Clove Bud

Clove Bud- AroMeds Eugenia caryophyllata is organically grown in Sri Lanka. The buds are steam distilled. It is a member of the myrtaceae family. A middle note, it has a familiar, warm, spicy, woody and sweet aroma.


  • Cloves analgesic qualities make it useful for numbing the nerves that cause toothaches, arthritis and neuralgia. According to Battaglia the chemical constituent eugenol prominent in clove bud essential oil, " acts to depress sensory receptors involved in pain perception."
  • Its antiseptic and antimicrobial qualities make it useful for  preventing colds, coughs, bronchitis and flu. It can also help to clear mucous and unblock sinuses.
  • Helps invigorate those dealing with mental fatigue, especially when blended with peppermint.
  • A digestive oil, it helps stimulate digestion and restore a lagging appetite.

Emotional Support - clove bud encourages stimulation, regeneration, inspiration, trust and inner warmth.

    Blends well with- bay laurel, bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, lemon, orange, palmarosa, pine, sandalwood, vanilla, ylang ylang

    Modes of Application- massage, compress, bath, salve, direct inhalation, diffuser, steam inhalation

    Notes of interest- Clove trees live long productive lives...up to150 years!

    Safety data- Avoid while pregnant and with liver and/or kidney conditions.Dermal irritation and/or sensitization possible with some individuals. Skin sensitization also possible if using old and/or oxidized oils. Essential Oils are typically used externally through inhalation and topical application while properly diluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner to address a specific health need, for a specified amount of time. Keep away from children and pets.


    Battaglia, S. The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Second Edition. The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy, Australia, 2003.

    Tisserand, R and Young, R. Essential Oil Safety, A Guide for Health Care Professionals, Second Edition, Churchill Livingston Elsevier, 2014.

    Worwood, V.A. Aromatherapy for the Soul, New World Library, 1999.

    Please note: Information and statements provided by AroMed Aromatherapy and Lauren Andrews RN, CA, have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any health condition or disease. Information and interest only. The information is not designed for self-diagnosis. If you are concerned about a healthcare issue, see your doctor, specialist or ND. Please note that AroMed Aromatherapy accepts no liability for misuse of essential oils or other products.

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