Botanical Family: Myrtaceae.
Botanical Name: Eugenia Caryophyllata.
Plant Description: Clove Bud Essential Oil is extracted from a small evergreen with light grey leaves and a smooth bark, the plant can grow up to 30 feet.
Extraction Method: The buds from the Clove tree are allowed to dry naturally, they are then steam distilled.
Color: Varies between light and dark brown yellow as it matures it becomes a darker shade.
Aromatic Fragrance: Clove Essential Oil has a familiar hot, spicy aroma recognizable from the clove's worldwide popularity, Spicy Vanilla scent, peppery.
Common Applications: Clove Essential Oil is usually used in lotions, compresses and fumigations.
Common Applications: Baths, Inhalation.
Typically Used By: Perfumist, Cosmeticians, Aromatherapists.
Principal Constituents: Eugenol, Acetyleugenol, Benzoic acid, Benzyl Benzoate, Furfurol, Sesquiterpene and Vanillin. Actions Analgesic, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Stimulant, Stomachic, Tonic.
Therapeutic & Emotional Benefits: Great for treating respiratory ills such as Asthma, Bronchitis, and Pleurisy, also known to help with muscle and skeletal pain. Stimulating to the mind, helpful for fatigue and depression.
Did You Know: Clove Bud's high level of Eugenol makes it an excellent Anti-septic.
Storage Directions: Essential Oils should be stored in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Essential Oils should be stored in colored glass, the most common storage method being used today are Boston Round Bottles in the amber tint.
Blends Well With: Most citrus and flower oils including Lavender 40/42 Essential Oil, Geranium Egyptian Essential Oil, Juniper Berry Essential Oil, Jasmine and Cypress Essential Oil.
Shelf Life: Clove Bud Essential Oil should be used within 2 years of harvest to ensure the maximum therapeutic benefit.
Cautions: Avoid if pregnant or if you are diabetic. Part of extensive selection of wholesale aromatherapy, cosmetic, soap and craft making products available at SoapGoods.com.