CLOVE BUD ESSENTIAL OIL
Syzgium aromaticum Grown in Sri Lanka
Clove Bud oil is a warming, stimulating and uplifting oil with a sweet, spicy aroma, popular in salves, perfumery, skin care & home care products.
Extraction Process: Steam Distilled Essential Oil
Plant Part: Fruits
Note: Middle Note
Aroma Family: Spicy
Aroma: Rich, warm, sweet-spicy, eugenolic aroma
Basil, Benzoin, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cinnamon Bark, Chamomile, Cistus, Clary Sage, Geranium, Grapefruit, Ginger, Sweet Fennel, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Litsea, Niaouli, Nutmeg, Orange, Oregano, Palmarosa, Peppermint, Ravensara, Rose, Rosemary, & Ylang Ylang
“In rose, honeysuckle and certain deep-sweet florals, [trace amounts of] Clove Bud oil lends a unique note of natural richness and body…; the oil blends excellently with ylang ylang and cananga oils, and Oriental types of perfumes often contain significant amounts of Clove Bud Oil.”*1
It works to support the immune system, is warming and acts as an anti-inflammatory. Anti-fungal, antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, anti-bacterial, & antiviral.
Soothes muscles; as a room purifier it can aid in respiratory infections; relieves anxiety.
Tip: As a muscle rub add 3 drops to a tablespoon of base oil.
Non-toxic. Drug interaction, may inhibit blood clotting, embryotoxic, moderate risk of skin sensitization, mucous membrane irritant (moderate risk); avoid in cases of major surgery, peptic ulcer, hemophilia or other bleeding disorders, and on children less than 2 years of age. *2 Do not apply neat to the skin or in bath. Use 0.5% dilution
50ml bottle & lid or dropper sterilised
30ml Sunflower Oil
2 drops Clove Essential Oil
2 drops Peppermint Essential Oil
6 drops Rosemary Essential Oil
Combine all ingredients in a bowl & then transfer to the sterilised bottle.
Use: Dab onto your pulse points on wrists & temples.
1. Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin, 1960, pp. 180-1.
2.Tisserand, Robert and Rodney Young. Essential Oil Safety, 2nd ed., 2014, p. 255.