Syzygium Aromaticum L.
Plant Part Buds
Color & Consistency
A clear pale yellow to yellow liquid of medium consistency.
Aromatic Summary: A middle note of medium aroma, Clove Bud Essential Oil smells like the actual spice.
Blends With: Blends well with other spice oils including Cinnamon Bark, Nutmeg, Citronella, Grapefruit, Lemon, Orange, Peppermint, Rosemary, and Rose.
Description & Benefits: Clove oil is native to the Spice Islands but now grown in many tropical areas around the world. The buds are usually handpicked before they open. The oil extracted from the dried buds is rich in many volatile compounds that give the spice its strong aroma and flavor. Clove is at the top of antioxidant food list with an ORAC value of 290,283 units, but clove is a spice, to be used in small amounts to flavor food. It relieves gastrointestinal problems and aids digestion. Its anesthetic action makes it a favorite herbal remedy for all types of aches and pains.
Here are just seventeen benefits of this potent therapeutic and Ayurvedic oil:
1 Toothache remedy
2 Soothes inflammation of the mouth and throat
3 Breath freshener
4 For nausea and vomiting
5 Improves digestion
6 Relieves flatulence
7 Protection from bloodsucking insects
8 Prevents food poisoning
9 Fungal infections
10 Controls acne
11 Combats fatigue
12 Increases sexual performance
13 Relieves headache
14 Relieves respiratory problems
15 Pain reliever for rheumatic joints and sports injuries
16 Relieves earaches
17 Excellent pesticide and herbicide
Cautions: Dilute well before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils be stored in dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.