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Clove Essential Oil
|Botanical Name||Eugenia Caryophyllata|
Description: Clove essential oil is extracted from a flower bud that has numerous medicinal properties. It is especially effective against dental pain, sore gums, mouth ulcers, cavities and bad breath.
Properties: The stimulating and warming effects of clove essential oil also make it a popular choice for aromatherapy, helping to stimulate the metabolism, improve blood circulation, and contribute to general digestive health. It is also said that Clove essential oil work as a natural remedy to help against acne.
Clove essential oil blends well with: Basil essential oil, Cinnamon essential oil, Geranium essential oil, Grapefruit essential oil, Lavender essential oil, Lemon essential oil, Nutmeg essential oil, Orange essential oil, Peppermint essential oil, Rose essential oil and Rosemary essential oil.
Contraindications/Cautions: Clove essential oil is extremely potent, and should always be diluted. Since eugenol (a main component of clove essential oil) is not particularly common, it is possible to discover violent allergies, and thus should be patch tested before use. Clove essential oil should not be used by pregnant or breastfeeding women.