Latin Name: Syzygium Aromaticum
Origin Country: Madagascar
Cloves (Syzygium aromaticum) are aromatic flower buds that come from the evergreen clove tree native to the Maluku Islands in Indonesia. The tree is also cultivated in other tropical regions, including Sri Lanka (Ceylon). Cloves have a warm, sweet, and spicy flavor and are commonly used as a spice in cooking, as well as for their medicinal properties. They are often used in various cuisines, particularly in spice blends and desserts, and are known for their distinct aroma. The taste of cloves is often described as pungent and peppery, with a slight bitterness and astringency.
Ceylon Whole Cloves (Syzygium aromaticum) offer antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties. They may promote dental health, aid digestion, and provide potential pain relief. They may help alleviate toothaches and provide antimicrobial effects beneficial for overall dental hygiene. Also cloves exhibit antimicrobial properties, which can contribute to the prevention of infections and the maintenance of overall health.