Essential Oils

Clove Bud essential oil (Eugenia Caryophyllata)

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Sources:  Indonesia, Madagascar
Extraction: Steam distilled
Note: Middle
Scent: spicy, warm, cloves
Key points:

  • Clove is very powerful and should be used with caution.Clove bud is considered safer than Clove leaf oil.
  • Can be used in room purification blends. Broad spectrum antibacterial and antiviral (Schnaubelt).
  • Stimulating to the mind, relieves mental fatigue and lifts lethargy

Properties: analgesic, antiseptic, antibacterial, aphrodisiac, antifungal, antimicrobial, antispsmodic, antiviral, expectorant, insecitide, stimulant
Uses: Prevent infectious diseases, insect repellent, in small doses may be aphrodisiac, mental fatigue, lethargy, memory
Caution:  Use with extreme caution as this is a powerful oil.  Never apply to skin. Mucus membrane irritant. Avoid if pregnant. Do not use if you have liver or kidney disease. Tisserand also recommends avoiding in cases of alchoholism, hemophilia, prostate cancer, and anticoagulant therapy.

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