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clove

(klōv) the tropical tree Syzygium aromaticum, or its dried flower bud, which is used as a source of clove oil.

clove

[klōv]
Etymology: L, clavus, nail
the dried flower bud of Eugenia caryophyllata. It contains the lactone caryophyllin and a volatile oil used as a dental analgesic, a germicide, and a salve. Clove is also used as a spice and a carminative against nausea, vomiting, and flatulence.

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Q. what are the side effects of cloves? Hi friends, I what to know, what are the side effects of cloves (An evergreen tree [Syzygium aromaticum] native to the Moluccas and widely cultivated in warm regions for its aromatic dried flower buds. A flower bud of this plant used whole or ground as a spice)?

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