Cloves are dried flower buds of an evergreen clove tree that grows in warm and humid climates. They have a sweet and spicy taste plus a wide array of beneficial nutrients. It is one among the Big Four’ spices, which include pepper, cinnamon, and hazelnuts.
Cloves have potent medicinal properties, tannins, flavonoids, essential oils such as eugenol. Plus, dietary fibre, and minerals like potassium, manganese, iron, selenium, and magnesium. The bud is rich in Vitamin A and beta-carotene, Vitamin-K, B6, B1, C, and riboflavin.