Legend: The origins of Cloves became known in Europe following a publication by Marco Polo in AD 1298. In ancient China the Huns used it to sweeten their breath. During the Renaissance, pomanders were made with cloves to keep epidemics and the plague at bay. Clove was also used extensively to relieve nausea and alleviate toothaches.
Heal your Body: Clove bud has been used to inhibit platelet aggregation (the formation of clots) so therefore great as part of a blend for leg massage for those who fly a lot. Clove oils has long been used as a local analgesic for the relief of toothache. A blend of clove bud and a carrier oil rubbed directly on the tooth and surrounding areas is said to relieve pain for several hours. Clove Oil opens bronchial pathways so you can breath again, so great if you have bronchitis or cough. Clove Bud oil is great a massage blend for reducing pain and aches in muscles due to its analgesic properties. Therefore helpful for arthritis, rheumatism and sprains. Being antispasmodic Clove Bud oil helps stimulate digestion, restore appetite and help relieve flatulence. When mixed with peppermint oil it is a great little pick me up to ward off drowsiness.
Botanical Name: Eugenia aromaticum
Place of Origin: Indonesia
Plant Part: Bud
Colour: Pale Yellow
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Scent: Strong, sweet, yet slightly bitter, woody and spicy like actual cloves
Common Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Blends well with: Bay, Bergamot, Chamomile, Cinnamon leaf, Clary Sage, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Orange, Palmarosa, Peppermint, Rose, Sandalwood, Tangerine, Vanilla, Ylang Ylang.
Directions: There are many ways to use essential oils, such as burning them in an oil burner, but remember never apply neat to the skin unless it has been mixed with a carrier oil such as jojoba first. For more ways to use essential oils please visit our Methods of use section.
Warnings: Not for internal use. Avoid contact with eyes. Not to be used neat on the body. Always dilute. Adults Only. Keep out of reach of children. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner. Clove oil is a mucous membrane and dermal irritant therefore avoid using on small children or those with sensitive skin. Avoid Clove Bud oil if you: are pregnan;y; drinking, a haemophiliac; have prostate cancer; kidney or liver problems; or are taking anticoagulants. Do not use in baths.
Magnifiscense Essential Oils should not be used as a substitute for medical or psychological care. Appropriate use of the product is expressly your responsibility.