Plant origin, natural properties, and common uses of Clove essential oil Syzygium aromaticum

About it...

Botanical name: Syzygium aromaticum

Family: Myrtaceae


Harvested: India - Madagascar

Parts used: leaves

Extraction method: steam distillation

Major components of the oil: eugenol, iso-eugenol, caryophyllene

... The list of specific substances in the plant and their activities


Traditional uses:

Clove essential oil is mainly used as an analgesic and antiseptic, especially in dentistry. This activity is linked to eugenol, the main constituent of the oil.


This oil has antimicrobial and antifungal properties have been evaluated in the laboratory.


Used for its properties in:

The Ant and Cockroach Formula


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