Cloves are the aromatic dried flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae. Cloves are native to the Maluku islands in Indonesia and used as a spice in cuisines all over the world. Cloves are harvested primarily in Indonesia, India, Madagascar, Zanzibar, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. They have a numbing effect on mouth tissues.
In the 18th century, many sailors died of scurvy. The disease was then attributed to lack of hygiene, but Scottish naval surgeon James Lind believed it to be caused by absence of fresh food, especially fruit. To test his hypothesis, he conducted the one of the first clinical trials. He gave some sailors one lime a day and compared them to sailors who got none. Those who did not get a lime developed scurvy, while those with limes stayed healthy.
Moisturize Skin. You can consume coconut milk or apply it directly to the skin to create a smoother texture because the fat in this product will help your skin lock in moisture. After cleansing your skin, place a layer of coconut milk on your skin for 15 minutes then rinse it away for best results.