Garlic burns.

  title={Garlic burns.},
  author={Ben Zion Garty},
  volume={91 3},
  • B. Garty
  • Published 1 March 1993
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
Five things have been said about garlic: it assauges hunger, warms the body, brings joy, increases virility and destroys intestinal lice. There are those who say that it engenders love and dispels envy. —Babylonian Talmud: Baba Kama (first gate) page 82 Garlic (Liliaceae Allium sativum) has been used for centuries by many cultures as a remedy for a variety of illnesses. Herodotus spoke about the medical use of garlic in Egypt, 3000 years BC. Hippocrates, in the fifth century BC, used garlic… 

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Garlic Burns

Abstract: A 3‐month‐old infant with blistering lesions and a second‐degree burn from topical application of garlic is reported. The literature on garlic burns is reviewed.