Description: The aromatic, evergreen clove bud tree produces cloves, which are used to create this very distinct oil. Dried cloves have been chewed for centuries in order to release the strong, relieving essential oils. It is commonly found in the Philippines, Molucca Islands, and the East and West Indies. In ancient Persia, Clove was used as a love potion. Indian healers have used clove for centuries. After the Dutch destroyed the clove trees of the Molucca Islands, the lack of clove resulted in epidemics among the population. African healers use cloves to produce lactation for mothers.
Clove bud relieves both nausea and digestive issues. With a warm, sweet, and spicy odor, clove bud aids the muscles by reducing pain, and soothes toothaches (as it also serves as a numbing agent). Clove bud essential oil is used in aromatherapy to stimulate circulation and arousal of the mind and body. Helpful for achieving mental clarity. This fragrant scent eases breathing, and allows the air passages to open and clear.
Uses: Clove bud is known to bemood uplifting, an aphrodisiac, and a mental clarity tool, Clove oil also provides relief from nausea, flatulence, bronchitis, arthritis, rheumatism, toothaches, diarrhea, and infections. Acting as an analgesic and antiseptic, the oil can also aid in digestion issues, opening breathing passages, and numbing injured areas. Clove sustains the spirit as the essential oil expands and enhances inner strength and vision. One can pursue their own true path with the inspiration of clove bud. Clove can even aid the mind in helping to overcome mental weakness and feelings of inadequacy, as well as improving concentration and focus. This essential oil mends the body by aiding poor circulation and muscular pain, supporting immunity during viral infections, and even easing chest coughs by opening the airways.
Clove protects, empowers, clears boundaries, increases proactive behavior and independence. Those feeling victimized, fear rejection and are codependent or controlled by others may benefit.
People with dry or sensitive skin may want to use a touch more oil when using carriers. Avoid on hypersensitive, diseased or damaged skin, children under 2 years of age.
Clove bud oil should be used more than leaf or stem oils because of their harsher natures.
May interact with pethidine, MAOIs or SSRIs, anticoagulant medications. Those with bleeding disorders should avoid.
For external use only. See our Safety Information page for further details when using essential oils.
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Solubility: Soluble in alcohol and oils but insoluble in water.
Main Constituents: Eugenol 80.10%, Beta-caryophyllene, Acetate d'eugenyle
Specific Gravity: 1.041 to 1.054 @ 20°C
Refractive Index: 1.528 to 1.537 @ 20°C
CAS No. 8015-98-2 or 8000-34-8
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