What Is Clove?
Clove is a type of herb. Oils, dried flower buds, leaves, and stems are used to make medicine. Clove is used as an expectorant and for stomach upset. Expectorants make coughing up phlegm easier. Clove oil is used to treat diarrhea, hernias, and halitosis. Clove and clove oil treat gas, nausea, and vomiting in the intestines. Cloves are a spicy spice used in savory dishes, desserts, and drinks. Meat, sauces, and rice dishes all benefit from adding whole or ground cloves.