Clove Essential Oil Recipes

The clove tree is an intensely aromatic, evergreen tree from Indonesia producing the clove “nails” that are so well know as a spice. For centuries, drie cloves have been chewed on to release their essential oils which have a strong numbing effect on toothache and gum discomfort and is still used as an antiseptic pain relieving remedy today. The essential oil from ripe closes is too stong to use in aromatherapy, but the unripe buds of the flowers produce an oil that is gentler yet still wonderfully fresh, warming and spicy.

Cove bud essential oil has an antimicrobial, antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral and stimulating properties love oil is used for treating a variety of health disorders including toothaches, indigestion, coughs, headache, aching muscles, stress blood impurities and asthma.

Clove essential oil can be mildly irritating, so perform a patch test before use and only use a coupe of drops in bath water. If you have a sensitive skin.

Remedies: Use each blend as a massage oil with added carrier oil or in a diffuser without the carrier oil. Recipes can always be used in a hot bath by reducing the ingredients in half,

To Improve Blood Flow and Aching Muscles:

  • 2 drops clove bud  essential oil
  • 2 drops cinnamon leaf essential oil
  • 6 drops of mandarin essential oil
  • 4 tsp carrier oil (almond oil is my favorite)

To Goost the Immune System:

  • 2 drops clove bud essential oil
  • 4 drops cardamom essential oil
  • 4 drops tangerine essential oil
  • 4 tsp carrier oil

To Relieve Chesty Coughs

  • 2 drop clove bud essential oil
  • 4 Drops myrtle essential oil
  • 4 tsp carrier oil
  • Click on the link to order clove bud essential oil:

NOW Foods Clove Oil, 4 ounce