Werznu (garlic) is a perennial, strong smelling, bulbous herb, the underground portions of which consist of a compound bulb. The fresh leaves and the bulb are collected, cleaned, crushed and mixed with kali (soup) and is given to the patient of Karpashang (running/streaming nose). It is considered very effective against all other symptoms resulting from yor chokique (sunstroke), as well as for garmi (fever) and coughs. Garlic is commonly used as a condiment in various local dishes.
|Botanical Name||Allium sativum|
|Part used||Leaves and bulb|
|Locally used for||Karpashang (running/streaming nose), garmi (fever), yorchokique (sunstroke), coughs and as a condiment|