Clove Essential oil has been shown to possess powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which mean that it can protect against cardiovascular disease.
Cloves originated in the Maluku Islands (historically called the Spice Islands) – a chain of islands located between Indonesia and Malaysia. These islands harbor two spices: nutmeg and cloves. Cloves have been used in Indian Ayurvedic medicine for treating respiratory and digestive ailments and in Traditional Chinese Medicine for bad breath, indigestion, diarrhea, ringworm, athlete’s foot, and to calm the nerves. Clove oil has been shown to possess powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which mean that it can protect against cardiovascular disease. Cloves are the flowers of clove trees. Cloves are made up of 2 main chemicals called eugenol and beta-caryophyllin, which are responsible for cloves’ medicinal value. Clove oil is extracted from cloves by steam distillation.
12 Uses of Clove Essential Oil:
- Relieves Toothaches
- Respiratory problems
- Indigestion and nausea
- Blood circulation issues and blood purification
- Boosts the immune system weakness
- Improve the appearance of scars
Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer in the U.S.? It is also a major cause of disability. There are many different forms of heart disease. The most common cause of heart disease is narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries, the blood vessels that supply blood to the heart itself. This is called coronary artery disease and happens slowly over time. It’s the major reason people have heart attacks.
You can help reduce your risk of heart disease by taking steps to control factors that put you at greater risk
- Control your blood pressure
- Lower your cholesterol
- Don’t smoke
- Get regular exercise
Let’s take a look at a recent study. Researchers investigated the effect of clove essential oil and its major constituent, eugenol on fatty liver and dyslipidemia.
The results were clove essential oil was found to produce significant improvement in fatty liver and dyslipidemia with consequent expected protection from cardiovascular diseases and other complications of fatty liver.