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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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Antioxidant potentials of infusions and decoctions: Among extracts, hibiscus infusions and decoctions had significantly higher TPCs varying from 19580+-195 to 52779+-1575ug gallic acid/g corresponding from 2 to 5 and from 2 to 41-fold higher values than those of clove and cinnamon, respectively (Table 3) (P<0.05).
evaluated the use of a clove oil 1% cream for the treatment of chronic anal fissure as opposed to the traditional treatment of stool softeners and lignocaine cream 5% in a single-blind randomized comparative trial over 6 weeks.
clove topping, gibberellic acid and cold storage significantly influenced pseudo-stem height of garlic cloves (P<0.01).
Upon reaching 80% confluency, cancer cells were treated to different concentrations of FMSP-nanoparticles (1.25 [micro]g/mL, 12.5 [micro]g/mL, and 50 [micro]g/mL) alone and in combination with clove extracts (1 [micro]g/mL, 20 [micro]g/mL, 30 [micro]g/mL).
Caption: From top: Softneck garlics contain a greater number of cloves, while hardneck garlics grow a long central stalk.
Farinogarphic curve characteristics of wheat flour incorporated with spices and herbs (cinnamon, clove, garlic, oregano and thyme) in combinations are presented in Table 2 and Fig.
* Stress relief: Research published in 2011 suggests that the eugenol found in cloves may counteract the stress hormone norepinephrine, helping to reduce some of the physiological and mental effects of stress.
The effects of clove oil, xylazine, C[O.sub.2], crush ice, and MgS[O.sub.4] were evaluated separately.
Clove growers, through Zacpo, are also calling for policy reforms such as increased sector research and provision of better support services for farmers.
The study done by the members of Food Safety Research Group was conducted to evaluate the antibacterial activity of aqueous extract of clove against clinical and foodborne isolates.
Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 kg mutton diced with any gristle and fat removed 1 large onion chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 2oz Tan Rosie's Caribbean Style Curry Powder Few sprigs fresh thyme 2 bay leaves 1 tsp ground allspice ' tsp ground cloves - cup vegetable oil - cup butter 1 Scotch bonnet pepper, left whole 2 cups vegetable stock, lamb stock or water 1 cup coconut milk 1 tsp salt 1 tsp black pepper Curry 2.Traditional Rice & Peas Each region of the Caribbean has its own twist on rice and peas.