Clove: 5 Benefits you Can get From Using it

Paracelsus once said that “The healing comes from nature and not from the physician. Therefore the physician must start from nature with an open mind.” Here’s why we believe so much that herbs and spices from the Mother Earth are something to be extremely thankful for! Clove, today’s main hero, is one of the most popular spices around the world. It is actually the dried red flower buds of the clove tree that tend to have quite a specific look and taste. Not only does clove have a kind of sweetish note, but it can also be super beneficial. Here’s 5 benefits that you might get from clove’s daily usage:
  1. Better digestion
Many people use clove in order to treat various problems with the digestive tract. That’s because the herb might increase the secretion of the enzymes responsible for digesting food. What’s more, clove can also reduce nausea. Not to mention the buds that are full of fibers, which can easily prevent from constipation! The ‘pros’ are just countless…
  1. Strong immune system
It comes as no big surprise that clove might be your immune system’s best friend. The plant is thought to increase the white blood cells within the body. In case you don’t know, these are said to actually fight against infections. And all of this is, of course, thanks to Mr. Vitamin C!
  1. No more toothaches
Each of us has suffered through the terrible pain that a single tooth can sometimes cause, right!? Luckily, clove can have soothing and antiseptic properties, so it might really help you out in this case. If you can’t think of anything else to treat your toothache with, just put a clove over the affected area. This will eventually eliminate any discomfort. At least until you manage to get to the dentist!
  1. Normal blood flow
You might be aware of how dangerous blood clotting can be! It’s been examined that eugenol, the main component in clove, slows down coagulation. So, it might be a good idea to have it in the kitchen cupboard. However, you should not forget that it’s not advisable for you to eat/chew cloves if you are already taking diluting medications!
  1. No bacteria
Who wants any bacteria in their body?! Of course, we all have these tiny little ‘insects’ in ourselves and it’s actually a part of who we are. When bacteria overgrow, though, things start to seem much more different for us. clove's benefits A research from the University of Buenos Aires proves that clove essential oil is effective against bacteria like Escherichia coli and staphylococci. Another university’s lab in Belgium claims that mouth water that contains clove can improve our gum health. What’s more, the spice is also able to get us rid of the bad oral bacteria if we tendentiously use it for 21 days. Do you like clove and how would you prefer to use it? Make sure to drop us a comment down below! In the meantime, check out some of our other interesting articles: A list of 7 Foods and their Best Herb & Spice Pairings – Part 2 Capers: 4 Health Benefits you Wouldn’t Expect Honey: 5 Alternative Ideas for Home Remedies you Should Try


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