Thursday, September 15, 2016

Health benefits of cloves

Cloves are very useful in both culinary seasoning and herbal medicine. Medicinally, clove is considered a warming herb. Cloves are the dried flower buds that have red color and sweet fragrant taste due to the presence of eugenol.

Eugenol has made them subject of numerous health studies showing benefit for the prevention of toxicity from environmental pollutants such as carbon tetrachloride, prevention of digestive tract cancers, and treatment of joint inflammation.

Clove is a good source of manganese, calcium, magnesium, vitamin K, vitamin C, phytosterols, flavonoids, omega-3 fatty acids, tannins and volatile oil containing eugenol.
Here are a great uses for cloves:
*Temporarily treat bad breath and toothache
*Treat conditions of cold and stagnation
*It stimulates metabolism and decrease weight
*Relieve upper respiratory infections
*Reduce inflammation
*Treat scrapes and bruises
*Improve digestion
*Enhance sexual health
*Treatment of appetite loss
*Treatment of vomiting
*Relieves stress depression, anxiety and insomnia
*It boosts immunity
Health benefits of cloves 

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