Cloves are the best and safest over the counter toothache remedy. They have antiseptic properties for infections and help to relieve nausea and indigestion and are thought to relieve diarrhea caused by intestinal bacteria.
They make a wonderful powder or infusion for nausea emesis, flatulence, languid indigestion and dyspepsia, and used chiefly to assist the action of other medicines.
Eugenia aromaticum and Syzygium aromaticum
Essential oil, teas, chai, baked goods and other food items, and sometimes the extract.
Topical Uses / Applications:
stimulating and carminative of all aromatics.
Are used in baking, with meats and added to vegetables and fruit.
Volatile oil, gallotannic acid; Caryophyllin; Eugenin; gum, resin, fibre.
GRAS: Generally Recognized As Safe. This herb can be safely consumed when used appropriately. It is possible that anticoagulant medications can be enhanced when using clove.
These statements have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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