Clove Essential Oil
Clove Essential Oil is obtained through steam distillation of the dried flower buds that resemble small tacks or nails of the evergreen tree native to Southeast Asia.
The spicy warmth of Clove gives us energy, vitality; it brings enthusiasm, triggers optimism and stimulates action. It is particularly suitable for apathetic and unmotivated people. Clove’s earthy and vigorous scent enhances your lust for life; it helps you to change your perspectives for conscious changes in everyday life, kindles critical thinking and problem solving techniques. Tonic and stimulating, its invigorating energy awakens our senses, increases memory and concentration, favors logical thinking, combines aspirations and reality.
Antiseptic, antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, antiparasitic, general tonic, digestive, antifermentative, anti-nausea and anti-inflammatory.
– Antiseptic, antibacterial and antiviral: +++++
– Antimicotic and antiparasitic: ++++
– General tonic: +++
– Digestive and antifermentative: +++
– Anti-nausea: ++
– Anti-inflammatory: +++
In diffusion: Clove Essential Oil purifies the air and limits the spread of infectious diseases. Perfect for use in very crowded environments, in particular during the winter months, due to its extremely powerful antimicrobial, antiseptic and antiviral action. Energizing and warming, it fights drowsiness and mental fatigue. Its stimulating and tonic action support and inspire memory and concentration. The combination of Clove with Orange, Mandarin, Ginger and Cinnamon, structures the classic Christmas fragrance.
Massage: Clove Essential Oil is truly effective in warming and pain relieving massages: just add 1-2 drops in a teaspoon of Vegetable Oil. To fight meteorism and intestinal spasms massage the abdominal area. In case of toothache, apply on the carious and aching tooth a pad impregnated with a few drops of Clove Essential Oil (be careful not to come into contact with the tongue and mucous membranes). It also stimulates menstruation. Avoid during Pregnancy.
Aromatic baths and steam inhalations: Clove Essential Oil can be used in steam inhalations in combination with other expectorant oils. Extremely in the treatment of infections of the upper airways.
A tip to keep your smile: dilute one drop of Clove Essential Oil (remember, do not to overdo it, it really just takes one) in the mouthwash, it will accentuate its antibacterial action.
Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding. The antiseptic power of Clove Essential Oil has a broad-spectrum. Due to its marked antimicrobial properties, Paul Belaiche included Clove amongst the “main essences”. Like all the other plants (thyme, cinnamon, oregano, etc…) Clove has to be used with specific caution when applied to the skin: it should always be diluted below 1%, as it could be irritating and sensitizing if used pure or incorrectly diluted.