Clove Bud Essential Oil

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Botanical Name: Eugenia Caryophyllata

Country of Origin: Madagascar

Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Bud

Consistency: Medium, Slightly Oily

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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General Safety Information: Do not take any oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.