Syzygium aromaticum or Eugenia Caryophillata
Symbol of dignity, cloves were used by Mandarins (high Chinese officials) to make their breath smell good before talking to the emperor or their beloved one.
This essential oil comes from Sri Lanka.
It is obtained by distillation of fruits, leaves, and stems in water and with direct flame.
It has a warm, sweet, flowery aroma, with a peppery hint.
Quantity: 8 ml
Origin: Sri Lanka
17 in stock
It has antibacterial, antiseptic and analgesic qualities. The latter is useful in case of toothache. It alleviates nausea and fights acne. It is indicated for burns, contusions, and cuts. It is also used as mosquito repellent.
Suggested uses and dosage:
Home diffuser: add between 3 and 6 drops to 100 ml of water
Bathtub: emulsify 8-10 drops of essential oil with coarse salt — or alternatively milk, cream, or honey — to add to the hot water (so that the oil doesn’t evaporate due to the heat)
Massages: we recommend to dilute 1-2 drops of essential oil in a tablespoon of carrier oil
Cosmetics: add 1 drop of essential oil to one tablespoon of natural moisturizer
Food: we recommend 1-2 drops per 100 gr of food
Toothache: add 1 drop of cloves essential oil to 100 ml of lukewarm water and use as mouthwash.
Caution: do not use in case of chronic diseases, pregnancy, or when breastfeeding.
If in doubt, please consult your doctor/naturopath