Indian Carnation represents a plant with lanceolate leaves with small cream flowers, edible fruits and oblong reddish colors. Dried flowers are used in the kitchen, by adding them to the garnish, sweets, bread and pasta.
The oil of cloves has analgesic and antiseptic properties.
It is used against headaches, menstrual pain, thrush (fungal infection), colds, toothache and sore throat.
In addition, it is used to make fragrances in perfumes. Carnation has a strong and constant smell.
The oil of clove has been found to act as an antioxidant, it releases hydrogen and destroys polyunsaturated fats, prevents premature aging of the skin.
Tincture of clove are used as mouthwash to remove odor. It is recommended to use in the fight against hypothyroidism, for the proper functioning of the thyroid gland.
Also infusion of clove could be used to control cholesterol levels. It is quite suitable for the treatment of fungal and skin infections. Due to the anti-inflammatory properties of the carnation, it can be used to treat viral diseases.
Tea of clove increases the saliva and gastric juices. By participating in digestion as tea it accelerates the processes related to the separation of fat, so it is useful for those who want to lose weight.
Preparation of tea is very easy and simple. Pour a spoon of Indian cloves into a liter of boiling water and cook for 10 minutes on low heat. Then strain and ready for consumption. It is advisable to drink up to 3 glasses per day.
The combination with other ingredients strengthens the effect of Indian cloves. We offer a recipe for tea that speeds up metabolism and reduces swelling of the abdomen.
You will need:
3 tablespoons of cloves
3 pinch cinnamon
3 tablespoons of grated ginger
1 liter of water.
Once the water of clove and cinnamon boils, remove from the hot plate and add the ginger. Leave for 5 minutes, then strain and drink. This tea can be drunk warm or cold.
Contraindications: Not recommended for pregnant women, as it causes contraction of the uterus, which can lead to abortion!