What is Clove?

Clove, whose homeland is Indonesia, is known as one of the spices that find its place in all world cuisines. This spice, which belongs to the Myrtaceae family, belongs to the dicotyledon class of the angiosperm branch. They are ready to be harvested when their height is 1.5 – 2.0 cm. The spice obtained from the flower buds of the clove tree is black in color, woody and extremely fragrant.

What are the Benefits of Cloves?

The main benefits of clove, which contains many benefits for human health, are as follows;

  • It is a very powerful antioxidant.
  • It helps to remove bad odor in the mouth.
  • It is effective against nausea.
  • It relieves mental and physical fatigue.
  • It is good for indigestion and bloating problems.
  • It helps to eliminate intestinal and stomach problems.
  • It helps to get rid of harmful toxins and microbes.
  • It is extremely beneficial for oral and dental health due to its antiseptic and anesthetic properties.

How should cloves be consumed?

Clove, which is a natural source of healing for many people due to the vitamins and minerals it contains, can be used in different ways. In order to eliminate problems such as bad breath, cloves in the form of grains can be chewed. At the same time, it can be easily consumed by brewing like tea or adding it to other teas. At the same time, powdered cloves can be used in many different types of cakes, pies and fruit desserts, optionally, to flavor the taste of food.