Scent: Clove Bud Essential Oil has a spicy, warm, sweet aroma.
Blends With: Bay Leaf, Bergamot, Clary Sage, Lavandin, Lavender, Rose, Vanilla, Ylang Ylang.
Sore throat, fresh breath: Gargle with three to six drops of clove oil and warm water or add 2% to sesame oil and gargle; or Direct Inhalation from a diffuser.
Laryngitis: Add 2% to sesame oil and gargle.
Asthma, bronchitis, coughs, colds: Direct Inhalation from a diffuser.
Sinusitis: Direct Inhalation from a diffuser.
Tonsillitis: Add 2% to sesame oil and gargle.
Tooth or gum pain: Place drops of Clove Bud Essential Oil on a cotton ball or cotton swab and place directly on the tooth or gum.
Insecticide for bedbugs and mites: Mix one part Clove Oil to 10 parts water, and spray directly on the bedding.
To repel moths and silverfish: Apply Clove Bud Essential Oil on cotton balls or a cloth, and place in your closet.
It is a severe skin irritant, and except as previously noted for use on the gums, do not use on the skin. Use in moderation. Avoid during pregnancy.