Clove Bud Essential Oil

Silky Scents
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Botanical Name: Eugenia Caryophyllata

Country of Origin: Indonesia

Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Bud

Consistency: Thin Liquid

Perfumery Note: Middle

Aromatic Description: Spicy, warming yet slightly bitter, woody, reminiscent of true clove buds, but richer. It is a spicy and penetrating aroma with a fruity top note and a woody base note.

Aromatherapy Properties: (Uses) Must be diluted, clove bud oil is safer to use than clove leaf due to its lower eugenol content. It should never be used directly on the skin or in large concentrations. Clove bud oil lifts depression and is recommended as an inhalation when feeling weak and lethargic. It's excellent as an antiseptic because of the high proportion of eugenol. It helps stimulate digestion, restores appetite and relieves flatulence. The dental value of cloves is well know, the oil has been traditionally used to relieve toothaches. It's also effective against diarrhea, vomiting, spasms. Can help rheumatism, arthritis and mouth sores.

Blends well with: Basil Holy, Cinnamon Leaf, Citronella, Orange Sweet, and Peppermint

History: The word clove comes from the Latin word clavus, meaning nail, since the shaft and head of the clove bud resembles a nail. Cloves and nutmeg were among the most precious of items of Europe of the 16th and 17th centuries, and they were worth more than their weight in gold.

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