Clove Leaf Essential Oil 10ML
Clove leaf essential oil has a beautiful spicy-sweet aroma and is warming and comforting. It can also be used as an insect repellent.
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How to use?
4-5 drops in bath, on tissue or in a vaporiser. 15 drops in 50ml carrier.
WARNING – do not apply undiluted or internally. Keep away from children and eyes. Store in a cool, dark place.
|Latin Name||Syzigium aromaticum |
|Synonyms||Eugenia aromatica, Eugenia caryophyllata|
|Extraction||Distillation from the buds and/or leaves|
|Origin||Madagascar, Philippines |
|Plant characteristics||An evergreen tree with a smooth, grey trunk up to 12m high. It has large, green leaves, and in the rainy season, long buds appear with a rosy corolla at the tip, which slowly turns red. |
|Oil characteristics||A pale-yellow liquid with a sweet, spicy, woody fragrance. |
|Traditional use||Used in Chinese and Indian medicine for pulmonary disease, skin infection, athletes foot and digestive upsets, including bad breath and toothache. |
|Blends well with||Sweet orange, coriander, bergamot and neroli essential oils|
|Cautions and comments||Clove leaf essential oil can cause dermatitis or skin irritation/mucous irritation. Safe when diluted at 3%|
|Main chemical constituents||Bud: 60 – 90% eugenol and eugenol acetate; Leaf: 82 – 88% eugenol with other minor constituents |