|Net Weight||30 ml|
|Purity||100% Pure Therapeutic|
|Feature||Grade Essential Oil|
is an essential oil from the clove plant. It is a natural analgesic and antiseptic used primarily in dentistry for its main ingredient eugenol. It can also be purchased in pharmacies over the counter, as a home remedy for dental pain relief, mainly toothache; it is also often found in the aromatherapy section of health food stores. The oil produced by cloves can be used in many things from flavoring medicine to remedies for bronchitis, the common cold, a cough, fever, sore throat and tending to infections. The main oil-producing countries are Madagascar and Indonesia.There are three types of clove oil:
• Bud oil is derived from the flower-buds of Saromaticum. It consists of 60-90% eugenol, eugenol acetate, caryophyllene and other minor constituents.
• Leaf oil is derived from the leaves of S.aromaticum. It consists of 82-88% eugenol with little or no eugenyl acetate, and minor constituents.
• Stem oil is derived from the twigs of S.aromaticum. It consists of 90-95% eugenol, with other minor constituents.Applications:
Clove is rich in minerals such as calcium, hydrochloric acid, iron, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, and vitamin A and vitamin C. The health benefits of clove oil include the following:
- Dental Care: The most prominent use of clove oil is in dental care. The germicidal properties of the oil make it very effective for relieving dental pain, toothache, sore gums and mouth
- Ulcers: Clove oil contains the compound eugenol, which has been used in dentistry for numerous years. Gargles with diluted clove oil help in easing the throat. The characteristic smell of clove oil helps to remove bad breath. As a result, clove oil is added to numerous dental products and medications, including, mouthwashes, and toothpaste. Dentists also mix clove oil with zinc oxide and prepare a white filling material as a temporary alternative to the root canal.
- Infections: Due to its antiseptic properties, clove oil is useful for wound, cuts, scabies, athlete’s foot, fungal infections, bruises, prickly heat, scabies, etc. It can also be used insect bites and stings.
- Skin Care: Clove oil is often recommended for skin care, especially for acne patients
- Stress: Clove oil is in nature and hence serves as an excellent stress reliever. It has a stimulating effect on the mind and removes mental exhaustion and fatigue. When taken internally, in appropriate amounts, it refreshes the mind. Clove oil also induces sleep and is helpful to insomnia patients. It is useful for treating mental problems such as loss of memory, depression, and anxiety.
- A headache: Clove oil when mixed with salt, and applied on the forehead, gives a cooling effect and helps in getting relief from a headache.
- Respiratory Problems: Clove oil has a cooling and anti-inflammatory effect, and thereby clears the nasal passage. This expectorant is useful in various respiratory disorders including coughs, colds, bronchitis, asthma, sinusitis, and tuberculosis. Chewing a clove bud eases sore throats.
- Ear Ache: A mixture of warm clove oil and sesame oil is a good remedy for earaches.
- Indigestion: Clove oil is effective in stomach related problems such as hiccups, indigestion, motion sickness, and flatulence. Hence, clove one of the important spices added in Indian dishes.
- Nausea: Clove oil is helpful in case of nausea and vomiting and is often used for pregnancy-related vomiting.
- Blood Circulation: Clove oil increases your body metabolism by increasing blood circulation and reducing body temperature.