Product Name – Clove
Specification – 
Cultivation Type – Common & Organic
Form –  Fresh & Dry 
Qnty –  1X20′ FCL > &  1X40′ FCL >
Shipment Terms –  FOB / CIF / DDP / CRF
Payment Termes –  L/C , D/P , D/A , O/A 
Orgin Port –  Colombo SriLanka
Packaging Terms –  25 kg Bags Standard

It is also prominently used in Cigarettes to add flavour. Apart from the seasoning benefits, Cloves are also well known for their health benefits and have been traditionally used as a component in preparing remedies for many diseases. Cloves are the aromatic dried flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae Syzygium aromaticum. Grade & Specification Grade Cloves FAQ Style Dried Moisture 14% max Extraneous matter 02% max Grade Hand Pick Style Dried Moisture 12% max Extraneous matter 0.1% max Headless 02% max Cloves below 10mm 03% max. The average annual total output on a good season is estimated to be around 4000-5000mt. Cloves are also used in Indian ayurvedic medicine, Chinese ayurvedic medicine and western herbalism and dentistry where the essential oil is used as an anodyne (pain killer) for dental emergencies.

Its flavour is due to the presence of a compound called Eugenol (composition varies from 70 – 90%) which has a very strong aroma. Clove oil is a colourless or slightly yellowish liquid becoming darker with age and exposure to has a numbing effect in mouth tissues. The SriLankan cloves season begins in November and lasts for a year relying on the quantity. They are native to the Maluku islands in Indonesia but it is an important spice product used in cuisines all over the world. Cloves provide relief from toothache and this is one of the main reasons why you will see them listed as an Ingredient in 99% of toothpaste. It is used to make oil, as an antiseptic and even for other medicinal purposes. Cloves are a very common type of spices that are extensively used for cooking and other purposes. Cloves are considered a minor export agriculture product in Sri is cultivated primarily in the central and sabaragamuwa provinces of the country.

Health Benefits of Clove

According to a 2011 study, clove buds that had been cleaned, ground to a fine powder, and stored in air-tight containers at room temperature indicated significant anti-microbial activity after being added to a meat emulsion at the level of 0.1 per cent. This indicates utility in further research into whether clove oil can be an effective treatment for acne, by reducing the inflammatory responses associated with the P. Food Poisoning According to a 2018 review, clove oil, and specifically the constituent eugenol, shows advantages over potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate, and other chemical food preservatives in terms of antimicrobial activity, safety, and aroma making it worthy of consideration as a substitute food preservative. If anything, adding cloves to cigarettes makes it easier to consume these dangerous chemicals. In a 2006 study of 73 adults, for instance, researchers found that clove-based gel was comparable to benzocaine (a local anaesthetic) in its ability to ease pain resulting from injections in the mouth. acnes activity and reduced a related inflammatory response in a mouse model. If swallowed, cloves may cause a burning sensation. Contraindications Eugenol slows blood clotting and can lead to an increased risk of bleeding.

They typically contain 60 to 80 per cent tobacco and 20 to 40 per cent ground clove buds and clove oil, along with some other spices. In Germany, a governmental regulatory agency known as the Commission E has approved clove for use as a topical antiseptic and anaesthetic. Pay special attention to prevent infants and children from swallowing clove oil. acnes bacteria. Sourced from Syzygium aromaticum, an evergreen tree that grows in Asia and South America, cloves are a spice used in cooking, rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. When preparing clove oil remedies for younger children, cutting the clove oil with almond oil or olive oil as carrier oil is helpful to dilute the effects. In 2009, the FDA banned the sale of cigarettes containing any flavour other than menthol or tobacco with The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009, which included clove cigarettes, so you will not find them in the US sold over the counter as a complete product, though some people still roll their own, and they can be bought online from international sellers. Acne Although tea tree oil (an essential oil used in aromatherapy) is better known as a natural spot treatment for acne, clove oil is sometimes also used for pimples. According to a 2017 in vivo study, ethanolic clove extract containing eugenol suppressed P. Clove trees prefer partial shade and can be propagated from either seeds or cuttings, though it takes 15 to 20 years for them to reach their full flowering potential. Cloves have been used tonically in traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurvedic medicine to strengthen the immune system, reduce inflammation, and aid in digestion. It is also a good source of fibre.

Cloves have been shown to lead to lowered blood sugar levels and should be avoided by people who are hypoglycemic. Clove oil is perhaps best known as a remedy for toothache and dental pain. While a direct link is not certain, it is better to be safe than sorry. This evergreen tree would do the best in USDA Zones 9b through 12, however, clove trees can be grown in pots and taken indoors in temperate zones during the winter. Clove oil has been found to have an antibacterial effect on common food source Gram-negative bacteria such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella, E.coli, as well as Gram-positive bacteria such as Streptococcus, and Staphylococcus, due to inhibition of bacterial adhesion, migration, biofilm formation, and expression of virulence factors. Common Questions Can I grow my own clove spice? Growing cloves requires a hot and humid climate. Vitamin C and eugenol are both antioxidants which can help slow the development of the chronic disease. Another case report from 1991 describes central nervous system depression in an infant who swallowed clove oil.

In 1992 there was a case report detailing a child who ingested clove oil and experienced disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) and hepatocellular necrosis. As a spice, clove has a history as a healing additive in Ayurvedic medicine, said to “balance the Kapha dosha”. Are clove cigarettes safe? Clove cigarettes, also known as kreteks, are popular in Indonesia and distributed worldwide. The numbing action of the eugenol in clove cigarettes allows for longer and deeper inhaling. According to the review on cloves in the Commission E Monographs, detailing the German authority’s approved preparations of clove oil, 1 to 5 per cent essential oil is recommended for mouthwashes, and undiluted oil is recommended for official dental use. According to nutrition data, one teaspoon of ground cloves contains 30 per cent of the RDI of the mineral manganese, 4 per cent of the RDI of vitamin K, 3 per cent of the RDI of vitamin C, and trace amounts of calcium, magnesium, and vitamin E. It is generally recommended not to swallow it in large amounts and to topically or as a wash instead. In lab tests published in 2009, scientists found that clove bud oil (as well as essential oils of cinnamon and allspice) also helped suppress the growth of listeria, another common bacteria are known to cause food-borne illness, indicating clove oil may be helpful in protecting against food poisoning.

Possible Side Effects While generally recognized as safe for topical use, clove oil has been found to impact the diversity of the intestinal microbiota when ingested due to the sensitivity of even some helpful bacteria in the gut biome to eugenol, as shown in a 2012 study. Manganese is important to bone health. This may make the act of smoking tobacco less harsh in the moment, but does nothing to prevent the risks associated with inhaling nicotine, carbon monoxide, and tar. Due to insufficient research regarding the effects on pregnancy and breast-feeding, it is best to avoid clove products during these periods. Health Benefits Nutrition Facts As a spice, clove confers significant nutritional benefits. Selection, Preparation & Storage Clove oil is available at most health food stores and supermarkets. Containing eugenol, a powerful germicide, as well as caryophyllene, which has antimicrobial properties, clove oil is also used to kill parasites and repel insects. It should be avoided by people with bleeding disorders, those scheduled for surgery, and people on anticoagulant medications. Toothache and Dental Pain Many of the health benefits of clove oil are thought to result from its analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial effects. According to a 2019 pilot study, significant reductions were found in the glucose levels of healthy volunteers who ingested a polyphenolic clove extract, building off of promising results in preclinical studies regarding the effect of clove on helping to regulate blood sugar.

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