||Syzygium aromaticum l. bud oil, Eugenia caryophyllus
l. bud oil
||8000-34-8 F.E.M.A. : 2323
||Plant Parts Used
||Color & Odor
||Light golden yellow clear liquid with Spicy, warming
yet slightly bitter, woody, reminiscent of true clove buds but richer
A slender evergreen with a smooth gray trunk, up to 12 meters high. At the
start of the rainy season long buds appear that have a rosy-pink corolla at
Constituents & Specifications :
Clove bud oil has various chemical compounds that include Eugenol, eugenyl
acetate and caryophyllene.
Specific Gravity :
1.03800 - 1.06000 @ 25 °C
Refractive Index :
1.52700 - 1.53500 @ 20 °C
It acts like antiseptic ,antihistamine, antioxidant, aphrodisiac,
antifungal, anti-viral, powerful bactericidal-large spectrum, antiparasitic,
anthelmintic, antiemetic, expectorant, cicatrizant, spasmolytic, splenetic,
stimulant (general, digestive, sexual) and tonic(nervous, hypertensive).
Benefits & Uses :
- Clove bud oil is useful in the treatment of arthritis, asthma,
bronchitis, rheumatism, sprains, strains and toothache.
- It can be used for acne, bruises, burns and cuts, keeping infection
at bay and as a pain reliever. It helps with toothache, mouth sores,
rheumatism and arthritis.
- It is beneficial to the digestive system, effective against vomiting,
diarrhea, flatulence, spasms and parasites, as well as bad breath.
- Clove bud oil is used as an ingredient in food, alcoholic beverages
and soft drinks. It is also used in the production of printing ink,
glue, and varnish. Clove is reported to stop nicotine addiction.