Clove Essential Oil – Calming: Clove Essential Oil has a strong, spicy aroma – it is produced by distilling the dried flower buds of clove trees which are native to Southeast Asia. Clove oil has been used for centuries for soothing a variety of ailments. It calms the nerves, aids in digestion and also helps relieve respiratory conditions such as coughs and asthma. Combined with a carrier oil Clove it is great in massages or worn by itself in aroma jewelry associated with the following stones: Chrysoprase (stone of balance, deep healing and peace) Clear Quartz (master healer), Rose Quartz (unconditional love and infinite peace).
Therapeutic Grade Clove oil is particularly useful for dental hygiene and has been used in many dental preparations as it can cleanse the mouth and help freshen breath. Research has also found that clove oil is useful for treating infections, and even fighting cancer due to its antimicrobial and anti-bacterial properties.
Topically, clove oil is best combined with a carrier oil and can be used as a massage oil or can be diluted in unscented creams or lotions to relieve itching and promote healing. To ward off colds or flu, it can be mixed with a carrier oil and rubbed on the neck and chest for natural antioxidant protection. For high blood pressure, it can be added to a carrier oil and applied to the wrists.
With its spicy fresh scent, clove oil is perfect for diffusing in a room to combat stale odors. It is commonly used as a broad-spectrum antimicrobial which is why it is a powerful addition to homemade cleaning products. Echo Essential Oils are aromatherapy grade and should not be used internally.