ginseng. He is currently working to establish a medicinal plants industry in Israel. The late John Blackwood was an author, poet, and garlic lover who specialized in historical research.
In twelve chapters, the authors present the case for garlic's place in health care, with interesting historical background material, notes on preparations and uses of garlic, and a reference list divided into categories of research topics such as chemistry and infections. With the increased interest in garlic, consumers and sellers of herb products will find this a useful and informative primer.