Clove Bud (eugenia caryophyllata)

The essential oil extracted from the dried leaf of clove, Eugenia caryophyllata is used as a topical application to relieve pain and to promote healing and finds use in the fragrance and flavouring industries.

The main constituents of the essential oil are phenylpropanoids such as carvacrol, thymol, eugenol and cinnamaldehyde. The biological activity of Eugenia Caryophyllata has been investigated on several microorganisms and parasites, including pathogenic bacteria, Herpes simplex and hepatitis C viruses. In addition to its antimicrobial, antioxidant, antifungal and antiviral activity, clove essential oil possesses cytotoxic, insect repellent, anti-inflammatory, and anaesthetic properties.

 For your aches and pains: Clove is one of the many ingredients we’ve blended to offer you amazing relief from this topical application – for your aching muscles and joints.