- Botany: The Clove flower bud and plant stem comes from an evergreen tree and is part of the Myrtaceae botanical family.
- Scent Profile: Base note with a spicy, warm scent
- Supports the immune system
- Airborne antiseptic
- Helps with the symptoms of colds and the flu
- Pain relief for muscular aches and pains, as well as spasms
- Soothes mental and emotional fatigue and anxiety
- Supports the Solar Plexus chakra associated with personal will, power, and mental ability. Supports the Heart chakra associated with love, relationships, transformation, and integration.
- Blends well with: Cardamom, Cedarwood, Cinnamon Bark, Cinnamon Leaf, Ginger, Green Myrtle, Lavender, Lemon, Manuka, Niaouli, Nutmeg, and Orange.
- According to Tisserand & Young: Drug interactions, embryotoxicity, may inhibit blood clotting, moderate risk of skin sensitization and mucous membrane irritation.
- (Oral usage) May interact with pethidine, MAOIs or SSRIs, anticoagulant medication, major surgery, peptic ulcer, hemophilia & other bleeding disorders.
- Avoid using during pregnancy and lactation as Clove may contain methyleugenol which inhibits blood clotting and can cause embryotoxicity.
- Clove bud or leaf is high in phenols and can be toxic to cats. Read more about Essential Oils Toxicity for Cats.