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Cloves: Testosterone Booster, Aphrodisiac, Antioxidant King & Improves Tooth Health
Cloves (Syzygium aromaticum) are great for men, mainly because a small amount of cloves can increase testosterone – which is why cloves works as an aphrodisiac for both men and women. I personally apply a dash of ground clove powder in my everyday coffee cup, which adds a wonderful aroma to the coffee.
In Asia many men use large amounts of cloves or Syzygium aromaticum to enhance their sexual performance and to prevent premature ejaculation, but large amounts aren’t necessary because according to a study (Just a little clove for more testosterone) cloves raise testosterone when it’s eaten in small amounts – but actually lowers testosterone when one consumes too much of cloves.
The aphrodisiac effect of cloves has been confirmed by studies also:
As the study shows, cloves might be also a good way to shorten your post-ejaculatory interval.
People have been chewing on whole cloves for thousands of years in order to freshen their breath. It is said that in ancient China if anyone wanted to speak to the emperor, they were required to have a clove in their mouth.
Cloves are a powerful stimulant. Combined with cinnamon, the effects are even stronger. Which is why I like to add both Ceylon cinnamon and ground cloves in my coffee.
Guess what has the highest antioxidant rating out of all foods?
So… It appears that it is very wise to add some clove powder in (for example) your coffee.
Clove benefits summarized
Raises testosterone thus acts as a aphrodisiac for both men and women, and personally cloves definitely affect erection strenght. See study: Just a little clove for more testosterone and remember not to go overboard on it.
One of the active compounds in clove is methyl salicylate (painkiller), which makes salicylate drugs, such as aspirin, work as a minor painkiller. This is probably one of the reasons why biting clove bud with painful tooth can relieve the pain. Methyl salicylate is also used as an antiseptic in mouthwash products.
If you dash a bit of ground cloves in your everyday beverages such as coffee or smoothies, you add huge amounts of antioxidants in your diet – as demonstrated in the video above.
Cloves is actually one of the few spices that really do fight inflammation. See this great video: Which Spices Fight Inflammation? – which makes cloves also useful for fighting acne or bad skin condition.
Clove has also antifungal benefits (study). Clove can also protect against bacterial colonization of the lungs, which can cause pneumonia and many other infections (study). Clove may serve as antimalarial agent (study).
What you basically get: Faster recovery from training due to cloves inflammation fighting capability. Painkiller properties. More antioxidants in your diet (helps for example with anti-aging), fresher breath (clove has antiseptic properties), stronger libido & better erections via cloves boosting testosterone – all which makes it a wonderful thing to add in your daily diet.
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Clove is a great spice with a number of even greater benefits. It’s very easy to add this spice to your everyday diet, as it’s better to get it in small amounts and not in large amounts, and what would be an easier way to ingest this spice than add it to your coffee/tea. Cloves Christmas like aromatic flavor and smell is a great bonus also.
Cloves are simple and tasty “lifehack” to get more testosterone, better libido and stronger erection, fresher breath and tooth health benefits, more antioxidants which helps with anti-aging, better recovery from training via cloves inflammation fighting ability (which also helps with acne or bad skin).
You do not need to go overboard on clove consumption to make it beneficial, just like the studies note that just a little bit and not too much as it might be detrimental in high doses – which makes it a great spice to add to certain things.
Like for me personally, ground cloves and Ceylon cinnamon powder added to your morning coffee might become your new favorite thing.