Cloves are an ancient remedy that caught on early – very early. The first recorded evidence of cloves being used for medicinal purposes goes back to 1721 BC in biblical Syria. Those primitive healers did not need modern science to recognize one of nature’s most potent herbs. Cloves naturally exhibit anti-microbial, anti-parasitic, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory properties. This combination of attributes make them a powerful and diverse curative.

Bowl of ClovesAnti-Parasitic Attributes

One of the most important qualities of the clove is its ability to naturally rid the body of a range of microbes, parasites, and harmful bacteria, such as:

  • Various harmful viruses and bacteria
  • Microorganisms that are responsible for the illnesses; malaria, tuberculosis, and cholera
  • Many types of fungi, including candida and yeast
  • All species of shigella, staph, and strep
  • Parasites, such as scabies, and their eggs

Other Uses

Valued for their natural anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, some other remedial uses for cloves are:

  • Topically, to treat toothaches
  • Topically, to relieve aches and pains, such as those caused by arthritis
  • To soothe and clean scrapes and bruises
  • To relieve upper-respiratory infections and expectorate phlegm
  • To help relax the lining of the GI tract; alleviating vomiting, diarrhea, intestinal gas, and stomachaches


There are various ways to enjoy the many benefits of the clove, depending on your desired results. Below are three popular ways to use cloves as a curative:

  1. In order to rid your body of parasites and harmful microbes, you can consume powdered cloves in capsule form.
  2. Whole cloves can be added to tea or hot water to improve digestion.
  3. To relieve aches, pains, toothaches, or minor scrapes, apply clove oil directly to the affected area.

Find clove supplements in the Living Clean Store, such as Clove Capsules or the Complete Herbal Parasite Program by the Dr. Clark Research Association,
or you can read more about the natural removal of parasites:

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