Clove

Clove

Sanskrit name: Lavanga
Botanical name: Syzygium aromaticum
Habitat: It is widely found in India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.

 

 

Energetics:

  • Rasa (tatse): Pungent, Bitter
  • Virya (action): Cooling
  • Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Pungent
  • Dosha (constitution): Balances kapha and pitta, increases vata

General information

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.

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