This is an immune system stimulator and blood purifier, used extensively in Ayurvedic medicine, that can help fight various diseases. Its antiseptic and antispasmodic effects prove it a powerful healer for cuts, fungal infections, burns, wounds, athlete's foot and bruises. It is also extensively used as a massage oil to provide relief from stress. Clove works on various respiratory problems such as cold, cough, sinusitis, asthma, bronchitis and tuberculosis. Useful in promoting a healthy metabolism, clove will also cure many digestive problems and relieve symptoms of diarrhea, gastric irritability and vomiting. Not with standing all that brilliance, clove is also an aphrodisiac and mosquito repellent and is used for the preparation of various beauty creams and lotions.