Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Colorless clear liuid with Characteristic spicy clove odor|
|:||Insoluble in alcohol and oils. Soluble in water|
|:||0.950 - 1.050 @ 20°C|
|:||-0° – -3.0° @ 20°C|
|:||1.525 – 1.540 @ 20°C|
|:||3.00 - 6.00 @ 20°C|
Essential Oil Content
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:A sweet floral aroma similar spicy to the scent of seed and herbal citrus freshly.
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.