Bought them once (in 2007) from Manali...they sold it as a medicine
for High Blood Pressure....unfortunately couldn't deliver it to the
concerned person on time and they stayed with me for almost 3 years
but even after that they didn't dry up...after removal of their hard
covering they were still juicy though the colour had changed to
brownish...from off white...
On Aug 7, 10:48 pm, "Aarti S. Khale" <aarti.kh...@gmail.com
> Vijayasankar ji,
> Many thanks for the details.
> I was seeing these for the first time so was curious to know more details.
> On Sat, Aug 6, 2011 at 10:40 PM, Vijayasankar <vijay.botan...@gmail.com
> > Thanks Aarti ji for showing us yet another new plant.
> > What I learn from the internet is, this is a variety of garlic (Allium
> > sativum) and is commonly known as "Snow Mountain Garlic", "Kashmiri Garlic",
> > "ek kali ka jammu ka garlic/lasun" etc. Considered to be medicinal, espl in
> > lowering bp.
> > Regards
> > Vijayasankar Raman
> > National Center for Natural Products Research
> > University of Mississippi