Cloves are the undeveloped aromatic flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae and can be used whole or ground. They have a strong, sweet pungent flavor and aroma. Cloves warm, spicy and slightly bitter flavor is used in sauces, soups and rice dishes, notably a number of traditional Indian dishes like garam masala. They also lend a sweet and spicy flavor to various baked goods and beverages. Cloves provide antiseptic and anti-inflammatory qualities and nutritionally, they are an excellent source of manganese, as well as fiber, vitamin K, vitamin C, calcium and magnesium.
Dried Flower Buds / Whole
TISANE "HERBAL" TEA BREW TIMES:
Ground tisane teas and tea bags - Steep 2 to 5 minutes
Loose leaf tisane teas - Steep 3-5 minutes
Root and seed-based tisane teas - Steep 6-8 minutes
*Steep in newly boiling water (212ºF) to best release the health benefits.
Banana Clove Pancakes
Faulknerian Family Spice Cake, with Caramel Icing
Maple Garam Masala Glazed Ham Recipe
Specific: Consumption should not exceed small amounts for use as a spice. Consult a qualified healthcare practitioner before using in therapeutic doses.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. Keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets.
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