Already in ancient China, it was known that this plant freshens the breath, so it is not surprising that even today we can find cloves among the ingredients of various oral hygiene products.
Its antibacterial effect is due to the active substance eugenol, which in small quantities is also contained in cinnamon, and gives a specific aroma to the spice.
Below are some of the benefits of the charming Cloves, as well as two tea recipes.
Helps with weight management.
Cloves have natural inhibitors of the production of fatty acids, helping to lose weight.
Helps prevent cancer.
It has been found that clove spice extract can stop the growth of tumors and cause cell death in damaged cells.
Keeps the skin healthy.
Eugenol is a strong antioxidant in cloves, it can protect the skin from aging.
Helps prevent heart disease.
The clove spice is high in minerals such as magnesium, manganese, potassium, iron and selenium. Clove extract improves blood flow to the brain and heart.
Helps improve respiratory health.
The expectorant properties of cloves help to thin and expel mucus from the respiratory tract.
Regulates blood sugar.
Clove spice oil contains eugenol and acetyl eugenol, which have been found to modulate pathways involved in glucose metabolism.
Helps in strengthening immunity. increasing the body's ability to fight infection and disease.
Cloves contain powerful antioxidants that prevent oxidative stress on the skin and the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
May help prevent liver disease.
It helps protect the liver from damage caused by toxins such as free radicals through its antioxidant effects, promoting detoxification processes.
Cloves surpass blueberries with more than 30 times more antioxidants.
The clove is very beneficial for digestion and stomach disorders, relieves indigestion and reduces bloating.
Cloves have powerful anti-parasitic properties and help promote healthy digestion.
Clove tea accelerates the metabolism, increases the production of saliva and gastric juice, which are responsible for digestion. This accelerates fat burning and makes the weight loss process faster.
- In 1 liter of purified water, add 1 tsp. clove.
- Bring to a boil over low heat and simmer for another 10 minutes over low heat.
- Cover the tea with a lid and let it sit until the liquid cools.
- Then just strain yourself to drink 3 glasses (of 200 ml) a day.
You can add other ingredients to this tea. In combination with them, tea will have stronger weight loss properties, acting as a thermogenic agent, increasing more active burning of calories, reducing swelling.
Another recipe for a delicious and healthy tea
This Clover/Cinnamon tea has very simple ingredients and includes:
- 3 tsp. cloves,
- 3 cinnamon sticks,
- 3 tsp. grated ginger root and 1 liter of water.
And you can make it exactly the same way like the one from the first recipe.
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