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CLOVES



    • Cloves possess antibacterial, anesthetic, aphrodisiac, analgesic, antispasmodic, carminative and stimulant properties. Moreover, the herb contains eugenol, a compound which works as a potent platelet inhibitor. In other words, it helps prevent blood clots. Thus, Laung or clove benefits your cardiovascular health.


      • Its anti-fungal qualities make clove oil effective in reducing Athlete’s foot and Ringworm. When taking internally, it helps cure diarrhea.

      • Having a mixture of clove powder and honey is one of the best clove home remedies to for nausea, vomiting, abdominal bloating and upset stomach.

      • Prepare a paste by adding salt crystals, cloves and some water. Now, apply it on your forehead and temples. This is one of the most valuable home remedies for headaches using cloves.

        • To heal a nasty toothache, soak a cotton ball in clove oil and place it around the aching tooth

        •  It is believed that massaging clove oil on the belly helps the uterus in contractions during child birth.

        •  Simply chewing a clove bud can help soothe a sore throat.

        •  Application of clove oil on the affected area works as an efficient natural home remedy for muscular cramps and arthritis pain. 

        • It contains very good amounts of vitamin A and beta carotene levels. These compounds are known to have antioxidant properties. 

        • This spice is a good source of vitamin-K, vitamin-B6 (pyridoxine), thiamin (vitamin B-1), vitamin-C and riboflavin. Consumption of foods rich in vitamin C helps body develop resistance against infectious agents and scavenge harmful oxygen free radicals.Consumption of natural foods rich in flavonoids helps to protect body from lung and oral cavity cancers.

        • Excellent aid for skin disorders, such as acne.

        • Clove's antiviral and cleansing properties purify the body, augmenting our resistance to disease.

        • Due to its antiseptic characteristics, clove and clove oil work as an effective remedy for some common problems such as cuts, fungal infections, burns, wounds, athlete's foot and bruises. The clove oil if directly applied on the skin can cause irritation. The clove oil is hence used in the diluted form.
        Precautions
        • Though clove is a safe spice still, a fairly small amount of individuals may be allergic to it. Those suffering from hypertension should also avoid taking this herb.

        • This stimulant herb is not considered good for bilious people. Plus, children should not consume clove oil or supplements.

        •  Clove oil should not be applied on skin for long, or else it may give rise to burning sensation, sores or rashes.

        • When taken in excess, cloves can cause heartburn.

        • Eating clove is also avoided during pregnancy

        Friday

        Green Chillies at its best!

        Green chilies is always surrounded by a thought of tears in eyes and burn in mouth ,but actually it is a great miracle food.

        It is surprising to know that green chilies contain more vitamin c than oranges ,so makes your immune system healthy and has more beta-carotene than carrots!It helps in removing blood clots,removing congestion in the blood and curing migraines,arthritis,sinusitis.

        Isn't it something you should not blame !
        Eating chilies even eases pain in the body as consuming it the brain releases endorphin which relaxes body from the pain and it inhibits the growth of prostate cancer and leukemia.



         It helps reduce fats from the body so helps to some extent to keep you in shape!It is fat free has almost null cholesterol and good amount of fiber. When green chilies turn red they are loaded with vitamin A.

        Great For Your Skin :Green chili peppers are also rich in Vitamin E that is essential for producing certain natural skin oils. So, having spicy food can actually give you good skin and good shape as green chili have zero calories.

        Green chilies keep prostrate cancer at bay,as loaded with free radicals protect body against  free radicals..boosts immunity and keeps heart strong. 

        he heat produced by the chilies, act as an effective pain reliever, as a digestive and anti-ulcer aid