Originally from Indonesia, cloves are normally used for cooking, due to their pleasant smell and flavor.
Furthermore, cloves are rich in nutrients and essential oils that are important for our body.
This spice has several benefits.
Cloves act as an antiseptic, anti-fungal, antibacterial, antioxidant, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and they can also help heal. Their use is recommended to treat coughs, flatulence, inflammation, tooth aches, bronchitis, and also to help lose weight since cloves improve digestion, making weight loss easier. Eugenol is the substance that gives cloves their smell and also most of their medicinal properties. Thanks to eugenol, cloves have both antiseptic and anesthetic properties.
There are even studies about the influence of cloves on cancers of the digestive system and joint inflammation, due to eugenol. Cloves also contain minerals such as iron, manganese, potassium, selenium and magnesium. They also provide us with vitamin A, C, K, and beta-carotene.
In today’s video we are going to show you this spice’s benefits.
Important: Cloves should not be used by pregnant or breastfeeding women, children under the age of 6 or patients with gastrointestinal or neurological diseases. Always apply a small quantity on your skin beforehand in order to ensure that you don’t have any allergies.
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