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The wonderful aroma of clove. Warm, almost hot but not, exciting and exotic. Use it to uplift the spirit! Clove can also stop toothache and bring up phlegm from the lungs.
Clove essential oil is derived from the buds of the clove tree. Several parts of the clove plant are used in herbal medicine including the oils, dried flower buds, leaves, and stems. Clove essential oil is strong medicine so use with caution. SInce clove essential oil has a numbing effect on the gums, it is often used to relieve toothache pain and should be kept in every medicine cabinet.
It is also used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting. Clove essential oil can be used when treating colds, flu, and stomach virus. Clove oil is very antiseptic and has lots of antioxidants that build immunity and fight off infection. Powdered cloves make a good tea but should only be used in moderation.
Yes, cloves are an excellent expectorant! Sip clove tea and inhale the vapors. Try to relax. This can really help bronchitis and other lung ailments where mucus is present. Cloves also helps keep the liver in good health. Cloves are full of healthy antioxidants!
When inhaled, clove essential oil acts as a stimulant to the body and mind. It also rejuvenates the spirit. Cloves are also good for patients in the early stages of lung cancer and can help regulate a diabetic's blood sugar levels. Studies show that cloves can stop cells from mutating. A wonderful spice, cloves is exotic and full of mystery.
Clove is used in breath mints, mouthwash, soap, perfume, cosmetics, and other herbal products. Cloves are best known for use in the kitchen. Whole cloves can be used as pins to attach slices of pineapple to baked ham. Yummy.
Cloves are an effective ant repellant. MIx with water and spray or sprinkle in ant trails.
* Do not give cloves to children under three. Clove essential oil should only be used in moderation and only for two weeks at a time. Avoid clove oil when pregnant. Dilute before using. Do not take essential oils internally without consulting a professional aromatherapist. Always consult with a healthcare professional before using any herbal remedy especially if pregnant, nursing, or taking other medicines.