Details of Medicinal Plants



Syzygium aromaticum (L.) Merr. et L.M.Perry Myrtaceae

This plant is a tropical evergreen tree, and grows wild in the Indonesian Moluccas. The plant height is 10 meters and the flowering period is September to March. The essential oil which is extracted from buds and leaves has anesthetic activity and is used to relieve toothache. This plant is well known as the source of the clove spice.

Part used: flower bud
Medicinal use: aromatic stomachic, anesthesia and analgesic
Main component: eugenol

Flowers have a pipe form. The color changes from white into a light crimson.

Herbal medicine is obtained from the flower buds.

The name of the herbal medicine is "Clove".