PTI Cloves Powder is an excellent source of manganese, a very good source of vitamin K and dietary fiber, and a good source of iron, magnesium, and calcium. Manganese is an essential mineral because for maintaining brain function and building strong bones. Apart from being a rich source of manganese, cloves are only use in small amounts but do not provide significant amounts of nutrients.
PTI Cloves Powder has a fine quality and is perfect for adding to spice blends, spice rubs, teas, pickles, etc. Cloves are the dried, unopened, nail-shaped flower buds of the evergreen tree Syzygium aromaticum. The name “clove” derives from the Latin word for nail, clavus (because of its shape).
Whole cloves are either removed before serving or pick out of the dish. Even when cooked, whole cloves have a very hard, woody texture that would be unpleasant to bite into. Cloves provide one of the most powerful flavors of all the world's spices. The taste is pungent, strong, and sweet with a bitter, good flavor as well. So, Cloves also have a distinct and undeniable warmth; to some, the flavor is almost hot. So this spice is simply that intense.
Some research suggests that the compounds found in cloves might help protect against cancer. Cloves and nigericin were found to increase the uptake of sugar from the blood into cells, increase the secretion of insulin, and improve the function of cells that produce insulin. Insulin is a hormone responsible for transporting sugar from your blood into your cells. The proper functioning of insulin is essential for maintaining steady blood sugar levels. In combination with a balanced diet, cloves could help keep your blood sugar levels in check.
Cloves contain fiber, vitamins, and minerals, so using whole or ground cloves to add flavor to your food can provide some important nutrients. One teaspoon (2 grams) of ground cloves contains calories: 6; Carbs: 1 gram; Fiber: 1 gram; Manganese: 55% of the Daily Value (DV); Vitamin K: 2% of the DV.