Sanskrit name: Lavanga
Botanical name: Syzygium aromaticum
Habitat: It is widely found in India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.
- Rasa (tatse): Pungent, Bitter
- Virya (action): Cooling
- Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Pungent
- Dosha (constitution): Balances kapha and pitta, increases vata
Clove oil is useful in digestive system related disorders. Oil is also used as a Rasayna for rejuvenation. It increases immunity in the body. It helps in treating dental infections.