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Botanical name: Syzygium aromaticum
Plant part: leaves
Extraction method: steam distillation
Description: Clove is derived from a slender evergreen tree that grows up to 12m.
Colour: light brown
Common uses: Beneficial for skin irritations.
Strength of aroma: medium to strong
Blends well with: rose, lavender, clary sage, bergamot, bay, ylang ylang, other spice oils, citrus oils.
Aromatic scent: Has the characteristic clove scent, much sharper and more woody than clove bud.
History: The word clove comes from the Latin word ‘clavus’, meaning nail, since the shaft and head of a clove resemble a nail. Cloves and nutmeg were among the most precious of items in Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries and were worth more than their weight in gold.
Cautions: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.
Safety data: Avoid during pregnancy; skin irritant (dilute before using externally); may trigger epileptic seizures in susceptible individuals.
Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only.
It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.
General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.
Everyday, super simple uses for essential oils
Essential oils are used to fragrance soap (2%-3%), balms (0.5%), skin creams and butters (0.5%).