Cloves

Cloves

Cloves are called Laung (pronounced as long) in Hindi and Punjabi, Lavinga in Gujarati (pronounced as loving), Lavang in Marathi (pronounced as love-ung), Lavankapattai (pronouced as love-ing-aa-putt-aee) in Tamil.
Cloves contain volatile oils whose main component is Eugenol which has anti-inflammatory properties.
Advantages Of Laung:-Cloves are the unopened flower bud of the evergreen clove tree. They start out a pale color then turn green an d finally turn a bright reddish pink when they are ready to be picked! Once picked, they are dried till they turn a dark brown color.The World's major producers of cloves are Indian, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Zanzibar and Tanzania in Africa and Madagascar.
 

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  • 1.Laung or Cloves are dark, blackish-brown in color and shaped like a nail.
    2.In fact, they got their name, thanks to their shape, from the Latin word clavus which means nail! Cloves are highly aromatic and when bit into, taste warm and spicy!
    3.Cloves are the flower buds of the clove tree, an evergreen also known as Syzygium aromaticum.
    4.Cloves are best known as a sweet and aromatic spice, but they have also been used in traditional medicine.