Lavang Tel (Syzygium Aromaticum)

Lavang Tel (Syzygium Aromaticum) is an important spice and is also known as " Mother Nature’s Antiseptic". Clove can help provide relief from cough and sore throat due to its antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It can also help in the management of diabetes as it can lower the blood sugar levels.It should be kept in mind that Clove oil can burn and damage the skin or the area of application if used without diluting .
Studies have shown this herb to have the following actions:-

Immunomodulator: Eugenol in clove oil enhances the levels of anti-inflammatory cytokines like IL-10 and reduces the migration of leukocytes to the joints thus reducing inflammation and swelling.

Anti-inflammatory: Clove significantly reduces the levels of inflammatory cytokines (TNF- alpha & IL-6) and inhibits the secretion of prostaglandins in the body to ameliorate inflammation.

Anti-oxidant: Clove oil contains high polyphenol flavonoids that reduces oxidative stress and damage by removing free radicals and reactive oxygen species from body thus it can help decrease chronic inflammation and prevent progression of arthritis caused by such oxidative damage.