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Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Colourless to yelloish liquid with Spicy Odor|
|:||Soluble in alcohol, slightly soluble in water|
|:||1.048 - 1.056 @ 25.00 °C|
|:||1.5270 - 1.5350|
|:||1.527 to 1.538 @ 20.00 °C|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Clove is widely cultivated in Indonesia, Sri-Lanka, Madagascar, Tanzania, and Brazil. It is used in limited amounts in food products as a fragrant, flavoring agent, and antiseptic.
CONSTITUENTS:Eugenol comprises 72-90% of the essential oil extracted from cloves, and is the compound most responsible for the cloves' aroma. Other important essential oil constituents of clove oil include acetyl eugenol, beta-caryophyllene and vanillin; crategolic acid, tannins, gallotannic acid, methyl salicylate (painkiller); the flavonoids eugenin, kaempferol, rhamnetin, and eugenitin, triterpenoids like oleanolic acid, stigmasterol and campesterol; and several sesquiterpenes.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma:Sweet, rich. Spicy and fruity odor.
BLENDS WITH:Basil, benzoin, cinnamon, lavender, ginger, sandalwood and clary sage.
COMMON NAMES:Syzygium aromaticum, Eugenia aromatica, E. carophyllus.
USES:Clove oil can be used for acne, bruises, burns and cuts, keeping infection at bay and as a pain reliever. It helps in toothache, mouth sores, rheumatism and arthritis. It is also of use for skin problems - especially for skin sores and leg ulcers and as an insect repellent.