Therapeutic and Nutritional Effect of clove: A miracle spice
Therapeutic and Nutritional Effect of Clove
Keywords:Clove, essential oil, phytochemical, pharmacological activity
Clove, also known as Syzygium aromaticum (Family Myrtaceace), is the most important and second-most precious spice traded worldwide. Clove is a rich source of nutrients. Eugenol was discovered to exist in clove essential oil as a significant component. An examination of the essential oil's phytochemistry revealed the presence of steroids, glycosides, alkaloids, flavanoids, saponins, and flavonoids. Numerous pharmacological actions, including antihyperlipidemic, antibacterial, antifungal, anticancer, and anti-inflammatory, are present in clove.
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