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Zoom Clove Bud Essential Oil (Eugenia caryophyllata)
Zoom Clove Bud Essential Oil (Eugenia caryophyllata)

Clove Bud Essential Oil (Eugenia caryophyllata)

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Clove Bud essential oil is known for its high antimicrobial, antifungal, antiviral antiseptic and stimulating properties, clove oil is a popular home remedy for various ailments and supports a healthy immune system. In aromatherapy it is used as an antiseptic and pain reliever, especially for toothaches and stomach pain

Botanical Family, Origin, Extraction: Myrtaceae (shrubs and trees); Madagascar; Steam distillation of buds

Properties: Analgesic, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, anti-parasitic, strong antiseptic, anti-tumoral, anti-viral, disinfectant, and immune-stimulant

Body Systems Affected: Cardiovascular, digestive, immune and respiratory

Aromatic Influence: Clove Bud essential oil may influence healing, improve memory (memory stimulant) and create a feeling of protection and courage. It can also cause a good sleep, generally culminating in stimulating dreams. Often described as sweet, spicy, warm and pleasant with a fresh, fruity top note. Faint acetic nuances render it refreshing and superior to distillations from other parts of the plant

Other Possible Uses: This oil may help amebic dysentery, arthritis, bacterial colitis, bones, bronchitis, cholera, cystitis, dental infection, diarrhea, infectious acne, fatigue, flatulence (gas), flu, halitosis (bad breath), tension headaches, hypertension, infection (wounds and more), insect bites and stings, lupus, nausea, neuritis, nettles and poison oak (takes out sting), rheumatism, sinusitis, skin cancer, chronic skin disease, smoking (removes desire), sores (speeds healing of mouth and skin sores), tuberculosis, thyroid dysfunction, leg ulcers, viral hepatitis, vomiting and warts

Historical Uses: Cloves were historically used for skin infections, digestive upsets, intestinal parasites, childbirth, and most notably for toothache. The Chinese also used cloves for diarrhea, hernia, bad breath and bronchitis

French Medicinal Uses: Impotence, intestinal parasites, memory deficiency, pain, plague, toothache, wounds (infected)

Blends With: Basil, bergamot, cinnamon bark, clary sage, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, nutmeg, orange, peppermint, rose, rosemary, and ylang ylang

Directions for Use: Generally regarded as safe (GRAS) for internal consumption by the FDA (21CFR182.20)*

  • Dilute 1 drop of oil into 1 teaspoon of honey or 4 oz of beverage (i.e. soy/rice milk)
  • Use 6-8 drops in a diffuser of your choice
  • Apply diluted to flex points and/or directly on area of concern.
  • Rub directly on the gums surrounding an infected tooth
  • Place on tongue with finger to remove the desire to smoke
  • Rub on the back of tongue for a tickling cough

    Safety Considerations

    • Repeated use can result in extreme contact sensitization
    • Not for children under 6 years old; use with caution and in greater dilution for children 6-14 years old; test small area on feet
    • Do not apply near eyes or in eyes, sensitive areas or mucous membranes
    • Do not use in an inhaler as nasal membranes will be irritated
    • Do not apply undiluted to skin as it may irritate sensitive skin due to high amount of phenols (test area first)
    • The information on this website is not intended to diagnose or prescribe
    • Use with caution during pregnancy and while nursing
    • You should not use this information for treating a health problem or disease or to make a self-diagnosis
    • Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you suspect that you have a medical problem
    • Stop using this product if you suspect an allergic reaction

    GC/MS Report: The analysis of our Clove Bud batch sample meets the expected chemical profile for authentic essential oil of Eugenia caryopyllata. No contamination or adulteration was detected. The results provided in the GC/MS quality analysis reflect the chemical composition of the oil and lot referenced aon the date of analysis.

    *Mockingbird Apothecary does not recommend ingestion of essential oils

      Clove Bud Essential Oil (Eugenia caryophyllata)


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