Conventionally used in cooking, the medicinal uses of cloves have been known for centuries. This healing spice provides amazing antibacterial, antiviral and antiseptic properties and can even be used as a natural anesthetic. Our Organic Clove powder is one of the most potent natural sources of antioxidants ever discovered with an ORAC score over 3000 per gram.
The Clove has been used in Asian culture for over 2,000 years! Dating back as far as 200 BC, Cloves were chewed by Chinese servants to keep their breath smelling sweet while in the presence of the Emperor as not to offend him. In China and Persia, this fragrant spice was also used as an aphrodisiac. Cloves have also been traditionally used to alleviate tooth aches and to combat cholera, tuberculosis and Malaria. Today, the Clove is commonly used to combat a variety of illnesses.
Cloves are the dried flower buds of the Clove Tree, a type of evergreen tree that grows in tropical environments. The unique phytonutrient components of the Clove are accompanied by a large amount of beneficial nutrients. Studies have shown that Cloves contain a substantial amount of manganese, dietary fiber, vitamin C and omega 3 fatty acids, calcium and magnesium. The Clove has unique phytonutrient components such as the flavonoids, kaempferol, and rhamnetin which contribute to the Cloves powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant capacities.
The most significant chemical found in Cloves is eugenol, which provides Cloves with their extraordinary medicinal value. Eugenol is a potent anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antifungal agent which can be twice as effective as traditional antifungal medications. Eugenol a powerful fat-soluble antioxidant can promote healthy blood circulation by lowering the levels of fat peroxide in red blood cells, keeping the body's antioxidant enzymes at healthy levels. In the USA, the eugenol extracted from cloves is often used in dentistry to ease discomfort during root canal and temporary filling procedures due to its mild anesthetic and antiseptic capabilities. The component beta-caryophyllene is also found in Cloves adding to their anesthetic ability. Clove oil is often found in over-the-counter sore throat sprays and mouth washes due to its natural antiseptic and analgesic qualities.
Cloves can also aid in digestive system function. Cloves can remedy an array of digestive problems including flatulence, and vomiting. This promotion of healthy digestion can even help to boost metabolism. Cloves are a natural antispasmodic and can be applied topically to soothe muscle spasms or brewed as a tea to remedy heavy coughing episodes. Sucking on cloves has been known to reduce the craving for alcohol.
Some possible benefits of our raw organic Clove powder may include:
● Promoting healthy digestion
● Soothing indigestion, vomiting & diarrhea
● Anti-inflammatory qualities
● Relief from a hernia
● Fighting ringworm
● Promoting healthy respiratory function
● Anti-gout properties
● Relieving toothaches
● Reducing insomnia symptoms
● Curbing the desire for alcohol
● Mild anesthetic properties
● Natural antiseptic properties
● Boosting metabolism
● Promoting healthy blood circulation
● Anti-viral properties
● Anti-oxidant qualities
The Clove has been used for years, appreciated for its wonderful effects on the body. This well known Asian remedy is now available to you. Feel the antioxidant power of our raw Organic Clove Powder!
Suggested Use: Add to any recipe, dessert or smoothie that needs a fragrant kick and antioxidant boost.
Botanical Name: Syzygium aromaticum
Other Names: Lavang, cengkeh, cengkih, Laung, Kabsh qarunfil, Kabsh qaranful, Kruidnagel, Choji, Choji, Kurobu, Krambu, Lavanga, Clavo, Clavo de olor, Dinh huong
Origin: Sri Lanka - Certified Organic
Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our raw Clove powder is certified organic and passes our strict quality assurance which includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. ZNaturalFoods.com offers raw Organic Clove powder packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your Organic raw Clove powder in a cool, dark, dry place.