History - Introduction
Clove bud essential oil is derived from clove trees and is well known for its rich, sweet, yet spicy scented charm. Though clove trees themselves are native to Southeast Asia, it is not uncommon to find them growing within other locations in today's modern age. Our Clove Bud essential oil is produced in Madagascar, where some of the best Clove Bud oil are produced. It is produced by distilling the dried flower buds harvested from the clove trees and tends to either be colorless or a light yellow.
All in all, clove bud essential oil has been leveraged for centuries across numerous different health and wellness applications for its potent anesthetic, antimicrobial, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties – making this unparalleled essential oil asset one to certainly not overlook.
The amazing anesthetic properties of the clove bud oil is coming from the 80% eugenol, a very efficient compound for local anesthesia.
Important distinction: There are two different Clove essential oils on the market. The Clove essential oil coming from the distillation of the clove leaves and branches, and the Clove bud essential oil, produced from the dried flower buds of the tree. Our essential oil is coming from the clove buds, which is the most potent and most common.
Wonderful For Oral Hygiene
Clove bud essential oil is one of the most effective holistic solutions to fighting against cavity-causing organisms. Along with this killing and/or restricting the development of bacteria with its strong antibacterial properties, the oil is also vetted for being able to remediate tooth pain and bad breath as well. Though most people swish it around just like mouthwash to gain these benefits, clove bud essential oil can also be topically applied to treat oral cavity pain too.
Tip: Place one drop of the oil in 60ml of water and gargle. Another option is adding a drop to normal toothpaste to promote advanced freshness.
All in all, taking advantage of the oral benefits of this oil equates to much healthier and painless teeth, lowered risk of getting gum disease, and even reduces the chances of contracting a throat/mouth infection.
Natural Aroma and Flavor
Due to the potent natural aroma of clove bud essential oil, it makes for a perfect addition to various diluted formulas for diffusing. This mental wellness boosting and air purifying oil has a very elicit spicy yet warming scent and blends harmoniously with several other oils such as peppermint, rose, lavender, rosemary, and ylang-ylang. It is the perfect ingredient for all the DIY Holiday scented products.
One of the primary reasons why this oil works so well for oral health and fighting bad breath is for its notable flavoring. However, it is also not uncommon for people to invest in clove buds specifically to spice up their dishes in the kitchen. In fact, clove bud is derived from a famed cooking spice, which is why so many people love upgrading their recipes with its spicy, warming flavors.
Important information: Eugenol and Clove Bud essential oil are not toxic for food, but can be toxic when used by inhalation.
Remediates Various Skin Infections
Packed with powerful antioxidants and offering exceptionally high levels of eugenol (over 80%), clove bud essential oil is an ideal agent to help with various skin infections. When applied topically with your desired carrier oil, the clove oil is able to impede the growth of bacteria (such as the bacteria that causes acne) and protect the skin against oxidative stresses that can arise from free radicals like toxins and pollutants. Overall, not only does it speed up healing, but this oil can strongly prevent future bacterial growth, redness, and itching from resurfacing.
Furthermore, clove bud essential oil is a renowned asset found in many anti-aging products to date for its ability to reduce skin sagginess and diminish wrinkles from its antioxidant compounds and ability to stimulate blood circulation. What one is left with then integrating this oil into their skincare routine is smooth, healthy, radiant skin with a strong protective barrier against skin infections.
Chemical composition of the Clove Bud essential oil
Clove Bud essential oil has a very high content of eugenol (around 80%), known for its amazing oral health properties. Main compounds are:
_ Eugenol Acetate
_ Beta Caryophyllene
_ Methyl Eugenol
The best way to use the Clove Bud essential oil is orally by mixing with food, water, carrier oil, etc. For treating any oral or gum infection, mix 1 drop with toothpaste or with 1oz of water.
For a diffusion use, please use with care and in small quantity. It can be irritating for mucous membranes.
Clove Bud essential oil is not recommended for inhalation, because it can be toxic.
Clove bud essential oil mixes very well with orange, citrus, frankincense, cinnamon, nutmeg, pine, rose, and ylang ylang essential oils.
Botanical Name: Syzygium Aromaticum
Common names: Clove Bud oil, clove essential oil
Extraction method: Steam distillation
Color: Clear to light yellow
Country of origin: Madagascar
Botanical family: Myrtaceae
Plant part used: Dried buds
Scent: Clove, spicy, woody, warm
Essential oils are concentrated and should be used with caution. Keep out of reach of children.
Avoid contact with the eyes.
Clove bud essential oil is generally considered non-toxic when ingested. It is not recommended to use this essential oil for inhalation and diffusion because it could be irritating. Always perform a test of the essential oil for allergic reaction.
Do not use if pregnant, nursing, elderly and for children under 7 years of age. If suffering from any medical condition, consult a healthcare practitioner before using.
Do feel free to ask for further information and applications.
DISCLAIMER: Essential oils are not meant to cure diseases and illnesses. They may ease some health problems and bring comfort. We suggest you consult a physician and do your own research for each essential oil that interests you.