15 health-enhancing reasons to enjoy clove spice every day
Sandi Cornez's insight:
Clove spice is an often overlooked spice with amazing health benefits.
It is very high on the ORAC score (oxygen radical absorbance capacity), is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, Vitamins C & K, as well as calcium, magnesium, and manganese. Manganese helps to activate certain enzymes within the body and plays a role in fat metabolism. Manganese also stabilizes the nervous system; helping to reduce depression, anxiety, and irritability.
Eugenol is the main bioactive element found in clove. Researchers appreciate the healing capacity of this spice.
Clove is beneficial for treating: Candida, inflammation, periodontol disease, erratic blood sugar levels, asthma, muscle spasms, acne, colds, flu, sore throats, head and lung congestion.
Essential oil of Clove is also helpful in repelling disease carrying chiggers.
Clove can be consumed as a tincture, dried powder and as a tea. For best potency purchase fresh organic clove and grind as necessary.