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Cloves are one of the highly prized spices widely recognized all over the world for its medcinal and culunary qualities .Syzygium aromaticum belongs to the family of myrtaceae of the genus syzygium native to Maluku  islands  of  Indonesia .Cloves are the unopened pink flower buds of the ever green clove tree .The buds are picked when they are pink and dried until they turn brown in color .The largest  producer of cloves   is Zanziber in east Africa .It is also grown commercially in the west Indies ,Srilanka ,Madagaskar ,India and Brazil.

Cloves are used in many traditional system of medicines like Ayurvedic system ,Chinese medicines ,herbal medicines and folk medicines .Cloves are  commonly known as cloves  , laung ,lavang in Hindi ,lavangam ,krambu in Tamil ,lavangalu in Telugu ,kariampo in Malayalam ,laving in Gujarati ,lobongo in Bengali ,long in Urudhu ,lavang in Marathi and Punjabi .

Cloves are having  many nutrients and other compounds like  vitamin A,B1 ,B2 ,B6 ,C,E and K ,potass…


The crunchy ,sweet  ,attractive and highly nutritious carrots are originally cultivated in central Asia ,middle Eastern countries and Europe .Now it is cultivated in world wide countries .China is the largest producer of carrots in the world .The name carrot come from the Greek word Karoton. Although varieties of carrots are available  throughout the year in the markets .It belongs to the umbelliferae family .Carrots are widely used in preparations of salads ,sweets ,soups ,curries ,jams ,jellies ,juices ,beauty products etc .
Carrots contains number of valuable  nutrients like vitamin A ,vitamin  ,B1 ,B 3 , B 6 ,B 12 ,vitamin C,E and k ,folates ,copper ,potassium ,sodium ,iron ,calcium ,zinc ,selenium ,dietary fiber ,molybdenum ,biotin ,pantothenic acid ,phosphorus ,carotenoids ,sugar ,antioxidants ,aminoacids and phytochemicals . 
Many research studies shows that daily intake of carrot juice will helps to
- Prevents  and destroy the precancerous cells in the tumors  because of its pol…


Diabetes is a group of metabolic disease in which a person has high blood sugar. Diabetes is a degenerative metabolic disorder affecting the way our bodies used digested food for growth and energy. History of diabetes:The term diabetes is the shortened version of the full name diabetes mellitus. Diabetes -  is derived for Greek word ‘siphon’ which means pass through , mellitus - is derived for Latin word which means honey or sweet . This is because in diabetes excess sugar is found in blood as well as urine.Diabetes is first recorded in English in the year of 1425.Mr.Thomas added mellitus to the word diabetes in the year of 1675.The sweet taste has been noticed in urine by ancient Greeks, Chinese, Indians, Egyptians and Persians literature shows the evidence of this problem.Sushruta, Arataeus and Thomas wills were the early pioneers of the treatment of diabetes.At the time of 18th and 19th century Johan Peter Frank differentiated between the diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus.
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