Used in aromatherapy to help relieve joint/muscle pain associated with sprain/strain/rheumatoid arthritis. Used in aromatherapy to help relieve colds/cough.
When most people hear about clove spice, they drift off to the soul‑warming and nourishing chai tea. However, the buds are not the only parts of the plant having medicinal properties; the clove leaf is used as well. Syzygium aromaticum is the Latin name for cloves. It is one of the most valuable spices, being used for over centuries for its food-preserving properties and medicinal uses. It is native to Indonesia, but now cultured in several parts of the world, including Brazil. Clove leaf has rich antioxidant and antimicrobial activities, and for these reasons, is used commonly for medicinal purposes.
New Roots Herbal’s 100% pure, clove leaf essential oil is a fantastic natural remedy for the treatment of several bacterial and fungal infections. One of the main compounds responsible for these antimicrobial activities, especially when it comes to antifungal properties, is called eugenol. This compound disrupts the cell membrane, causing the cells to lyse or burst open. With this mechanism of action in mind, it can be a useful topical application on fungal infections like athlete’s foot.
Clove oil, applied topically, has antinociceptive or analgesic effects, and has been well known for centuries for its use in dental care. It can be applied orally for tooth aches (making sure large amounts are not being swallowed!); or topically on sore muscles, joint pain, and muscle spasms. It is no surprise that the constituent responsible for this is again eugenol. There are two proposed mechanisms for this effect: altering nerve conduction via the sodium, potassium, and chloride pumps; or altering the sensory signals to the brain. The signals travel to the brain via A‑delta and C fibres (mostly), resulting in a warming and tingling effect that effectively overrides the pain. It can effectively be applied topically with carrier oils like coconut, tamanu, jojoba, or argan.
Adults: Mix with vegetable oil for topical application. Use undiluted for direct or steam inhalation. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes; if this happens, rinse thoroughly with vegetable oil. For occasional use only.
Cautions and warnings: If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center. Consult a health‑care practitioner prior to use in case of epilepsy or asthma, or if symptoms persist or worsen. Avoid exposure of treated areas to the sun.
Contraindications: Do not use if you are pregnant or breast‑feeding; or if you have broken, irritated, or sensitive skin.
Known adverse reactions: Discontinue use in case of nausea, dizziness, headache, or allergic reaction.
Do not use if seal is broken. Keep out of reach of children. Store at room temperature.
|Each drop contains:|
|Organic clove (Syzygium aromaticum) leaf essential oil||100 %|
|Active compounds: Eugenol and beta‑caryophyllene.|