Clove

Latin name: Eugenia caryophyllata (Syzygium aromaticum)

Botanical family: Myrtaceae

Origin: Madagascar, Reunion, The West Indies, Indonesia, Tanzania

Distilled part: Flower bud

Aromatic molecules: Eugenol, acetate eugenyl

This precious spice was long the monopoly of Dutch merchants. The "cloves" have a unique essential oil content (18-20%), including eugenol. These are the dried flower buds of the clove, large tree evergreen native of the Moluccas.

Properties:

  • Anti-infective with broad spectrum antifungal, antiviral, antibacterial, antiparasitic
  • immune stimulant
  • Pain killer
  • Stimulating digestive and intestinal
  • anticoagulant
  • general tonic and neurotonic
  • endocrine tonic
  • uterine tonic
  • Invigorating the nervous system

Application areas :

  • immune benefits: Convalescence, end tiredness winter, epidemics (for aerial antiseptic), fatigue, infections (bacteria, viruses, fungi), tropical diseases (amoebiasis, typhoid fever), malaria, weakened immune system zoster, herpes simplex,
  • digestive benefits: Bloating, gas, putrefaction and / or intestinal fermentation, infectious diarrhea, intestinal infections (streptococcus, staphylococcus, E. coli, Candida, helicobacter pylori, etc.), inflammation of the small intestine or colon, intestinal spasms,
  • skin benefits: Mycosis of the feet, skin parasitic, insect bites, warts, infection or dental pain (and / or oral), and migraines related to dental pain,
  • muscle and joint benefits: inflammations, rheumatism, arthritis, arthritis, muscle pain,
  • ENT and respiratory benefits: Influenza, ENT or respiratory infection, pharyngitis, colds,
  • urogenital benefits: Childbirth (promotes contractions), uterine trenches (if not breastfeeding), urinary and genital infections (cystitis, venereal disease, prostatitis, etc.)
  • Other benefits: endocrine imbalances (ovaries, pituitary, thyroid, adrenals)
  • Benefits on the psycho-emotional: Anxiety, asthenia physical and / or mental exhaustion, confidence (lack), latent depression, dark thoughts, postpartum depression (if not breastfeeding), frigidity, impotence, libido faltering, inhibitions mental, fears (especially those related to childbirth), somnolence.

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