5. They help reduce pain and inflammation in the body.
Eugenol also gives cloves their analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. One way to take advantage of this is to use this spice as a headache remedy. You can do this in one of 2 ways: consume them or use them topically. If you prefer to consume them, you can mix clove powder and rock salt with a glass of milk and drink it to relieve your headache. If you want to use it topically, you can soak the cloves in coconut oil and massage your temples to get relief.