This herb has more uses than just keeping vampires away and is highly partisan – there are those for it, and those against it. Garlic is a close cousin to the onion, shallots, and leeks, and is an elixir, deterrent, protector, and medicine.
Garlic comes in small, medium, large, colossal, and super colossal. Colossal should not be confused with the other giant — Elephant garlic. Elephant garlic is actually its own species, closely related to the leek, and another story.