The active compounds in clove lend it anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. It is also has anti-inflammatory effects and has been studied for use in aiding detoxification from environmental pollutants.
Dosha - Kapha
Used in cooking vegetables, bean/lentil, rice, chicken/fish curries, and bread. Add to salad and yogurt.
Also used in desserts and teas.
*The above does not offer medical advice. Please consult your doctor for any health-related or medicinal uses of the above spice.