Amazing Benefits Of Cloves (Laung) For Skin, Hair And Health

1. Reduce Toothache.

 You can temporarily alleviate the pain by dabbing a little clove oil on a cotton ball and placing it on the sore tooth or on your gums. An added benefit is that it will also pull out any infection.

2. Relieve upper respiratory infections.

Ayurveda suggests making a tea to lessen, or prevent, colds and flu. It is also used as an expectorant, making it easier to cough up phlegm. Cloves are a natural painkiller and also attack germs, so they’ll help you get rid of that sore throat.

3. Reduce inflammation.

Use clove oil to massage sore muscles; some also use it for arthritis and rheumatism.

4. Treat scrapes and bruises.

Cloves are pretty strong and can sting, so the best bet is to probably make a poultice with a little olive oil.

5. Improve digestion

Cloves help relax the smooth lining of the GI tract, so they help alleviate vomiting, diarrhea, intestinal gas and stomachaches. Just be careful; since they’re strong, they can also irritate the stomach.

6. Enhance sexual health 

Sometimes used as an aphrodisiac, cloves can also help men from reaching orgasm too early.

7. Flatulence

Clove is mixed with water and used in the preparation of tea to overcome flatulence

8. Cold:

Common cold can be treated effectively by drinking a lukewarm mixture made with ten drops of clove oil and honey. Drink it twice or thrice a day.

9. Aphrodisiac

Clove is also an aphrodisiac and its fragrance eliminates exhaustion and fatigue related thoughts.

10. Stress

It thus soothes the senses and relieves stress in the body. Mix cloves with basil, mint and cardamom in water to make a flavoured tea. Take this along with honey to provide you relief from stress.

11. Treats and Removes Acne

Clove oil has been found very potent for acne removal. It is to be applied topically to the affected areas. It is often blended with face packs or massage creams for application on the skin.

12. Cures Blemishes and Scars

It comes in handy for the removal of blemishes and scars from the skin. When clove oil is applied directly on the skin under professional supervision, it truly works as a mild chemical peel. It exfoliates the blemished or dead skin gently and makes the skin appear healthier and clearer.

13. Prevents Hair Loss

Cloves or clove oil can be used to prevent hair loss. It can also be used for the purpose of thickening the hair.

14. Hair Color Refresher

Clove tea can be used as a great hair color refresher. Apply clove tea after the coloring of the hair and shampoo is done. Always make sure to get the clove tea cold before its application on the hair. Your hair will appear full of life and fresh with just one rinse of clove tea once the shampoo is done. The clove scent also works as a perk for the refreshed hair. It makes the hair feel rejuvenated.

Having read about what the health benefits of cloves are, do make sure that you include them in your daily food.

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