Natural Remedies

What would happen if You Chewed One Clove Daily

Clove: A Natural Remedy with Potent Properties

Clove, a common spice, offers a surprising range of potential health benefits supported by ongoing research. It's traditionally been used as a natural numbing agent for toothaches, thanks to the compound eugenol found in its essential oil.

The Power of Eugenol and Beyond

Eugenol is the star of clove oil, but it's not alone. Clove contains a wealth of other phytonutrients with potential health effects. You can use clove oil directly, chew a whole clove, or even apply it topically to the scalp for potential benefits against fungus and related toxins.

Clove's Diverse Benefits

Research suggests clove may:

  • Boost the effectiveness of antibiotics, potentially allowing for lower dosages.

  • Aid in managing H. pylori infections and improve conditions like ulcers, gastritis, and digestive discomfort.

  • Act as a natural MAO inhibitor, offering potential antidepressant-like effects.

  • Exhibit anti-inflammatory and even anti-cancer properties.

Safety Considerations

Clove is generally considered safe in moderate amounts, but excessive clove oil can be toxic. Avoid clove if you have an allergy, are pregnant, or are breastfeeding. 

Last updated: Mar 18, 2024 17:08 PM