Benefits of Clove

Cloves are the dried flower buds of this evergreen tree. They are very effective in treating digestive ailments, blood related disorders and is also a good antiseptic.

Benefits of clove: Indigestion, gum problems, toothache, blood clots, lung diseases, dyspepsia.

Action: Astringent, antiparasitic, carminative, anti inflammatory, antispasmodic.

Scientific name: Syzygium aromaticum

Useful part: Dried flower buds

Dosage:1–3g per day dried powder or 2–10ml .


Rasa (taste): Pungent, bitter

Vırya(energy): Cold

Vipaka (post-digestive effect): Pungent

Guna (quality): Unctuous, light,penetrating

Dosa effect:KPV–

Dhatu (tissue): Plasma, blood, muscle, nerve, reproductive

Srotas (channel): Circulatory, respiratory, digestive, reproductive

Classical and common names

Ayurvedic: Lavanga, Devakusum, Devapushpa, Shrisangya, Shriprasuunaka.

English: Clove.

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