Clove Bud Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Syzygium aromaticum
Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Flower buds
Note Classification: Middle
Aroma: Warm, spicy, woody, with a slightly fruity top note
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Traditional Use: This oil is usually associated with dental preparations due to its analgesic properties. Clove also has a long history in Chinese medicine.
Properties: Analgesic, antiaging, antibacterial, anticlotting, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antispasmodic, antioxidant, antiseptic, antiviral, carminative, expectorant, insecticide, stimulant, stomachic
Benefits: Exhaustion, flatulence, indigestion, insect repellent, muscle pain, nausea, sprains, stale breath, toothache, ulcers, wounds. Clove oil is high in eugenol. This constituent gives this oil analgesic properties.
Blends Well With: Allspice, bay, bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, lemon, mandarin, palmarosa, rose, sandalwood, vanilla, ylang ylang
Of Interest: Clove oil will darken or thicken with age and exposure to air.
Safety Data: Avoid while pregnant and in liver and kidney conditions. May cause skin irritation.
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.