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Clove Bud Essential Oil

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Clove bud essential oil, (Syzygium aromaticum) is imported from Indonesia, where the oil is made by steam distilling the buds which produce a medium-thick, pale yellow, pure essential oil, that smells spicy, warm, woody & strong, bottled locally in South Africa.

Clove bud essential oil works well in aromatherapy blends with other essential oils like Cinnamon Bark, German Chamomile, Ginger, White Grapefruit, Indian Sandalwood & Lemon.

This oil also has 10 amazing health benefits, read the rest of this essential oil profile below for a comprehensive look at this amazing oil and its uses.

Use caution when using this oil, all essential oils should be diluted before using topically.

Available in the following sizes: 20ml, 50ml, 100ml, 500ml, 1L, 5L, 20L, 25L

Packaged in either Glass or HDPE containers, you can expect a shelf life of 4 years.*

This Clove bud essential oil is part of the dis natuurlik. Essential Oil Collection

Clove Buds in a circle

10 Benefits of Clove Bud Essential Oil:

  • The oil helps to relieve toothache and to soothe aching gums while boosting dental health and freshening your breath.
  • Clove bud oil can help to reduce acne, the powerful antimicrobial properties of this oil have proven effective against strains of propionibacterium which cause acne.
  • Great for digestion, clove oil is often used in the treatment of ulcers and digestion problems.
  • Rejuvenating and stimulating properties, which can increase blood flow to the skin and makes it look more radiant.
  • Carvacrol and eugenol, in clove oil, have an anticandidal and antifungal effect.
  • The medicinal properties of this oil make it suitable for formulating soothing balm for teething infants, the antiseptic and soothing qualities of the oil can ease the pain and reduce the discomfort.
  • Strong antibacterial and antifungal properties and can inhibit the growth of moulds, yeasts, and bacteria.
  • Potent antiviral properties can help fortify the resistance of the immune system to a multitude of diseases, the antioxidants in clove essential oil rid the body of dangerous free radicals.
  • Eugenol is a versatile chemical component that helps stimulate blood circulation, boosting metabolic rate, It improves overall digestive health and helps reduce nausea.
  • Flavonoids in clove oil have potent anti-inflammatory properties, this powerful natural oil is used to treat all kinds of inflammation in the body from toothaches, inflamed gums, skin eruptions, or muscle and joint pain, to inflammation in the gut.
  • Acetyl eugenol is a potent platelet inhibitor. It prevents the formation of a thrombus or blood clot, Clove is a natural blood-thinner and should not be used along with other blood-thinning medications.

Essential Oil Diffuser - Clove Bud Essential Oil

4 Simple ways to use Clove Bud Essential Oil:

  • Diffusion: Diffuse with caution as this essential oil can cause mucous membrane irritation.
  • Make use of clove oil’s antimicrobial properties by adding a few drops to a spray bottle filled with water and use it as a mild disinfectant, surface cleaning spray.
  • Massage oil, to make a warming massage oil, dilute 15 drops of this essential oil into 30ml of carrier oil like Jojoba or fractionated coconut oil, apply to areas affected by pain and inflammation.
  • Dabbing clove oil onto your sore tooth may help to relieve the pain until you can get to see a dentist, apply using a cotton ball soaked with a few drops of clove oil onto your sore tooth.  

Clove Bud Essential Oil Usage Instructions:

  • Diffusion: Use five to six drops in a diffuser/ oil burner of your choice.
  • Topical use: Apply this oil to your skin by mixing no more than 4-5 drops of this oil for every 5ml of body lotion or carrier oil. (Always dilute essential oils with a carrier oil to minimise any skin sensitivity.)
  • Essential oil perfume: Add 80 drops of carrier oil to an amber bottle (50ml+), With a dropper, add in 10 drops of essential oils that contain base notes, followed by 5 drops of headnotes, and 5 drops of heart notes, seal the bottle and shake well, label and store in a cool dark place.

Clove Buds isolated on a white background

Clove Bud Essential Oil Properties:


Pure Clove Bud Essential Oil

Botanical name:

Syzygium aromaticum

Botanical family:


Quality grade:

Therapeutic Grade

Main Usage:

Aromatherapy & Natural perfumery

Main chemical constituents:

Eugenol, β-caryophyllene, acetyl eugenol, α-caryophyllene, δ-cadinene

Country of origin & Cultivation method:

Wild harvested in the forests of Indonesia

Extraction method & Plant part:

Steam distillation of the buds

Perfumery notes & fragrance profile / aromas:

Top-middle notes, Sweet, woodsy, spicy, fruity, warm

Blends well with:

Basil, Bay Laurel, Benzoin, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cinnamon Bark, Clary Sage, French Lavender, German Chamomile, Ginger, White Grapefruit, Indian Sandalwood, Lemon, Peppermint, Roman Chamomile, Rose, Rosemary, Sweet Orange, Ylang Ylang

Safety & Warnings:

  • Diffuse with caution as this essential oil can cause mucous membrane irritation.
  • A skin test is recommended prior to use.
  • Dilute with a suitable carrier oil before using topically to lower the risk of skin sensitisation and or irritation.
  • Skin sensitivity in some cases.
  • Do not use near broken skin or internally
  • Do not ingest
  • Keep out of reach of children & do not use this oil on children under the age of 3
  • Pregnant, nursing or under a doctors care? Consult your Healthcare Physician for the correct application of this product.
  • Avoid contact with your eyes, inner ears and sensitive areas.

Clove buds in a wooden bowl - Clove bud essential oil

Clove Bud Essential Oil Product Specifications & Options:

Quality Grade:

Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil (A-Grade)

Available in the following sizes:

20ml, 50ml, 100ml, 500ml, 1L, 5L, 20L, 25L

Wholesale Clove Bud Essential Oil:

Available in various 20ml wholesale pack sizes, suitable for Resellers:

5 Units, 25 Units and 50 units+

Contact us for more information and pricing.

Bulk Clove Bud Essential Oil:

Available in various bulk sizes, suitable for Manufacturers:

50ml, 100ml, 500ml, 1L, 5L, 20L & 25L 

Contact us for more information and pricing.

Packaging types:

Glass dropper bottle for (20ml, 50ml, 100ml)

Glass Bottle for (500ml)

Plastic HDPE jerry can for (1L, 5L, 20L, 25L)

Shelf Life:

Up to 4 years shelf life, if proper storage instructions are followed.

Please refer to the packaging labels for expiry dates.

Storage Instructions:

* Pure Essential oils like this Clove bud essential oil should be kept in a cool (below 22°C) dark place (no sunlight) to maintain freshness & to obtain maximum shelf life.