Clove is used in the Indian culture as an aromatic spice for seasoning and for medicinal purposes. Its particularly very effective against body pains. Cloves, known as the clove buds are popular globally due to its health benefits.
Clove oil is extracted from the buds and stems of the plant Eugenia caryophyllata through the steam distillation process. A handful of cloves is picked up and are dried and powdered to use in cooking or it is converted into the essential oil carrying the rich medicinal value. It smells like the dried clove but the fragrance is much stronger in the form of oil. Because of its strength, it allows the individuals to use in the diluted form and with caution. High-quality brand oil is suitable and safe for cooking or baking. This oil is used traditionally for digestive, respiratory, and immune support. Aromatically this clove oil is encouraging and promotes the healing of the person and stimulates the mind.
Directions to use
Always perform the skin test before using the clove oil for knowing the sensitivities. If used in excess than it will lead to skin sensitization. Do not get in contact with nose, ears, and eyes
Aromatic description: Spicy, woody, rich, and warm
Plant part: buds and stem
Collection method: steam distillation
Main constituents: eugenol, eugenyl acetate and caryophyllene