Clove Essential Oil(Eugenia caryophyllata):"Clove oil with its warm spicy smell is used to help lift depression, while strengthening memory and fighting lethargy. Use it in massage oil to fight against muscular numbness and spasms. Also acts as a pain reliever during toothache"Aromatically it may also be encouraging, promoting a person's healing, and stimulating their mind. This oil is used to help treat bronchitis, colds, indigestion, wounds and sores, as well as indigestion. Clove is extremely powerful and should always be diluted before using on the skin.Properties:
Anti microbial, anti fungal, anti septic, anti viral, aphrodisiac, stimulating.
Aromatic application(Mind, Spirit and Body):
Its hot and spicy aroma improves memory and assists in healing!
Clove oil has aphrodisiac qualities which act as a stress buster.It reduces mental exhaustion, fatigue, anxiety and tensions as it has a relaxing effect on the mind.
Clove is said to provide insight into our pain and discomfort (physical or emotional).
Topical application(Skin):Clove has the greatest anti-microbial ability over E which helps to eliminates acne.
Since clove oil provides soothing effect on the mind and body, it is also very helpful for curing headaches.
Clove oil is widely popular for its antiseptic properties. It is used for wounds, cuts, fungal infections, prickly heat, and athletes foot.
Baths:Add 2 - 3 drops (depending on essential oil) into a teaspoon of honey, whole milk, vegetable oil or other dispersing/diluting agent then add to bath water once you are in the bath.
This method results in absorption through the skin, as well as inhalation of the volatilized essential oil.
Keep eyes closed!Precautions:
Since essential oils are highly concentrated, most essential oils can not be applied directly to the skin without being diluted.
Do not apply on wounds, cuts or rashes. If found risky, stop using it.
Do not use more than 2-3 drops in each use.
Do not use with children under age.
Also best to avoid during pregnancy.
Basil is a powerful depressant if over-used.
May be an irritant to people with sensitive skin.