Cloves are the aromatic dried flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae, Syzygium aromaticum.
Cloves are high in vitamins, minerals and fiber. Eugenol is a substance that is found in clove and it isresponsible for the medicinal properties of clove and fragrance. Eugenol is toxic against harmful organisms, including fungus.
Cloves are known to be a popular spice used for various cuisines for its aromatic fragrance and distinct flavours. This spice was also a part of ancient traditional Indian and Chinese medical therapy to cure various ailments.
We’ve listed some of the health benefits that cloves possess:
Reduces tooth aches
Modern as well as traditional medicine advocated the use of clove oil to provide relief from a toothache. Some toothpastes use clove oil that aid in protecting your teeth. Regular usage of clove oil promotes healthy teeth and gums.
Cures Gastric disorders
Clove oil helps reduce problems caused by gas and bloating. It reduces gas pressure by aiding proper elimination of food and toxins in the stomach. It is also known to provide relief from the discomfort of peptic ulcers and helps battle nausea and motion sickness.
Clove and clove oil are antiseptic in nature and are excellent option to use on bruises, cuts, fungal infections, small open wounds, bruises or superficial burns.
Using cloves and clove oil in your diet can boost the immune system by purifying the blood and helping to fight against various diseases.
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