Ground cloves are generally harvested in India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Zanzibar. In the science, they is known as Syzygium aromaticum. However, besides all its healthy benefits, people do not know much about this amazing herb.
For that reason, our researchers have used their time to investigate a little bit more about it so our people can recognize the benefits. In the continuation of the article, we will present you the benefits that you will get from the ground cloves and one simple but very healthy recipe.
Ground Cloves – Nutritional Facts and Health Benefits
So, more or less, this herb contains all the nutrients that our body needs for its proper functioning. The cloves contain vitamin A, B, C and E. These vitamins are needed for improving and maintaining the health of our eyes and mind. Furthermore, they help our body to become more resistant to the infections and illnesses. Besides these vitamins, ground cloves also contain many minerals such as: iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium, zinc, selenium and sodium. They promote the teeth health, wound healing and improve the digestion.
Besides these general nutrition facts, cloves are also very useful against diabetes and respiratory health.
Cloves have antibiotic properties and therefore they help the body to get rid from the sore throat. They also promote the health of our respiratory system.
By consuming a proper amount of ground cloves, we can reduce the blood sugar levels in our body.
Christmas Pork Roast Recipe
- 1 teaspoon of ground cloves
- 1 can chicken broth
- 2 tablespoons of cinnamon
- 1 apple
- 1 can cranberry sauce
- A teaspoon of ginger
- ¼ boneless pork-loin roast
Firstly turn on the oven on 200 degrees. Now, place the pork roast on a pan and put the ground cloves inside. Then, cut the apple on slices and put them on the roast. So, after you do this, take the cranberry sauce and mush it in some bowl. Add the cinnamon, ginger and the chicken broth in the sauce and stir it well. Once done, pour half of the mixture over the pork roast. Cover it with aluminium foil and bake it for 30 minutes. After this period, add the remaining sauce.
So, now, when you managed to make this recipe, the only thing that remains is to call your friends and enjoy in this tasty meat.