Cinnamon thrives in tropical regions, where the main variety is Ceylon cinnamon from the Cinnamomum Zeylanicum plant, which comes from Sri Lanka.
Cloves, also called laung or lavanga. They have a warm, sweet, woody flavor with notes of cinnamon. They go well with both sweet and savory dishes.
Pregnant women often consume cloves to get relief from nausea. A dash of clove is often used in small amounts to prepare biryani, pulao, and meat curries for a tangy balanced taste.
|Total lipid(fat)||13 g|
|Fiber, total dietary||33.9 g|
- Eugenol, an antioxidant present in the cloves, can reduce inflammation and relieve pain. Eugenol can also reduce free-radical damage and oxidative stress.
- You can apply cloves directly to the gums for toothache.
- Cloves are a rich source of manganese which is needed for maintaining brain function and building strong bones.
- Certain compounds in cloves may reduce the growth of cancer cells and promote cancer cell death.
- Cloves may help promote insulin production and reduce blood sugar.
- The anti-inflammatory agents present in cloves may help heal throat infection, heal cough and cold, and can reduce mild headaches.
Cloves are largely used in Indian biryani dishes, pulao, and curries. It also has therapeutic properties and is used as ayurvedic medicine. Consume aromatic clove tea in the morning for maximum health benefits. They are widely used in spice blends such as garam masala, goda masala, Chettinad masala, and curry powder. They are added to sweet recipes to complement the sweet taste of jaggery, sugar, or honey. They are often found in sweet dishes such as fruit and vegetable pies especially pumpkin pies. They are also used in beverages such as mulled wine, chai, or apple cider. You can buy our organic cloves from our online store.