Clove Bud Essential Oil


£3.00 - £19.27


SKU: 5060233383610X

Product Description

Clove has deep spicy undertones that exude natural warmth and traditionally been used to ease nerve pain

Clove Essential Oil

Clove is a native of Indonesia and the oil comes from the evergreen plant which grows to around 30 feet (10 meters) tall. The plant has bright green leaves and rosey flower buds which turn upon drying to a deep red/brown. The buds are acquired from the tree by beating it.

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Characteristics of Clove Essential Oil

Clove has a very characteristic scent which is has deep spicy undertones. It is a warming oil and has traditional associations with Christmas.

Common Uses of Clove Essential Oil

Clove has disinfecting properties and is associated with relieving pain.

You will find Clove commercially used in toothpaste and in tooth ache remedies. Clove is also used in rheumatism and arthritis blends for its warming effect. In massage it is traditionally used on patients with to helps the digestive system.


Clove oil has traditionally been used to help reduce the sagginess of the skin, preventing fine lines and wrinkles.

Clove Bud Oil helps with skin circulation making it a useful antiageing ingredient.

A 2017 study showed that Clove was an effective antifungal ingredient (link to study), of all essential oils it was the most effective at stopping the growth of a range of fungi.

Clove oil can be useful for foot treatments, due it’s natural component Eugenol.

Clove Oil has been found to help with skin itching, a 2018 study found it was more beneficial than petroleum oil.


Clove Oil helps stimulate the brain and mind. It can make you feel more attentive and thus more energetic.
Clove Oil is useful for muscular pain, helping to bring relief with musclur pain, by improving circulation. Popular products such as Tiger Balm contain Clove Oil. By helping relieve tension it can help with headaches and tension based ailments.
Clove Oil helps to cleanse the air and environment. A 2018 study looked at the effects of essential oils on bacteria that can cause respiratory infections. Although antibiotics were shown to be far more effective, clove oil did have antibacterial activity when added to a liquid culture or introduced as a vapour.

Precautions when using Clove Essential Oil

As with all essential oils we do not recommend the use during pregnancy.

Can cause irritation to the skin in medium doses, so always use in a low dose and test on a small area.

Clove Bud oil naturally contains Eugenol (82 – 87%, include approx. 10% Acetyleugenol)

Clove Essential Oil Technical Information

Criteria Information

Latin Name

Eugenia caryophyllus (Clove) Bud Oil


Eugenia caryophyllus

Plant Family


Extraction Method

Clove oil is extracted from the leaves, stem and buds. Clove is extracted through steam distillation.

Country of Origin



100% Pure Essential Oil, therapeutic grade



Eugenol, Isoeugenol

Cas No.


Einecs No.


Blends well with

Clove blends well with other spicy oils as well as citrus oils. Clove is typically used with Basil, Cinnamon, Orange, Benzoin, Clary Sage, Ginger, Sandalwood and Lemon.

IFRA Certificate 49th Amendment

Technical Documents

Please see the Technical Tab below for SDS, Allergens information and IFRA Certificates


  • Weight: 0.03 kg
  • Contraindications: Avoid During Pregnancy. Care should be taken to avoid skin irritation (use in low dose only in skin preparations)
  • Country of Origin: Indonesia
  • Latin Name: Eugenia caryaphyllata
  • Traditional Physical Properties: Aches and Pains, Rheumatism, Pain Relief, Respiratory System
  • Part of Plant Used: Leaves & Flowering Tops
  • Purity: 100% Pure
  • Scent: Clove has a very characteristic scent which is has deep spicey undertones. It is a warming oil and has traditional associations with Christmas.
  • Key Benefits: Aches & Pains
  • Traditional Emotional Use: Warming
  • Traditional Skin Use: Acne, Bruises
  • Size: 10ml
  • HS Code: 33012911
  • HS Description: Clove Bud Essential Oil
  • HS Country: GB
  • HS Composition: Viscous Oil

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