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Cloves

Item Description

Cloves are the aromatic dried flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae, Syzygium aromaticum. Cloves are native to the Maluku islands in Indonesia and used as a spice in cuisines all over the world. Cloves are harvested primarily in Indonesia, India, Madagascar,Zanzibar, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. They have a numbing effect on mouth tissues.

The clove tree is an evergreen that grows to a height ranging from 8⠭, having large leaves and sanguine flowers in numerous groups of terminal clusters. The flower buds are at first of a pale color and gradually become green, after which they develop into a bright red, when they are ready for collecting. Cloves are harvested when 1.5࣭ long, and consist of a long calyx, terminating in four spreadingsepals, and four unopened petals which form a small ball in the center.

Health Benefits of Clove

Clove is a natural antiviral, antimicrobial, antiseptic, and anti-fungal agent. It also holds aphrodisiac and circulation-stimulating capacities. The oil of cloves has been used in a variety of health conditions including indigestion, generalized stress, parasitic infestations, cough, toothaches, headache, and blood impurities. In fact, the expert panel German Commission recently approved the use of its essential oil as a topical antiseptic and anaesthetic.

Clove may play a therapeutic role in the following conditions:

  • >>   Powerful germicidal properties
    Clove is used extensively in dental care for relieving toothache, sore gums and oral ulcers. Gargling with clove oil can also aid in soar throat conditions and bad breath.
  • >>   Anti-bacterial:
    An effective aid for food poisoning, clove oil effectively kills many forms of bacterial infections from contaminated foods.
  • >>   Antiseptic
    Clove oil can be used to reduce infections, wounds, insect bites and stings.
  • >>   Anti-fungal
    Clove is also effective in reducing fungal infections such as athlete's foot.
  • >>   Skin
    Excellent aid for skin disorders, such as acne.
  • >>   General stress reliever
    Clove oil stimulates the circulatory system, clearing the mind and reducing mental exhaustion and fatigue. It has also been used to aid insomnia, memory loss, anxiety and depression.
  • >>   Anti-inflammatory
    Clove oil clears the respiratory passages, acting as an expectorant for treating many upper-respiratory conditions including colds, eye styes, bronchitis, sinus conditions, cough and asthma.
  • >>   Blood Purifier
    Not only purifies the blood, but also aids in stabilizing blood sugar levels, and may have benefits for diabetic individuals.
  • >>   General Immune System Booster
    Clove's antiviral and cleansing properties purify the body, augmenting our resistance to disease.
  • >>   Premature Ejaculation
    Some research has shown that clove may be useful as a aid for premature ejaculation.
  • >>   Indigestion
    Clove oil offers a powerful action against gas and bloating. It reduces gas pressure in the stomach, aiding in the proper elimination of food and toxins. It also relieves the discomfort of peptic ulcers. Effective for stomach related conditions including nausea, hiccups, motion sickness and vomiting.
  • >>   Cancer Prevention
    Preliminary studies suggest that clove oil may play a chemopreventative role, particularly in cases of lung, skin and digestive cancers.
  • >>   Cardiovascular Health
    The active essential oil in clove, eugenol, has been shown to act as a an effective platelet inhibitor, preventing blood clots.
  • >>   Prevention from toxic exposure
    Studies show that clove oil can prevent toxicity related to exposure to environmental pollution.