Syzygium aromaticum (L.) Merr. e L.M. Perry

Nota de alcance (en)

Uses: skin problems.                                                 

Origin: Caribbean, French Guiana, Gabon, Moluccas.


Range. The Moluccas. Widely cultivated in warm regions. Cultivated in Myanmar.

Flower: Buds (cloves sun-dried buds) are sharp, spicy and bitter in taste; regarded as having the following properties: carminative, stomachic, antiemetic, an­tinauseant, febrifuge, vermifuge, emmenagogue, and tonic. They are used as an aid in treating diseases of the arteries, for lung problems, and as a general stimulant and excitant of the digestive functions.



Cultivated in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.


Carminative, antiinflammatory, antibacterial.

Flower buds—antiemetic, stimulant, carminative. Used in dyspepsia, gastric irritation.

Oil—employed as a local analgesic for hypersensitive dentlines and carious cavaties; internally as a carminative and antispasmodic.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

1) Geraldini , Isanete, Journal of Ethnopharmacology v. 173, 2015 . -- p. 383-423

2) DeFilipps, Robert A.; Krupnick, Gary A. / PhytoKeys, v. 102. - - p. 1 - 314,  2018.

3) Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p 637.

Syzygium aromaticum (L.) Merr. e L.M. Perry
Término aceptado: 30-Jun-2017