Extraction method: Steam distillation
Parts used: Flowers
Chakra Association: Muladhara (Root)
Note Classification: Middle Note
Aroma: Strong, spicy, warm, pungent
Largest Producing Countries: Maluku Islands, Indonesia
Traditional Uses: Useful for treating toothaches, indigestion, cough, asthma, headaches, and blood impurities. Used as a spice in foods.
Properties: Antimicrobial, antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral, aphrodisiac, stimulant. Clove is rich in calcium, iron, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, vitamin A and C.
Mental & Emotional Effects: Used as a stress reliever due to its properties as an aphrodisiac. Reduces mental exhaustion and fatigue. Refreshing to the mind, induces sleep. May be a helpful treatment for loss of memory, depression, and anxiety.
Benefits: Because of its antiseptic properties it is useful for wounds, cuts, scabies, athlete's foot, bruises, and prickly heat. Effective treatment for insect bites and stings.
Blends well with: Basil, Rosemary, Rose, Cinnamon, Grapefruit, Lemon, Nutmeg, Peppermint, Orange, Lavender, and Rose Geranium
Other Interesting Notes: Clove (in dilution) may be very useful for treating styes. Most prominent use is dental care as gargle, or for toothache.
Safety Data: This oil is very strong in nature, and should never be applied at full strength. May cause skin irritation. For external use only.
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