Clove essential oil properties
Clove essential oil is a staple in the family oil set.
Cloves are widely used as a spice throughout the world. It has been widely used as an antiseptic and in the prevention of infectious diseases. One of its main components, eugenol, has anesthetic properties, which is why dentists use it, in addition to its antiseptic properties.
It has a warm, spicy aroma, check which oils it combines well with and you will enjoy the aroma you like. It can be a perfect ingredient for your cleansers. It can also be used to relieve joint pain, make sure it is in the right dilution
It is obtained from the flower buds of the clove and is distilled by steam dragging.
Clove bud essential oil typically contains up to 85% eugenol, a phenol that contributes dramatically to the oil's aroma, therapeutic properties, and safety precautions. Clove bud essential oil is also made up of a number of other components, most notably the sesquiterpene B-caryophyllene and the eugenyl acetate ester.
Clove essential oil is very useful to use in mixtures intended to help relieve pain. It is also a powerful antimicrobial essential oil. Being classified as an antimicrobial oil does not mean that it is capable of eliminating all forms of microbes, bacteria and viruses. There is research on the antimicrobial effect of this oil that shows what type of organisms are more effective
Clove essential oil can be very irritating to the skin. Tisserand and Young recommend a dermal maximum of only 0,5%.
Clove oil is also known for its benefits in dental applications. It is often recommended for use with dental pain. Although numerous sources suggest applying a drop of pure clove essential oil to a sore tooth, clove essential oil is very potent and it is not recommended to use it at full strength for any purpose but rather diluted as directed in the recipe further down in this article
Aromatically, clove bud essential oil has a strong, warm, spicy aroma that blends well with other spicy essential oils such as cinnamon bark. It also blends well with essential oils from the citrus, wood, and floral families. It's a strong oil, so when first learning how to blend it, try to use it sparingly in blends.
From the point of view of emotions, clove bud essential oil is an invigorating and mentally stimulating essential oil.
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By steam distillation
Spread several drops in your diffuser VOS. Take a look with what to mix well and prepare the one you like the most, we recommend a couple of drops, because more drops can end up being annoying
To add value in situations of exhaustion, mix 2 drops of clove + 6 bay leaves + 2 drops of lemon.
Dental pain: Clove essential oil is usually used in dental infections, but at the same time it is very dermocaustic, we must use it with caution, it is anesthetic, which helps us relieve this discomfort.
In a bowl, mix 1 gt of clove with olive oil, spread with a cotton swab from the ears and apply to the affected area,
For dental pain with an ear swab apply a pure drop and put it in contact for a few seconds.
Contractures: We can use clove essential oil for those annoying and painful contractures, to numb and calm the area.
In a 50ml container. Add 10 drops of clove + 10 drops wintergreen + 10 drops of lavender + 10 drops of sweet marjoram, mix with arnica macerate.
Headaches: Headaches can be caused by many causes, weakness, exhaustion, asthenia, clove essential oil gives us that strength we need to recover.
In a 30 ml container add 10 drops of clove + 8 drops of peppermint + 10 drops of lavender, mix with jojoba vegetable oil.
Maximum Dilution for topical use: 2% for facial use-4% for body use
Do not use pure on the skin, dilute it. Do not use in children under 6 years of age. Do not use for more than a week in a row.
It is not recommended to use on the face
Do not use during pregnancy or lactation.
Always use essential oils diluted in a vegetable oil