Anti-Cancer Benefits Eugenol has also been fount to be a promising anti-cancer agent in numerous studies, potent against melanoma, skin tumors, osteosarcoma (bone), leukemia, cervical, breast, colon, and gastric cancers. Sources: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22634840 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22126019 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21939359 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20858534 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21044050 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2104405
Cloves are one of the highly prized spices, widely recognized in the world. They’re anti-fungal, antibacterial, antiseptic & analgesic. They’re packed with antioxidants & are good sources of minerals, omega-3’s, & vitamins. The spice contains eugenol which has local anesthetic properties that can temporarily alleviate toothaches while helping pull out any infection. In tea form, it can lessen, or prevent, colds & flu & is used as an expectorant, making it easier to cough up phlegm. #dherbs
. Centaury (Rose Pink, Bitter Bloom, Bitter clover) - This is a old North American Indian remedy that is used for dyspepsia; it strengthens the stomach and promotes digestion. Dose: Make a tea of the loose dried herb, 1 teaspoon to 1 cup of boiling water. Although it is bitter, this effective herb is a good accompaniment to all herbal teas and preparations. For taste, combine with other herbs such as fennel, ginger, peppermint, anise, or cardamom. The bitter tonic is antiseptic in stomach…
CLOVE ~ A NATURAL HEALER: Clove oil contains an active ingredient called eugenol, and both the oil and buds themselves have traditionally been rubbed on the gums for toothache! Cloves are also very high in polyphenol antioxidants - a recent study of over 3,100 foods and drinks found herbs and spices to be high in antioxidants, with cloves being the richest of all! #clove #naturalremedies
Found in turmeric, eugenol is also found in many other herbs, spices, and vegetables, including allspice, artichoke, basil, bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, mace, marjoram, myrrh, nutmeg, patchouli and rose oils, sassafras, vanilla, and witch hazel. Many of these are antioxidants and may have numerous health benefits as well, such as cancer prevention, stress relief, reducing cellulite, weight loss, and help for thinning ha
Toothache ~~ You can soothe a toothache with cloves; the old-fashioned remedy really works, says Jack Dillenberg, DDS, dean of the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health. But today, not everyone has the spice handy, so he recommends eugenol—clove extract—available at your pharmacy. Soak a cotton ball and place it directly on the tooth for several minutes, and the pain should subside until you can get to a dentist.