The Medicinal Properties and Nutritional Facts on Clove

From ancient period to till now the nutritional value and healing properties of clove are well recognized. The germicidal and antiseptic property of clove makes it ward off from infections. It helps in ease of arthritis pain and digestive issues. It seems to be the excellent source of antioxidants. A study says that there are 36 ingredients found in clove, in this eugenol compound has the good healing power. The flavonoids present in clove has the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Antioxidants help our body from free radical damage, excess free radical damage to cells leads to several degenerative diseases in association with aging. Antioxidants help in protecting our body from the occurrence of these diseases like diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, macular degenerative disease, arthritis and Alzheimer’s disease.

LET US DISCUSS ABOUT THE MEDICINAL BENEFITS OF CLOVES

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REDUCE INFLAMMATION

The sore muscles can be well massaged using clove oil; it is used effectively in treating arthritis and rheumatism.

TREATS SCRAPES AND BRUISES

Treat scrapes and bruises with this amazing clove oil mixed along with olive oil to get a good cure.

ENHANCE SEXUAL HEALTH

It enhances the sexual health, it is used as an aphrodisiac. It helps men from arriving orgasm very early.

IMPROVE THE DIGESTION

The smooth lining of our gastrointestinal tract is relaxed by using clove, so diarrhea, flatulence, vomiting and stomach pain are alleviated. Use a mild dose of cloves in treating this stomach issues and thereby enhance the digestion properly, also helping out in the assimilation of nutrients.

RELIEVE FROM RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS

If you’re suffering from cold, cough and flu then it remains the excellent remedy, just prepare tea by boiling few cloves in water and then drink it. It is a natural expectorant and it treats cold and cough well, also sore throat is healed effectively by doing clove water gargling.

TREAT TOOTHACHE

If you have a sore tooth or gum pain, then take few clove oil in cotton and then place it on the tooth where you have pain,  after some time your toothache will be vanished and free from infections.

CHEMO PREVENTIVE PROPERTIES

It contains an anti-cancerous property or chemo-preventive property. When you have lung cancer, the earlier stages of lung cancer is controlled by using clove regularly. Thus clove used in cancer healing.

LIVER PROTECTION

Free radical damage is effectively treated by cloves, because it contains a high amount of antioxidants, these free radicals will increase in number and enhance higher lipid profile, thus causing liver damage. The antioxidants found in clove prevent that action and it protects the lungs, it has higher hepatic-protecting power.

DIABETES MANAGEMENT

In diabetic patients there will be an insufficient amount of insulin will be secreted in their body or no insulin will be secreted completely. The scientific study made suggests that clove extracts help in lowering the blood sugar and enhance the insulin secretion naturally by our human body. Thus it is an effective home remedy for diabetic patients.

IMMUNE BOOSTER

It helps in increasing the white blood cell counts, protects our immune system. It also helps in improving delayed-type hypersensitivity.  So to keep stronger immune system have clove in your diet.

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STOPS BAD BREATH

If you have bad breath issues, then have cloves in your diet. Bacteria’s are responsible for bad breath in the mouth, this can be treated well by using cloves, since it kills the germs in mouth and stops from bad breath. It acts as a good cleanser of mouth, tongue, palate and throat. Gargling mouth with clove water helps to keep your mouth free from bad breath. The other way to include clove is by simply chewing few cloves on mouth acts as a natural and easy mouthwash.

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TREATS HEADACHES

It has the anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving property, it helps to get rid of a headache fastly, even when you have a migraine headache, cold and tension.It has the natural cooling property it gives coolness when applied and your headache will get vanished on few minutes. Take some drop of clove oil in a dry cloth and then apply that cloth on your forehead well. Wait for 15 minutes and then remove from your head, it will respond quickly and effectively by giving relief from headaches.

REDUCES EARACHES

The anti-bacterial and anesthetic property of clove helps in reducing earaches. The best way to get rid of ear pain is by taking the same amount of clove oil and sesame oil in a pan, warm it lightly. Now take a cotton piece and soak it in the oil mixture, now place it inside the ear canal. Your earache will vanish away and clove oil helps to treat the ear infection effectively when applied.  

NUTRITIONAL FACTS

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This is the rich source of potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, manganese, dietary fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin-c, vitamin-k, iodine, vitamin-E and sodium.These are low in calorie; the eugenol present in clove makes it medicinally and nutritionally beneficial.

I hope the above-shared information will be informative and useful to every one of us, thanks for taking time to readout my article. If you like reading out my articles kindly share it with your friends and family members.

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Dt. Ramya Sri

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