Health benefits of clove

Cloves are among the richest anti-oxidants of all spices found in kitchen.Cloves are used since many centuries both as herb and a spice.Indian people make use of clove to get rid of bad breath.It is rich in medicinal and nutritional value.

Clove health benefits
Clove health benefits

Cloves have analgesic characteristic which is best for the treatment of tooth aches and other similar dental problems.They are very beneficial for heart, stomach and liver. Clove also help fight infection because of its germicidal and antiseptic characteristics.

Health benefits of clove:

1) Nutritional property  

Cloves are rich in sodium, calcium,potassium,proteins, carbohydrates,phosphorus and manganese.They are rich in omega 3 fatty acids and dietary fibre which are very beneficial for maintaining good health.

2)Antiseptic properties

The antiseptic property of clove is used to heal cuts, wounds, burns and fungal infections.It is also  used to cure spasms and pain.

3)Analgesic properties

Eugenol is a compound found in clove which has analgesic property to cure gum diseases.It helps relieving toothache.And is thus used in many mouth sprays, dental creams and mouthwash.


The antioxidant present in clove are very useful for treating digestion problem.It helps in relieving the symptoms  such as vomiting, diarrhoea, nausea and abdomen irritability.

5)Bad breath

Clove is used best as mouth fresheners.To keep bad breath away keep some cloves with you and chew them whenever you want to.Cloves when mixed with milk and salt are very useful in curing headache.

Also the eugenol in clove prevents blood clot and controls the uneven blood glucose levels.

“The information present here is for general purpose please consult your doctor before taking any medication/therapy”


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