Nitin S Gosavi1*, Swapnil S Koli 1, Davesh S Jire1, Azam Z. Shaikh1.
1.Department of Pharmacognosy,
Ahinsa Institute of pharmacy Dhule road Dondaicha 425408
Clove (Syzygium aromaticum) is one of the most valuable spices that has been used as food preservatives and also used for the treatment of various medical conditions like dentistry and research confirms it is effective at inhibiting the growth of foodborne pathogens, certain bacteria, and fungi. They are native to the Maluku Islands in Indonesia and are commonly used as a spice, sold both whole and ground. Japanese researchers have discovered that like Eugenia Caryophyllus (also known as clove oil) contains antioxidant properties which help prevent the cell spoil in time causes malignant disease. Buds are harvested when they are under an inch (less than 2 cm.) long, before they turn pink and open. Clove consist of Eugenol (up to 90%), acetyl eugenol, beta-caryophyllene and vanillin; crategolic acid; tannins etc. A dose of 40 to 60 ppm eugenol was found to induce quick anesthesia with a relatively short time for recovery in young trout.
Keyword: Clove, Eugenol, Volatile, Spice, Anesthesia.