Herbs & Natural Foods for Health

Cloves

Scientific Name - Eugenia caryophyllata

Properties - Anesthetic, germicidal, insect repellent

Common Uses - Commonly used for toothaches, and in mouthwash.

Parts Used - Oil, unopened flower bud

Locating & Handling - Purchase whole or ground cloves in spice section of grocery store. Oil is also readily available.

Caution - None

Origin - Moluccas


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