From fighting bad breath to sexual impotence enjoy all the benefits of Clove!
Clove - Caryophyllus aromaticus
Used part: Flower
The clove of India is a plant that has leaves similar to those of the laurel, small flowers and white-yellow that are grouped in terminal curls, a fruit of elongated format and red color, edible. The part used in the cuisine are its dry floral buds, common for garnish of sweets, for example, besides the confection of breads and cakes.
Spice, very common in cooking, is not only intended to provide its strong aroma and flavor to dishes, but rather as an application of its medicinal benefits. Indian clove has analgesic and antiseptic action, helping to ease headaches, menstrual cramps, oral candidiasis, fever, toothache and inflammation of the throat. In addition, it acts as an antioxidant because of its ability to release hydrogen and decrease lipid peroxidation, that is, breaking the polyunsaturated fats, and fighting the premature aging of the skin.
It also acts as a mouth antiseptic combating bad breath and helps those who suffer from hypothyroidism because it contributes to the proper functioning of the thyroid. Among its benefits we also found the control of cholesterol, its action as antifungal, antiviral, and its use for the treatment of pimples.
Good Herbal Remedy:
- Help to Lose Weight
- Improve digestion
- Combat diseases
- Combat sexual impotence
- Combat bad breath and toothache
- Improves wound healing
- Fights flies and mosquitoes
- Relax your muscles and fight tiredness
- Relieves coughing and eliminates catarrh
- Improves Allergies
- Add 2 tablespoons of herb to one liter of water
- Turn off when it reaches boil
- Remove from the heat and leave the pan (capped) to stand for 10 minutes
- Strain and drink
How to drink:
Take 2 to 3 times a day.
Like any herb or plant used for medicinal purposes the clove has some contraindications. Pregnant women should avoid the use of the harpsichord for therapeutic purposes, throughout the gestation. This is because the spice causes contractions in the uterus that can cause an abortion. It is also not advisable to use it at the time of delivery, as it only makes the pain increase and does not have the capacity to help with the dilation.
Women who are breastfeeding and children up to six years of age should also avoid consumption, since cloves can be extremely harmful to a child's body and can even cause allergic reactions. Other groups of people who should avoid consuming the clove are those with blood and stomach problems, such as ulcer and gastritis. This is because the spice can end up aggravating these diseases.