Clove cigarettes, also known as kreteks (Indonesia kreteks) more natural and less toxic alternative to regular cigarettes. Clove cigarettes is traditional cigarettes, mostly famous from Indonesia country.
What Are Clove Cigarettes?
Produced in Indonesia and distributed worldwide, clove cigarettes are made from cloves—the dried, unopened flower buds from the clove tree which is native to Indonesia’s Maluku Islands. Cloves are most widely used as a cooking spice, and they lend their characteristic flavor and scent to clove cigarettes. The cigarettes are usually machine-rolled and come with and without filters.
Ingredients in Clove Cigarettes
Clove cigarettes typically contain 60% to 80% tobacco and 20% to 40% ground clove buds and clove oil.3 Sometimes, other spices such as cumin, cinnamon, and nutmeg are also added.