Essential Oils of the Earth
Clove Essential Oil (Eugenia caryophyllata)
Clove was used in China more than 2,000 years ago as a fragrance and spice. Now, ranked #1 among herbs and spices for its high antioxidant score and its abundance of therapeutic properties.
Cloves come from the unopened pink flower buds of the evergreen tree. The buds are steam distilled for their essential oil.
Clove is a natural remedy for toothaches, gum issues, cold sores, and overall dental health. Dilute 1-2 drops with equal parts coconut oil and apply to the affected area.
Clove oil is a powerful anti-bacterial that naturally helps fight acne and skin issues. Mix 3 drops of clove oil with 2 teaspoons of raw honey and apply to the face. Rinse off after a few minutes, pat dry.
Clove oil has powerful anti-viral properties and can help boost the immune system. Diffuse or apply topically diluted with a carrier oil.
Diffusing clove oil creates purification for the air and helps ease stress and lower blood pressure associated with stress.