Clove bud is highly anti-infectious. It is great for green cleaning when combined with citruses. It is pain relieving and warming to sore joints and mucles especially during a cold or flu. ALWAYS DILUTE CLOVE OIL WELL. It is high in Phenols and it is recommended to not exceed 4-5 drops of clove oil per ounce of carrier (lotion, jojoba oil, or aloe).
Latin Name: Eugenia caryophyllata
Botanical family: Myrtaceae
Plant Part: Flower buds and leaves, Organic
Processed: Steam distilled
Chemical family: Phenols
Aroma: Spicy and warm
CHEMISTRY & SAFETY
SAFETY: FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid use near eyes or mucous membranes. Always dilute before applying to the skin and use within the “Best By” date. Clove should not be used for long periods of time. It may cause sensitization if overused at high dilutions. DO NOT USE IN A HOT BATH.
Analgesic – pain numbing
Anti-inflammatory – alleviates redness and inflammation
Antirheumatic - alleviates rheumatic pain and swelling
Carminative – calms digestion and prevents gas
HOW TO USE
Aches and Pains (muscle or joint): add just 2 drops to 1 Tablespoon of lotion and gently apply to area.