Raw Material Introduction|Clove Bud


Clove Bud

Scientific nameEugenia caryophyllata
Classification|Spice series
Specifications|500g-25kg Please contact sales for details
Extraction part|Bud
Extraction method | Distillation
Plant family|Apiaceae
Aroma|A refreshing herbal aroma to instantly awaken your senses.

Essential Oil Introduction

Clove buds (Eugenia caryophyllus), originating from the Moluccas Islands of Indonesia, now grow in Madagascar, the Philippines, and other regions with similar climates, as they are tropical plants. The flower buds, used as raw material, are known as Clou. Due to their needle-like shape, they are also referred to as 'Ding Zi Xiang' in China. Among spices, cloves have strong aroma, they are available as ground cloves or whole dried buds. Adding a small amount to fish dishes can enhance its flavor and depth.

Cloves, with their pyramidal tree shape adorned with vibrant red flower buds, are among the island's most beautiful plants. After drying, the flower buds emit a spicy aroma, with strong adsorption capabilities. As early as 200 BC, during the Western Han Dynasty, there were records of ministers chewing cloves before attending court sessions, to exhale a fragrant breath when conversing with the emperor. Clove bud essential oil is extracted from dried, unopened flower buds on the clove tree. Other oils extracted from leaves and stems contain a high concentration of eugenol, which can cause strong irritation to the skin and mucous membranes, making them unsuitable for aromatherapy.

Its scent and components have properties that reduce bacterial growth and reproduction, as well as insect repellent characteristics. In Southeast Asian countries and during plague outbreaks in Europe, cloves were used to prevent and resist the spread of infectious diseases.

Essential Oil Effect

PhysiologicalSlowing oxidation, relieve pain, anti inflammation, anti bacteria, prevent abnormal muscle spasms, promote gastrointestinal health, enhance immunity.
PsychologicalGive strength when facing difficulties and adversity.

▎Component Analysis

|Main Component:Phenols

Mainly include eugenol, ether syringyl ester, β-caryophyllene, oxides and various other trace components.

|Essential Oil Extraction Parts

Extraction PartsBudLeaves
ComponentContains more AcetyleugenolContains more Eugenol
EffectSoftIntense and direct

Research Validation

▸ Clove shows a strong effect on reducing the growth and reproduction of Escherichia coli.

▸ Cloves can relieve pain and help skin wounds to recover, and are also used in spices and condiments.

Raw Material Certifications

Formula Guide

Prevent Oral Problems


  • Please adjust the ratio of product according to your personal skin condition.
  • This product is a raw material and is recommended to be used after dilution.
  • Please do a local skin test before applying on the face.
  • There is no safety concern when used in normal doses.


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