treat loss of appetite with cloves

Loss of appetite is a condition in which the person has a reduced desire to eat. Loss of appetite is also known as poor appetite and it can arise due to number of reasons. Some of them are anxiety and depression, nausea, aging, sedentary lifestyle, loss of smelling and tasting power, bacterial infection, kidney failure, asthma, liver problem, gastrointestinal infection, inflammation of gallbladder, dehydration, stress, physical inactivity, smoking and may be extreme weather condition.

Poor appetite can be identified with some common symptoms like constipation, breathing difficulty, exceptional weight loss, fatigue, diarrhea, indigestion, fever, nausea, dizziness, abdominal cramps, acidity, and reduced urine output.

Loss of appetite or poor appetite can be treated with a simple home remedy. Take 3 cloves, half lemon and a glass of water. Boil the water and transfer the boiled water to a glass. Add 3 cloves and squeeze half lemon into the hot water. Allow the water to become cool and drink to increase the appetite.

Health benefits of cloves

Cloves are aromatic and are used as spice in curry foods and condiments. Cloves water twice a day increases appetite, promotes digestion of fatty and crude food, raises blood heat, increases blood circulation, promotes nutrition, relieves gastric and intestinal pains and spasms.

Cloves contain carbohydrates, energy, dietary fibre, protein, sugar, vitamin A, C, E, D and K thiamin, vitamin B6, B12, riboflavin, niacin, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorous, potassium, zinc and sodium. All these nutrients treat all sorts of health issues and promotes appetite.

Cloves contain antibacterial properties in it which is effective against bacterial infections. The presence of anti-inflammatory properties reduces inflammation caused by edema. Cloves water a day protects the liver from free radicals, controls blood sugar levels, boosts immune system, cures oral diseases, cures headache.

Follow the simple DIY and know how to make cloves water to overcome poor appetite.

How to treat loss of appetite with cloves water – DIY

  • 3 Cloves
  • 1/2 Lemon
  • 1 Glass Water
  1. Use cloves, lemon, and water to make cloves water.
  2. Take a glass of boiled water.
  3. Add 3 cloves to hot water,
  4. Squeeze half lemon to the water.
  5. Mix the ingredients well.
  6. Allow the water to get cool and drink.


Drink twice in a day and soon you will find yourself regaining your appetite.

Kalaivani Selvaraj, MBA, got her Master’s degree in Human Resources. Due to her interest in natural healing, she pursued studies in the field of alternative medicine and is certified in Aromatherapy by Isla Verde Spa Training Academy. Ms. Kalaivani Selvaraj is also certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.