Clove Bud – Essential Oil
Clove bud has a delicious spicy, woody, and warm aroma. It is often used in formulations for dental care such as mouthwashes. It is used throughout Chinese medicine to help with skin infections, digestive issues, intestinal parasites, toothaches, nausea, and bronchitis. It is a very potent oil and can cause skin irritations if not used correctly. Its properties include analgesic, antibacterial, anticlotting, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antispasmodic, antioxidant, antiseptic, antiviral, carminative, expectorant, insecticide, and stimulant.
Latin: Syzygium aromaticum
Aroma: Spicy, woody, warm
Note Classification: Middle
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Parts Used: flower buds
Blends well with: Allspice, Bay Leaf, Bergamot, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Coriander, Dill, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Helichrysum, Jasmine, Lavender, Lavandin, Lemon, Lemon Eucalyptus, Mandarin, Myrrh, Myrtle, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Sandalwood, Spikenard, Sweet Marjoram, Sweet Orange, Tangerine, Tea Tree, Ylang Ylang
Cautions: Never use essential oils undiluted or in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children and pets. If applying an essential oil to the skin, always dilute and perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body.
This information is for educational purposes only. It has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.