The scientific name of Clove: Syzygium aromaticum  / Eugenia caryophyllata

Name of Clove in different languages:-

Sanscrit: lavang, devkusum, varij, tikshnapushpa, divyagandha, jalaji, grahanihar

Hindi: Jati

Malayalam: Karayamboo കരയാമ്പൂ, Grampoo

Plant description of Clove:

Clove is a medium-sized evergreen tree, commonly 10 to 30 m tall, trunk approximately 10 inches in diameter, brown in color, branches semi-erect and numerous. Leaves are green, and glabrous, Flowers small, in terminal cymose clusters, bear 3 to 4 stalked flowers at the end, commonly blossoming in September. Fruit is also found in clusters and one-seeded, aromatic. The brown, dried, flower buds are called cloves.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-Oblong, Elliptic Margin-Entire Venation-Reticulated
longitudinal  Margin_Entire  Recticulate


Useful plant parts:


Medicinal uses:

Pain killer, toothache.

Chemical content:


Clove is one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like:-

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