An extensively utilized culinary spice since ancient times, clove rivals other well-known spices such as cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg for popularity. Clove is used in liqueurs and mulled wine, perfumes and even love potions. More recently, clove oil has been employed for its analgesic effects in dentistry.
FLAVOR NOTES AND ENERGETICS
Highly aromatic and pungent. Heating.
Topical anesthetic, carminative
USES AND PREPARATIONS
Dried flower buds whole or powdered as a culinary spice, as part of a tea blend, or as an essential oil.
Occasionally dried leaf is used as well
Specific: Consumption should not exceed small amounts for use as a spice. Consult a qualified healthcare practitioner before using in therapeutic doses.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
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