Cloves are otherwise known as Lavangaha / Laung. (they are nail-like in shape. clavus = nail in Latin) Cloves are the aromatic flower buds of the tree Syzygium aromaticum and are commonly used as spice. They are widely used all over the world for different culinary as well as medicinal purposes.
Cloves are used to add flavor to meats, curries, biriyani, kuruma, pulau, beeda and marinades. They are used to give aromatic and flavor qualities to hot beverages, often blended with? lemon and sugar.
Calorific value: 100 grams offers 274 kcal Energy.
Total Fat 13g(20%), Saturated fat 4g(20%), Polyunsaturated fat-7g, Monounsaturated fat-1.4g, Trans fat-0.3g, Sodium-277mg(11%), Potassium 1,020mg(29%), Total Carbohydrate 66g(22%), Dietary Fiber-34g(136%), Sugar 2.4g, Protein 6g(12%), Vitamin A-3%, Calcium-63%, Iron-65%, Vitamin B 6-20%,? Magnesium-64%
Cloves treat toothaches occurring due to many causes. They reduce inflammation. Help to relieve upper respiratory infections and Improve digestion. Enhance sexual health. Treat scrapes and bruises. Cloves are used in the natural treatment for diarrhoea, flatulence,nausea, vomiting and gastric irritability. Cloves are helpful in protecting the liver, boosting the immune system, controlling diabetes and preserving bone quality.