Each Thursday, I’m working through some of my favorite Fall essential oils. These guys work great in blends together, are often warming, and have some great spicy smells.
Today we’re tackling Clove essential oil, which, in my opinion, is the quintessential essential oil for Fall. It just has that deeply warm smell that makes you think of apple bobbing, leaf raking, and autumn baking.
So let’s roll:
What does Clove Bud essential oil smell like?
Clove is also very strong. It has a spicy and warm smell, I always liken this scent with my memories of autumn. Some say it smells slightly fruity or sweet.
What can I use Clove Bud essential oil for?
- Toothaches (numbing)
- Upset stomach
Allspice, bay, bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, lemon, mandarin, palmarosa, rose, sandalwood, vanilla, ylang ylang (Mountain Rose Herbs)
Clove Bud essential oil has been used in a variety of ways for a very long time. It was used by the ancient Chinese in dental preparations and for other reasons.
Clove bud is pain relieving, antiviral, anti-fungal, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, warming, helps prevent gas and more!
Clove oil has a high percentage of the chemical compound Eugenol which can be a mucous membrane irritant. Please dilute this oil before using.
Do not use clove oil if: you are pregnant or (especially) breastfeeding, with children, if you have kidney or liver problems, are taking an anticoagulant, or if you have hemophilia.
Smells Like Fall Diffuser Blend
- 10 drops Clove Bud essential oil
- 3 drop Cinnamon Bark essential oil
- 4 drops Black Pepper essential oil
Blend essential oils together. Use 2-3 drops in a diffuser to warm your whole home.
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