Pakistan Study Shows Cloves Good for Diabetes

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A small study out of Pakistan found extracts of cloves might be beneficial to people with type 2 diabetes. Researchers say the benefits lasted at least 10 days after the patients stopped taking the cloves. Patients who took the equivalent of one to two cloves a day for a month saw improvements in insulin function, and a decrease in glucose and total cholesterol.The study involved 36 people, and according to researchers, Triglycerides and ldl cholesterol were also lowered among patients taking cloves.