About Clove Bud Essential Oil:
Clove Bud Essential Oil Indonesia (Eugenia caryophyllata), has a fresh, fruity top note caused by trace amounts of lower aliphatic ketones. Faint acetic nuances render it refreshing and superior to distillations from other parts of the plant. The overall aroma is characteristic of the household spice and is often described as spicy, sweet, warm, and pleasant. The warm aroma of Clove Bud oil is known to inspire activity and creativity.
Action and Traditional Uses for Clove Bud Essential Oil:
Clove is highly antimicrobial, antiseptic, analgesic, bactericidal, and is a powerful antioxidant. It is hemostatic (blood thinning) and also anti-inflammatory. The people on the island of Ternate were free from epidemics until 16th century, when Dutch conquerors destroyed the Clove trees that flourished on the islands. Many of the islanders died from the epidemics that followed. Eugenol, Clove’s principal constituent, is used in the dental industry for the numbing of gums. Courmont et al. demonstrated that a solution of .05% eugenol from Clove oil was sufficient to kill tuberculosis bacteria (Valnet, 1990). Indications: Infectious diseases, intestinal parasites, tuberculosis, respiratory infections, pain, toothache, scabies, and infected wounds. Application: Diffuse or apply topically diluted with a vegetable or massage oil. Add 1-2 drops in 4fl. oz of water and use as a gargle. Apply neat on the palms of the hands, bottom of the feet, and on gums and teeth. One to two drops may be added to a glass of rice milk as a dietary supplement. For oral hygiene, rub directly on the gums surrounding an infected tooth. To break tobacco addiction, place a drop on the tongue with finger. For tickling cough, put a drop on the back of the tongue. Fragrant Influence: Clove may influence healing, serve as a mental stimulant, encourage sleep, stimulate dreams, and create a sense of protection and courage. Safety Data: If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.
Essential Oils Safety & Disclaimer:
This information is for educational purpose only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose and disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purpose only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.