Cloves are the rich, brown, dried, unopened flower buds of Syzygium aromaticum, an evergreen tree in the myrtle family. The name comes from the French “clou” meaning nail. … Cloves are native to the Molucca Islands, now a part of Indonesia. Cloves have been used for thousands of years.
Please note that you should store Cloves in an airtight glass or tin container in a dark place with low humidity.