We already wrote about the Cloves and the bloodshed in the past and now we bring you another story. We present you why it is the healthiest spice in the world, containing a high concentration of essential oils, even up to 15%.
Due to their antibacterial and antiviral properties, they are used in European, Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. They help alleviate various health problems and are the most powerful antioxidant known on the planet. They decrease the risk of developing cancerous cells, improve vitality and general health. In addition, it is supposed to stimulate the nervous and cardiovascular system. Here are more detailed facts.
Cloves can relieve stress, anxiety, tension and insomnia.
Cloves are especially helpful for a toothache since they have a numbing effect and alleviate pain in that way. They are also used as a remedy for insect bites and mouth and throat infections. They can relieve a headache as well.
They have a soothing effect on the stomach, eliminate gas and bloating and can supposedly help even with stomach ulcers. They are recommended with salt-free diets and are used for getting rid of intestinal parasites.
High blood pressure
Chew a couple of cloves three times a day. Before swallowing, make sure you chew them at least 30 times which will form a lot of saliva. The essential oils of cloves prevent accumulation of blood and therefore help with arthritis and rheumatism.
Cloves stimulate uterine muscles and are therefore added in food for expectant mothers in Asian countries.
Cloves make skin less sensitive and help with skin problems like pimples, acne and burns.
Fatigue and sore muscles
The essential oil of cloves can help with sore muscles. Massaging with the essential oil strengthens muscles that are weakened from working out, a bed rest, multiple sclerosis and similar conditions.
Despite the numerous health benefits it is important to be careful with the quantity. Consuming 5ml of essential oil or 33 grammes of dried cloves can be life-threatening. Anyway, we still believe we convinced you that Cloves truly are the healthiest spice in the World.