Cloves (Syzygium aromaticum) are known to mankind for its powerful and punchy flavor. Surprisingly, these hard and not-so-easy to crack nails are the dried unopened flower buds that are owned by the family Myrtaceae.
The best thing that anyone could ever come across is clove because they are available throughout the year. The evergreen tree of the clove can reach up to a height of about 40 feet. It accommodates large leaves and a lot of flowers that are sometimes pink but can darken up to attain a crimson appearance. A small ball can be witnessed in the center of the flower that signifies four unopened petals.
Cloves proudly perch with other spices in the kitchen cupboards all around the world. They are utilized for a plethora of reasons such as medicinal and culinary treats.
They are high in nutrients such as calories, carbohydrates, fibers, manganese, and vitamin K. It possesses antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, anti-cancer, bone-strengthening, and so forth. It also aids in treating indigestion, stomach ulcers, and improves liver health.
In the culinary region, it is readily used to both in the grounded and intact form to impart a promising warm, sweet-spicy taste.
The active compound over which the sincere activity of the cloves depends is eugenol. From treating dental pain to acting as an aphrodisiac, this small nail knows all the secrets to a nuisance free life.