Lavang (Eugenia caryophyllus)
Clove is an herb. People use the oils, dried flower buds, leaves, and stems to make medicine. Clove is used for upset stomach and as an expectorant. Expectorants make it easier to cough up phlegm. Clove oil is used for diarrhea, hernia, and bad breath. Clove and clove oil are used for intestinal gas, nausea, and vomiting.
Studies have shown this herb to have the following actions:-
Digestive : Cloves improve saliva production, aids digestion by simulative digestive glands and reduce peristalsis (muscle contractions in the digestive tract).