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Clove Bud Essential Oil 10ml

£3.45
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Clove Bud (Eugenia caryophyllus)

Clove bud oil has a penetrating and spicy aroma with a strong base note.

The clove oil comes from the buds of the Clove tree,  a tall evergreen indigenous to Indonesia. Most clove oil is now cultivated and exported from Sri Lanka.
Clove essential oil is extracted from the buds via steam distillation.

Affects
Clove bud oil is pain relieving, calming, anti-infectious, disinfecting and stimulating. It is particularly useful for tooth ache and mouth sores, as well as joint issues and infected wounds.
Clove oil is very potent and powerful and care should be taken when using the oil. Massage is not recommended but it is a popular and affective ingredient (used very small proportions) in inhalations, topical application, natural skincare and toiletries.

Chemical constituents
Furfurol (Aldehyde), Methyl salicylate (Ester), Eugenol (Phenol), Caryophyllene (Sesquiterpene), Pinene (Terpene).

Blending
Clove Bud oil blends well with basil, benzoin, black pepper, cinnamon, citronella, grapefruit, lemon, nutmeg, sweet orange, peppermint and rosemary.

Suggested directions for use:
Add 6-10 drops in a bath.
Mix 5 drops with water to use in an oil burner.
Mix 6-10 drops with hot water as an inhalation.
Mix 5 drops per 10ml of carrier oil for massage.
Add to natural skincare products.

Precautions:
Do not take internally.
Use with care, may irritate mucus membranes.
Keep away from children and eyes.
Avoid If pregnant. If have a medical condition consult with your practitioner before use.
If oil gets into eyes splash out with water, seek medical advice if necessary.
If unfamiliar with essential oils seek advice from a practitioner.

Clove Buds