Some of the Health benefits in consuming Cloves or Haitian Jirof

How many of you accidentally took a bite of cloves in eating some diri ak pwa and scream because it tasted so bad?Cloves or Jirof is one of the most commonly use spices in Haitian diet. It is often used for flavor when making some popular Haitian dishes such as diri ak djon djon, mayi moulen, griyo (for some), Kremas, etc.

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Cloves or Jirof in Haitian Kreyol

It is said to be good for your kidney, spleen and stomach meridians. It can be used to treat hiccup and to fortify the kidney yang. Cloves is used in formulas for impotence or to clear vaginal discharge from yang deficiency, for morning sickness, vomiting and diarrhea. Cloves may be used for hypotonic muscles, including for multiple sclerosis.

Don't feel too bad about the taste as there are many health benefits in eating Cloves or Jiro.

Any other suggestions for its use

What do you think?

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All Comments (6)

Natif Natal says...

.Clove is used for upset stomach and as an expectorant

.Mild anaesthetic

.Anti-bacterial agent

.Anti-inflammatory

.Antioxidant

.Good source of vitamin K and dietary fiber, and a good source of iron, magnesium, and calcium.

.Used in Oriental based perfume (en passant)
(The list goes on & on)
@Jonel Jean: I use the powder form in my

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Natif Natal says...

.Clove is used for upset stomach and as an expectorant

.Mild anaesthetic

.Anti-bacterial agent

.Anti-inflammatory

.Antioxidant

.Good source of vitamin K and dietary fiber, and a good source of iron, magnesium, and calcium.

.Used in Oriental based perfume (en passant)
(The list goes on & on)
@Jonel Jean: I use the powder form in my

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Yonel Placide says...

Based on Sanator Margolis remark it is obvious that she regards Haitians as sub-humans.

What the Haitians in the area should do is to pull their resources and their know together in other to unseat her. She no longer has moral integrity to be a state

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Jonel Jean says...

Haitian Jiroff man is man out of this world.

How about when you are enjoying a good Haitian dish, then the damn Jiroff shows up lol.

They are so snickey and hide so well in your haitian food thath sometime it becomes impossible to find them. Don't you feel that The Jiroff tend to gravitate toward you. In my case i believe it is superstitious.

I can tell you for a fact. If the fod has some Haitian Jiroff, I guarentee you i will get most of them. You may not believe this but even after my mother tries to remove all the Jiroff in my food, I will end upt with one or

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Suzie J says...

Scientists are quickly discovering that Cloves is one of the best cancer treatments available.

Cancer-fighting foods offer a safer way to treat cancer.

It target cancer stem cells (the "mother" cells that control the growth and spread of cancerous

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Jono Joseph says...

Cloves is very good to put in your food and thath is why many Haitians grow up to be healthy, considering the problem with health care and etc in Haiti.

Cloves provides aid in digestion.

For a country like Haiti, it provides antimicrobial properties.

It has capacity to fight against cancer.

Jirof protects your liver, boosts the immune system, It is also known for controlling diabetes, preserving bone quality, fighting against oral diseases and headaches as

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