Clove Essential Oil is extracted from the buds, leaves, and stems of the clove tree (Syzygium aromaticum), a tropical evergreen tree that is native to the Maluku Islands in Indonesia. The tree can grow up to 20 meters tall and has large, glossy leaves and small, pink or red flowers. The oil is extracted from the buds of the tree through steam distillation and it is dark brown or amber in color.
Clove Essential Oil has a strong, warm, spicy aroma and is commonly used in aromatherapy and as a natural remedy for toothaches and other dental pain. It’s also believed to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, which make it beneficial for skin care and for treating respiratory conditions like asthma and bronchitis. Clove oil is also used as a natural remedy for headaches, nausea and other digestive problems.
Botanical Name : Syzygium aromaticum L
CAS# : 8000-34-8
Origin : Southeast Asia
Method of Extraction : Steam Distillation
Source : Clove Flower Buds
Solubility : Soluble in Ethanol
Color & Odor : colorless to light yellow and has a strong, spicy aroma,
Constituents : eugenol, eugenol acetate and β-cariofileno
Specific Gravity : 1.06–1.07
Flash Point : 87.7 °C
Optical Rotation : Angular Rotation
Major Constituents : eugenol, beta-caryophyllene, alpha-humulene, and eugenol acetate
Clove Essential Oil can be used in a variety of applications and has many benefits, some of the most common include:
- Aromatherapy: Clove oil has a strong, warm, spicy aroma that can help reduce anxiety, stress and tension, and it’s believed to have a calming effect on the mind and body.
- Topical application: Clove oil can be applied to the skin to help with toothaches, other dental pain and other skin conditions.
- Oral Care: Clove oil can be used in toothpaste, mouthwash and other oral care products for its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, which can help fight against bad breath, toothaches, and other dental pain.
- Respiratory relief: Clove oil can be inhaled or applied topically to help with respiratory conditions such as asthma, bronchitis and coughs.
- Digestive aid: Clove oil can be used to help relieve nausea, vomiting and other digestive problems
- Personal care: Clove oil can be added to soaps, lotions, and other personal care products for its scent and its anti-inflammatory properties.
- Cleaning: Clove oil can be added to cleaning products for its natural deodorizing properties.
- Pain relief: Clove oil can be used topically to help with headaches, sore muscles and other types of pain.
It’s important to note that Clove Essential Oil should be used with caution as it can be strong and may irritate the skin if used in high concentrations. It should not be used in pregnancy and lactation. Always consult a healthcare professional before using any essential oil