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CLOVES, WHOLE 20g

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What to know about Cloves:

Did you know that you can test the quality of cloves by seeing how they float in some water? If the heads float vertically or the cloves sink in water, they are of good quality while those that float horizontally are not as high in oil content.

Cloves are the unripe flower buds (10 - 17 mm long) of the up to 14 m tall clove tree (Syzygium aromaticum) of the Myrtaceae family.

Cloves are harvested just before they open, then de-stalked before being sun-dried. In the course of the drying process, they change color from carmine to light to dark brown. It is thought that most of any potential health properties of cloves are present in the buds rather than the stems.

Cloves & Health:

Please refer to the links below for more information on how Cloves may potentially have positive effects on health.


Discussion on Cancer, Antioxidant, Pain relief, Anti-bacterial, Digestion:

http://livestrong.com/article/337268-the-health-benefits-of-clove/


Orac (Oxygen Radical Absorption Capacity) value is 290,283:

http://oracvalues.com/spices-cloves-ground


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Organic herbs and spices from the Spice Sanctuary January 7, 2017
Reviewer: FARIDA VISRAM from MISSISSAUGA, ON Canada  
As a nutritionist, sourcing high quality organic spices that have not been irradiated, thereby preserving their nutritional and medicinal properties is extremely important to me. I have purchased a variety of items from The Spice Sanctuary and can attest to their high quality on all levels, not to mention taste and fragrance. Please buy with confidence.

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Beautiful flavour December 20, 2014
Reviewer: Gabriela Koehler from Ft.Smith, NT Canada  
Love this product. Use it for infused water with Cardamom and Ginger. And now during the holidays I spike Oranges with Cloves and put it on Wood stove. The whole house smells inviting.

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