Cloves (Whole)

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Cloves, derived from the dried flower buds of the Syzygium aromaticum tree, are a highly aromatic spice with a warm and sweet flavour with many uses including baking and aromatherapy. . . . read more

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Dried cloves, derived from the flower buds of the clove tree (Syzygium aromaticum), are versatile and have various uses in culinary, medicinal, and household applications. Here are some common uses of dried cloves:
  1. Culinary Uses:

    • Spice: Cloves are a popular spice used in both sweet and savory dishes. They have a warm, sweet, and slightly peppery flavour.
    • Baking: Cloves are often used in baking, especially in recipes for gingerbread, fruitcakes, and spiced cookies.
    • Pickling: Whole cloves are sometimes used in pickling liquids to add flavour to pickled fruits, vegetables, or brines.
    • Mulled Beverages: Cloves are a key ingredient in mulled wines, ciders, and other hot beverages. They contribute to the warm and spiced flavour profile.
  2. Medicinal Uses:

    • Traditional Medicine: Cloves have been used in traditional medicine for their potential health benefits. They are believed to have anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties.
    • Dental Care: Clove oil, derived from cloves, is known for its analgesic properties. It has been used traditionally for toothache relief and as an ingredient in some dental products.
  3. Aromatherapy:

    • Potpourri and Sachets: Dried cloves are sometimes used in potpourri mixes or added to sachets for their warm and aromatic scent. They can be combined with other dried herbs and spices for a pleasant fragrance.
  4. Household Uses:

    • Insect Repellent: Cloves are known for their insect-repelling properties. They can be used as a natural alternative to deter pests in closets or storage areas.
    • Simmering Potpourri: Combine dried cloves with other aromatic ingredients, like citrus peels and cinnamon sticks, to create a natural simmering potpourri for a fragrant home.
  5. Herbal Remedies:

    • Digestive Aid: Cloves have been used traditionally to aid digestion. Clove tea or infusions may be consumed for their potential digestive benefits.
    • Respiratory Support: Cloves are sometimes used in herbal remedies to support respiratory health, especially in the form of teas or infused concoctions.

Place of Origin

Sri Lanka - Trade

Botanical Name

Syzgium aromaticum




100% Cloves.
No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours.
Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.
Source of fibre.
No Palm Oil.

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