Clove Bud is pain relieving, calming, anti-infectious, disinfecting and stimulating. It is particularly useful for toothache and mouth sores, as well as joint issues and infectious wounds.
Clove bud oil has a penetrating and spicy aroma with a strong base note.
The clove oil comes from the buds of the Clove tree, which is a tall evergreen indigenous to Indonesia. Most of the oil is now cultivated and exported from Sri Lanka.
Clove essential oil is extracted from the buds via steam distillation.
Furfurol (Aldehyde), Methyl salicylate (Ester), Eugenol (Phenol), Caryophyllene (Sesquiterpene), Pinene (Terpene).
Petitgrain blends well with basil, benzoin, black pepper, cinnamon, citronella, grapefruit, lemon, nutmeg, sweet orange, peppermint and rosemary.
Massage is not recommended but it is a popular and effective ingredient (use very small proportions) in inhalations, topical application, natural skincare and toiletries.