clove tree


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clove tree

A tropical tree, the buds of which have a high concentration of essential oil containing eugenol and eugenyl acetate; it is analgesic, anti-emetic, antiseptic and carminative, and has been used to treat abdominal bloating and athlete’s foot (tinea pedis).
 
Herbal medicine
Cloves have been used to treat nausea and toothaches.

Chinese medicine
In Chinese medicine, cloves have been used to treat diarrhoea and hernias.
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In North Sulawesi, many farmers cut their clove trees for firewood.
It is principally employed for agriculture, such as clove trees.
Because a substantial part of the population was supposed to look after a certain quota of clove trees, the production of which had to be delivered at a set price to the VOC, it was important to have a more exact idea of the number of subjects.
The beauty of the Dutch gardens in New Amsterdam was reported by an early traveler who cited "white and red roses, stock roses, cornelian roses, eglantine, jenoffelins, gillyflowers, different varieties of fine tulips, crown-imperials, white lilies, anemones, bare-dames, violets, marigolds, summersots, clove trees.
You'll see bright red cocoa pods, huge banana flowers, clove trees, and slender cassava plants (the source of tapioca).