Syzygium Aromaticum

Syzygium Aromaticum

One of the highly priced spices “Lavang” in Hindi, is recognized for its medicinal properties. Besides being used in preparation of various dishes owing to its unique flavor, the herb has various medicinal properties as well. These are also known as “flower buds” due its shape. Scientifically named as Sygizium aromaticum, they are brownish red in color.

The nutritional facts about Lavang

  • Vitamins – The spice is a rich source of Vitamin A, beta carotene, B1, B6, C and K.   The anti oxidants of vitamin C help in alleviating free radicals from the body. Also the vitamin A helps in maintaining healthy mucus essential for healthy vision and skin.   Flavonoids help in protecting body from lung and oral cavity cancers.
  • Minerals – It has a good amount of sodium, potassium, manganese, iron and selenium. It helps in controlling blood pressure and heart rate.
  • Others - It has essential oils, tannins (natural pain killer), flavonoids, campestrol, stigmasterol, decoctin and eugenol.

Health benefits of Lavang –

Lavang has miscellaneous health benefits owing to –

  • Anti bacterial properties – Against numerous pathogens, clove is known to have anti-bacterial properties. It helps to kill the pathogens and eliminate bacteria and viruses out of the body.
  •  Maintains oral health and helps relieve toothache – Clove helps treat oral diseases like gingivitis, periodontitis, pains and toothaches.
  •  Better digestion – The clove helps to stimulate secretion of various digestive enzymes in body that further helps improve digestion in body. It helps to reduce flatulence, boost weight loss, treats gastric irritability and nausea. To help treat the digestive problems, make a paste of powdered clove with honey and consume.
  • Liver protection – The anti oxidant content of clove helps in protecting the various organs from ill effects of free radicals. It helps in improving metabolic rate and enhances lipid profile.
  • Control diabetes - Clove has its traditional uses in controlling diabetes. It helps patients with lower amounts of insulin production or no insulin production at all. It helps in controlling blood sugar levels in body.
  • Prevents loss of bones - The phenolic compounds in body such as eugenol, isoflavones, flavones and flavonoids help in preserving bone density of body. Also it helps in increasing tensile strength of bones.
  • Boosts immunity – Clove helps to boost immunity in body owing to its anti bacterial and anti-viral properties. It is very effective in increasing the white blood cell count of the body and delaying hypersensitivity.
  • Cures headaches - Clove paste consumed with milk can help in relieving from headaches and stress. It works very quickly and effectively.

The “Navchetna” product contains Clove as its ingredient that helps in relieving an alcoholic from various ailments such as bad liver functioning, bad breath, poor digestion, loss of immunity, headache, weight gain and diabetes.

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