Clove is not only one of the most delightful aromatic spices used for culinary purposes, but also has incredible healing benefits. Whole cloves are actually the dried flower buds of an evergreen tree and have potent antiseptic and anti-fungal properties particularly in regards to the digestion.

Clove pacifies all three doshas in the body to varying degrees and can spark up a sluggish, weak and disinterested digestive fire or Agni. Clove can ignite the Agni without aggravating the Pitta dosha when used in moderation and aids in soothing a build up of gas or Vata in the colon.

Clove can be used to treat a variety of bacterial and fungal conditions, and is an optimum spice used to manage nausea and vomiting in Morning Sickness. Please click here to access a Clove Cold Infusion recipe for managing Morning Sickness. Or for a simple Clove and Cinnamon Decoction to treat Intestinal Worms, please click here.

Clove oil is a common Ayurvedic remedy seen even in the Western communities as a support for managing tooth pain, tooth sensitivity and other nerve related pain conditions associated with headaches, back pain and arthritic joint pain. Click here for Ayurvedic strategies using clove oil to manage your dental health.

In addition, clove can do wonders for a low libido and supports the treatment of impotence, premature ejaculation and excess vaginal discharge. For further guidance and treatment recommendations in treating these conditions Ayurvedically, please be in touch with us here to make an appointment.

With light and love,

Tamika x

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