Clove (Syzygium aromaticum) has a sweet, spicy fragrance that is stimulating and revitalizing. An important ingredient in our Thieves blend due to its wonderful immune-enhancing properties, its principal constituent is eugenol, which is used in the dental industry to numb the gums. Clove is the highest-scoring single ingredient ever tested for its antioxidant capacity on the ORAC scale. Always dilute for topical use. Clove may also be used to enhance the flavor of foods.
For dietary, aromatic or topical use. When using as a supplement, dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of vegetable oil and put into capsule. Then take one capsule before each meal or as desired.
Possible skin sensitivity. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Check with your health care provider if taking a blood-thinning medication. Always dilute before applying to the skin or taking internally. Keep out of reach of children.
Young Living Therapeutic Grade™ clove essential oil (Syzgium aromaticum)
Clove oil, and its main constituent, eugenol, have demonstrated antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal activity in several published research studies. Clove oil is commonly used today for this antimicrobial ability, as well as for its anti-inflammatory and pain relieving properties.
Clove oil’s warm, spicy aroma has also been said to be mentally stimulating, and to promote feelings of protection and courage as well.