Cloves are one of the famous spices with a unique flavour which have a lot of benefits for human body and are available all around the world. They are loaded with some important nutrients such as Vitamins, Minerals and Fibre. Cloves include Vitamin such as Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate, Vitamin D, Vitamin E and Vitamin K. Minerals found in cloves are Calcium, Magnesium, Iron, Phosphorous, Potassium, Sodium and Zinc.
Here are some surprising health benefits of Clove:
Due to their carminative properties, cloves play a vital role in the digestion process. They help in improving digestion by stimulating the secretion of certain digestive enzymes. Cloves help to relax the sooth lining of a gastrointestinal tract, so they are also good for alleviating gastric irritability, vomiting, diarrhoea, intestinal gas, stomach ache and nausea.
Some research shows that cloves have chemo-preventive or anti-carcinogenic properties which can help to control cancer in their early stages.
Cloves help to regulate diabetes by controlling insulin. Insulin is essential to maintain the steady level of blood sugar. Cloves imitate the function of insulin in certain ways and help in regulating the blood sugar level.
Cloves contain rich amount of antioxidants which may help to prevent the liver disease. It also helps in metabolism process and decreases the antioxidants in the liver. Due to its hepatoprotective properties, Clove extracts provide the counter effect and protect the liver.
Boosts immune system
Cloves contain a high amount of antioxidants which help in improving the immune system by fighting off oxidative damage and free radicals. Cloves also increase the production of white blood cells and improve the hypersensitivity.
Treats Oral Disease
Cloves can help to treat gum conditions like gingivitis and periodontitis. It contains eugenol that acts as an analgesic and antiseptic agent which helps to minimize the infection inside the mouth. Cloves can also be used as a natural painkiller for a toothache due to their anaesthetic property.
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