Clove has been used for years in dental preparations, candy, and gum for its flavor and ability to cleanse the mouth, yet it provides a myriad of benefits. Its main chemical component, eugenol, creates a very stimulating and energizing aroma that can be used as a warming massage oil. As a cooking spice, Clove adds a spicy flavor to any dish or dessert. One drop can help promote fresh breath.
- Used in aromatherapy to help relieve joint/muscle pain associated with sprains, strains and rheumatoid arthritis.
- Used in aromatherapy to help relieve colds and coughs.
- Add one drop to toothbrush before applying toothpaste.
- Combine with dōTERRA SPA Hand and Body Lotion for a skin-warming lotion.
- Dilute with Fractionated Coconut Oil and apply topically for a soothing massage.
- Place one drop of Clove in two ounces of water and gargle for a fresh mouth rinse.
- Combine two drops Clove, two drops Tea Tree, and honey for a clarifying face mask.
- In place of dry clove, use to taste when baking treats.
- Combine two drops Clove, Cinnamon, and Tangerine with water in a spray bottle for a pleasant room spray.
Herb top (flowering)
Woody, herbal, coniferous