Botanical Name: Eugenia caryophyllata
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Characteristics: Clove Bud, Eugenia caryophyllata –buds are steam distilled recovering a brownish to yellowish mobile liquid with density similar to water. The aroma is spicy and familiar to most adults in the United States. Clove is an important flavor spice in winter and holiday candies, baked goods and pickles. The oil is important in skin care, muscle and joint issues and immunity blends. In aroma therapy it so popular in the various versions of thieves blends that practically every aroma therapist includes clove in theirs. Almost every holiday blend and potpourri includes clove, cinnamon and nutmeg.
The most obvious practical use of the oil is omitted from most aroma therapy articles; that it is a comforting and familiar scent to diffuse. Sending clove into the household atmosphere in cold winter months improves the mood of everyone in the house. It is a fabulous product to include in sacred traditions so children learn to associate these family sights, sounds and even smells.
Clove is also important in dentistry. Some of the naturally occurring chemicals in clove are used in local anesthetics. There are also many other commercial uses.
Please Note: The information on EOQA.com is only provided for educational purposes, and further research should be done on each essential oil to be assured of its proper usage for each individual. Aromatherapy is not meant to be a replacement for care under a qualified health professional, but should be considered a complimentary form of healthcare.
1 oz, 4 oz, 1 lb, 1 kg