Clove powder is the ground form of the spice cloves. Cloves are the dry and immature flower buds from the clove tree. Cloves have an important place in the traditional medicine of Chinese and Ayurveda. To make it soft and flavourful cook or soak in water. As compared to clove spice, powder tends to lose its flavor faster.
People use clove essential oil as an antiseptic and pain reliever especially for toothaches and stomach pain because of its antioxidant properties. People mix it with other oils to treat various other disorders. Cloves are one of the main ingredients in gingerbread baked goods or a staple spice in Indian cuisine.
It is advisable to add cloves while cooking foods like kidney beans or black gram for more benefits. It adds spiciness and aromatic flavor to dishes. They emit a strong and spicy scent while cooking meat. People add cloves only in small amounts because of their rich flavor.
Health Benefits of cloves:
Mix clove oil with sesame oil and apply it on the fo