Cloves are the dried buds of the Syzygium aromaticum tree. The buds are harvested from the tree before they open, then dried and sold commercially. Our clove oil is steam-distilled from buds grown in Indonesia.
|Botanical Name:||Syzygium aromaticum|
|Country of Origin:||Indonesia|
|Extraction Method:||Steam distillation|
|Aromatic Scent:||spicy and rich like actual cloves|
|Blends Well With:||Cinnamon Bark, Nutmeg, Citronella, Grapefruit, Lemon, Orange, Peppermint, Rosemary, Rose|
Clove oil is a very warming oil. Diffuse for added protection or apply topically in 1-2% dilution.
The word clove comes from the Latin word clavus, meaning nail since the shaft and head of the clove bud resembles a nail. Cloves and nutmeg were among the most precious items of Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries, and they were worth more than their weight in gold.