Whole Organic Cloves are the unopened flower bud of an evergreen tree, boasting pungent, woody, sweet and almost peppery flavor. We source certified organic cloves that pair well alongside sweet and savory cuisine.
The high percentage of eugenol in cloves will produce a numbing effect if you put a whole clove in your mouth. In fact, before modern anesthetics, dentists often prescribed that their patients with toothaches pack cloves around the infected area to numb the pain.
Reddish to dark brown
Approximately 1/2 inch long, slender stems with crown
Hot and bitter, numbing sensation