Top 20 Valuable And Rare Spices In The World - P4.Clove.

13-10-2017

(Wcsa.world) Used since the middle ages for trading, cloves are now considered the 4th most expensive spice in the world, costing up to USD $10 per pound in the international market. They have medicinal anti-oxidant properties and reducing blood sugar levels.

Cloves are the aromatic flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae, Syzygium aromaticum. They are native to the Maluku Islands in Indonesia, and are commonly used as a spice. Cloves are commercially harvested primarily in Bangladesh, Indonesia, India, Madagascar, Zanzibar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Tanzania. Cloves are available throughout the year.

Cloves are used in the cuisine of Asian, African, and the Near and Middle East countries, lending flavor to meats, curries, and marinades, as well as fruit such as apples, pears or rhubarb. Cloves may be used to give aromatic and flavor qualities to hot beverages, often combined with other ingredients such as lemon and sugar.

According to wikipedia


Deluna Nguyen (Collect) - WCSA - World Qintessence Academy ( Source of photo : Internet)