cloves, whole

Cloves –native to only a small group of island in Eastern Indonesia (Moluccas) their source was a closely guarded secret  until the 1600’s. Found in the tombs of Egypt, known to the Romans and popular in Europe at the time of the plagues to ward off the smell of death. They were, along with nutmeg and mace the most distance travellers.

They are ama reducing, decongests lungs, stimulates low libido, reduces toothache, headache and back pain.

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