There are so many health purposes for cloves and cloves oil that a three hundred page book can be written detailing the many healing or health properties for using cloves and it strong oil.
Clove Parts used
Cloves (Caryophyllus aromaticus), the parts used are the fruit.
Cloves properties are antiemetic, antiseptic, carminative, aromatic, stimulant, and anodyne.
What cloves affect
Cloves affect the lungs, circulation, intestines, stomach, and mouth.
How you can prepare cloves
- As an infusion, steep 6-16 minutes, take 1-2 tbsp. 2-3 times daily.
- As a fluid extract, take 7-30 drops 3 times a day.
- Cloves oil, take 1-2 drops 3 times a day.
- As a powder form, take 1-6 #0 capsules (2-10 grains) 3 times a day.
The purposes of using cloves
To stop nausea and vomiting, internally, add a few drops of cloves oil in warm water. Cloves help digestion because of its antiseptic and anti-parasitic properties. Clove warms and stimulates the body, which is beneficial to people with cold extremities. Cloves can improve digestion and blood circulation. If you have a cold, fever or flu clove can promote sweating, and clove can be used to treating a whooping cough. Clove is very good for relieving gas and helping intestinal spasm. Clove oil can be used to apply directly to a toothache to stop the pain.
Clove is one of the electrical alkaline herbs in Dr. Sebi's nutritional guide food list for being able to compliment the body biological structure to promote healing and aiding the body to its original healthful state.
So when you think of clove, think of all the benefits and medicinal properties associated with it. For example, think of cloves as a breath freshener, a mouth wash or as a toothache remedy.
Think of cloves as an aid for digestion and dealing with an upset stomach; think of cloves powder as a remedy for dealing with tooth pain, and think of cloves as an effective method of relieving bloating gas. Finally, think of clove oil for dealing with pain for arthritis, rheumatism, and other inflammation pain issues.
References: herbwisdom, African Holistic Health, Dr. Afrika