LAVANGA - Syzygium aromaticum



Botanical Name— Syzygium aromaticum (Linn. ) M & P. (Eugenia caryophyllate Thunb; E. aromatica Kuntze; Caryophyllus aromaticus Linn.)


 Names in different languages

Hindi -Laung , English- Clove; Telugu-. Lavangamu; Tamil-Kirambu, Malayalam - grambu

Synonyms- Divyagandhã, Devakusuma, Vãrija, sriprasünaka, srisanjnaka, sri, Candana puspa, Bhrñgangi, sekhara.

Scientific classification: The clove tree belongs to the family Myrtaceae. It is classified as Syzygium aromaticum.


                Lavanga is relatively a less utilized herb during the Bhat Trayi period. we come across the utility of Lavañga in therapeutics in yoga books.. It is mainly used for the correction of digestive problems. Application of clove oil for dental caries, relieve joint pains and head ache.








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Kumkum / safron - Crocus sativus

 Medicinal Plant / herbs

Crocuses belong to the family Iridaceae. The saffron crocus is classified as Crocus sativus, It is a shrub. Leaves are seen towards the base of the stem and are compactly arranged.Read More about safron.....