The health benefits of cloves

Despite a cloves seemly hard exterior, this tiny spice is packed with essential oils which give them a very distinct flavor profile and tons of health benefits.

These are some of the health benefits of cloves

Relives toothaches

You can temporarily alleviate the pain by applying a little clove oil on a cotton ball and placing it on the sore tooth or on your gums. An added benefit is that it will also pull out any infection.

Improve digestion

Cloves help relax the smooth lining of the GI tract, therefore they help alleviate vomiting, diarrhea, intestinal gas and stomachaches.

Reduce inflammation 

Use clove oil to massage sore muscles, it can also be used for arthritis and rheumatism. Clove oil can also be used to treat scrapes and bruises.

Better Digestion

Antibacterial Properties

Cure for Headaches

A paste made with a few cloves and a pinch of coarse salt mixed with a glass of milk, can reduce headaches quickly and effectively.

Bianca Lalbahadur

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