The clove tree is an evergreen that grows up to 8–12 m tall, with large leaves and crimson flowers grouped in terminal clusters. The flower buds initially have a pale hue, gradually turn green, then transition to a bright red when ready for harvest.
English : Cloves
Tamil : Grambu / Lavangam /
Malayalam : Karayaamboovu /
Telugu : Lavangam /
Kannada : Lavanga /
Hindi : Lavang / Laung
Bengali : Labango / Lawang
Gujarati : Laving / Lavang
Konkani : Grambu / Lovang /
Marathi : Luvanga / Laung
Oriya : Labanga
Punjabi : Long / Lavang /
Kashmiri : Ruang
Urudu : Laung
This versatile spice is mostly used
to season pot roasts, to add flavor to hot beverages, and for bringing spicy
warmth to cookies and cakes.
In addition to important vitamins and
minerals, cloves are high in antioxidants
Cloves are rich in antioxidants,
including eugenol, which help to reduce oxidative stress.
studies reveals that the compounds in
cloves can reduce cancer cell growth and promotes cancer cell death.
Cloves exhibits antimicrobial properties, they can
help stop the growth of microorganisms such as bacteria including E. coli, which is a strain of bacteria that can cause
The antibacterial properties of cloves can even
help promote oral health and stop the growth of two major types of bacteria that
contributes to gum disease
Overall, clove became an inevitable spice in our