Syzygium aromaticum

Syzygium aromaticum
Botanical Name
Syzygium aromaticum*
Origin: Togo, West Africa.
Benefits: 
- Boosts immunity      - Improves digestion    - Relieves stress
- Aids weight loss       - Maintains respiratory health

What it is: Syzygium aromaticum otherwise known as Clove have a rich culinary and medicinal history dating back thousands of years. Today, cloves are best known for their powerful aroma that can add intense warmth to any dish they are added to. 

Syzygium aromaticum are a powerfully aromatic spice derived from the flower buds of Syzygium aromaticum, an evergreen tree in the myrtle plant family. They resemble a tiny tack. Cloves, named after the French word "clou," which means "nail," are a popular spice used in a wide variety of international cuisines. It is a multifunctional tree that contributes significantly to the local economy by providing food, a variety of medicines, and firewood. The dried fruits of Xylopia aethiopica, often known as "the grain of Selim," are utilized in herbal medicine. When growing in the wild, the tree is frequently protected and is commonly planted near communities.
 
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