What Is Fermented Garlic, and Can It Cure the Flu?

Sarah Cottrell
4 min readDec 9, 2022

The Internet is lit with trending videos expounding on the miraculous health benefits of fermented garlic in honey, but what is it, and how do you make it?

Let's get into it.

What Is Fermentation?

Garlic is well known as a powerful medicinal food, but the addition of the word (and process) of fermentation makes the latest garlic trend slightly different. What exactly is fermentation, and why does it matter?

Sarah Cottrell

Writer + Editor | Slow Living + Science Nerd | Rep’d by Folio Lit | Follow my stories here: https://sarahcottrell.medium.com/membership

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