Clove Leaf Essential Oil
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10ml Clove Leaf Essential Oil
This Clove Essential Oil is extracted usually by steam distillation from the leaves, stem, and buds of the Eugenia caryophyllata tree, which is native to Indonesia and the Malacca islands. This is a potent oil with a warm, strong, spicy aroma and needs to be used very diluted and with much care in aromatherapy.
- Clove oil can be used to heal or soothe acne, bruises, cuts and burns, leg sores, and as a pain reliever for rheumatism and arthritis.
- It is said to be good for the digestive system, helping with vomiting, diarrhoea, flatulence and spasms.
- It is considered valuable for relieving respiratory problems like bronchitis and asthma.
Cloves were popularly used in ancient India and China. It has been used to treat mouth ulcers, toothache, and as a breath freshener since ancient times. It was one of the first spices to be traded.
Essential oils are powerful and highly concentrated. They can be harmful if not used carefully so it is important to use them safely. Do not take any oils internally and do not apply to the skin undiluted. Do not use any oils during pregnancy or if you have any medical issues without taking medical advice or under the guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils on children.