Eugenia caryophyllata - Madagascar - Organically Grown - GRAS
One of the key uses of Clove Bud oil is for toothaches. It helps numb the gums temporarily to relieve toothache pain while you are waiting for your dental appointment. Because it has strong antibacterial properties, it can help treat dental infections and infectious diseases. It can also help you treat many respiratory issues including sore throat, colds, flu, and sinusitis, and even help with tuberculosis.
Due to its warming nature, it is really good to use in a massage blend for treating arthritis, rheumatism, and sprains.
Clove Bud has often been used to relieve thyroid dysfunction and fatigue associated with hypertension.
• Often used to help treat scabies.
• It can help treat athlete's foot.
• Some men have found it helps them treat impotence.
• Can help relieve nausea.
Found in: Energize, First Aid, Fortify, Immune Strength, Relieve Me, Revitalize, Soothing Relief, Sports Pro, and The Secret.
Scent: Sweet/spicy aroma that does smell like cloves. It makes you think of spicy apple cider, fall leaves, and cooking.
Caution: A hot oil, never use neat (unblended) on skin.
Extracted by: Buds are hydro distilled, 1st distillation
It can help when treating cancer, Hodgkin's Lymphoma in particular, and Multiple Sclerosis. While Clove Bud is not a cure, it will help you fight off infection during your treatment.
Can be used to help treat some intestinal difficulties like diarrhea, amoebic dysentery, bacterial colitis, and cholera. It can also help in your treatment of viral hepatitis, as well as cystitis.
It can help relieve memory deficiency.
History: Clove Bud has a history of use in love potions. Ayurvedic healers use it to treat fevers, digestive problems and other ailments. In Africa, it is used to increase milk in lactating mothers. Clove buds were often added to apple cider vinegar and drunk to treat headaches. It is most often used for toothaches. Even today, dentists have Clove Bud oil in their shots to numb the gums.
Clove Bud is:
Blends well with: Orange, Tangerine, Lime, Lemon, Bergamot, Neroli, Geranium, Cinnamon Bark, Ylang Ylang, Rose, Frankincense, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Patchouli, Rosewood, Cedarwood, Coriander, Lavender, Clary Sage, Bay Leaf, and Red Mandarin.
Ways to use: You will need to blend with a carrier oil before using topically. A general guideline is 4-8 drops in ½ teaspoon of carrier oil for adult topical use. Once you have tried it, you will know if you need to blend more or less. A general guideline for blend rates for children can be found here:
Always test on a nickel sized portion of skin first. Make sure your skin can handle the oil/blend before using.
Put a drop on a sore tooth. Add several drops to the final rinse of your laundry. Add a drop to your morning oatmeal. Add 2 drops to 1/2 cup water for a good mouthwash. Diffuse 3 drops Clove Bud and 8 drops of any citrus oil to help give you energy.
Foot Blend for Tired, Cold Feet
• 2 drops Clove Bud
• 2 drops Frankincense
• 1 drop Cinnamon Bark
• 2 drops Sandalwoods
• 1 teaspoon FCO
Massage into feet before bed. Wear a pair socks to bed and let it absorb throughout the night.
Wake You Up Mist Spray
• 55 drops Orange
• 30 drops Rosemary
• 45 drops Clove Bud
• 30 drops Peppermint
• 4 ounces pure water
Shake well before every use. Spray in your car to keep you awake when driving.