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
Vipaka (post-digestive effect): Pungent
Guna (quality): Unctuous, light,penetrating
Dhatu (tissue): Plasma, blood, muscle, nerve, reproductive
Srotas (channel): Circulatory, respiratory, digestive, reproductive
Classical and common names
Ayurvedic: Lavanga, Devakusum, Devapushpa, Shrisangya, Shriprasuunaka.