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  • Cloves

100% Certified organic Cloves

 

Syzygium aromaticum

 

Studies have proven antibacterial activity of cloves in vitro against eight bacterial species by the disc diffusion method.  Dosage is recommended1:4 drops in capsule, taken with food.

 

Cloves are the unopened flower of the clove plant. They contain volatile oil containing eugenol, acetyl eugenol, methyl salicylate, pinene, vanillin, as well as gum and tannins. Studies have shown cloves to be strongly antiseptic, anesthetic, and antispasmodic. They have been used as a panacea in Southeast Asia, where they are native, for thousands of years. Their antiseptic property is used to treat infections such as malaria, cholera, tuberculosis, and parasites such as scabies. They relieve gas, bloating, colic, and coughs. Topically they can relieve spasms. They stimulate mind and body and have been used as an aphrodisiac and to stimulate and strengthen contractions in labor. The essential oil is possibly the most popular natural remedy for toothaches and oral infections.

 

Andrew Chevallier. DK Publishing. (2016). Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine (3rd ed.). New York, NY. 97.

 

Keskin, D, Toroglus S. Studies on antimicrobial activities of solvent extracts of different spices.  J. Environ Bid.  2011 Mar; 32 (2): 251-6.

 

Moore, Michael.  Herbal Materia Medica Southwest School of Botanical Medicine. 1995. p. 8.

 

 

 

 

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