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Clove (Syzygium aromaticum)

clove benefitsClove (Syzygium aromaticum) is an aromatic plant which plays a role both as a culinary spice and as a medicinal herb. The clove tree is an evergreen plant that is cultivated in India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Sumatra, Zanzibar, Jamaica, and other southern countries. What we all know as cloves are actually unopened reddish flower buds of the tree. Both for culinary and medicinal purposes, cloves are manually picked and processed. Health benefits of cloves are abundant, but first of all, this is one of herbal remedies known for its very high content of natural antioxidants. Thus, using this culinary spice allows us enjoying its very powerful antioxidant properties. (more…)