Clove Bud Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Eugenia Caryophllata
Plant Part: Buds
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Color: Pale yellow to yellow clear.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with essential oil: Blends well with other spice oils including Cinnamon Bark, Citronella, Grapefruit, White, Lemon, Nutmeg, Orange, Sweet, Peppermint, Rose, Rosemary.
Aromatic Scent: Clove Bud Essential Oil smells spicy like actual cloves. The aroma of this oil is typical of the Indonesian variety which is not as spicy as the Sri Lankan or Indian variety. It is sweet but more herbaceous than the Sri Lankan and Indian varieties.
Practical Uses: Clove bud has long been used for its analgesic properties. It can be used to treat toothaches and to aid in the healing of mouth and gum sores, preferably when diluted in olive oil or another edible oil. Clove bud oil may also be mixed with apple cider vinegar and applied to athlete’s foot for rapid relief. It may also be added to oil burner mixes, where it will add a pleasing, spicy scent, and will help combat respiratory and sinus infections. Clove bud’s pungent scent can easily overpower other oils. Please use sparingly and with caution.
Description: Clove Bud Essential Oil is derived from the Syzgium Aromaticum plant. It is a slender evergreen that grows up to 12 meters in height (approximately 36 feet). At the start of the rainy season, long buds appear. They change color over time and are beaten from the trees and dried. These are the cloves sold commercially.
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