Clove Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Eugenia caryophyllata
  • Alternative Names: Clove bud
  • Botanical Family: Myrtaceae
  • Primary Constituent: Eugenol
  • Other Main Constituents: Caryophyllene, Eugenol acetate
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Bud

Aromatherapy and Essential Oils (PDQ®): Health Professional Version

PDQ Integrative, Alternative, and Complementary Therapies Editorial Board PDQ Cancer Information Summaries, 2017 EXCERPT: This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the use of aromatherapy and essential oils in the treatment of people with cancer. It is intended as a resource to inform and assist clinicians who care for cancer… Read more »

The repellent efficacy of eleven essential oils against adult Dermacentor reticulatus ticks

Štefanidesová K, Škultéty Ľ, Sparagano OAE, Špitalská E Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2017 ABSTRACT: Dermacentor reticulatus ticks are among the most important arthropod vectors of zoonotic disease agents in Europe. Eleven essential oils, namely basil (Ocimum basilicum), bergamot (Citrus bergamia), clove bud (Syzygium aromaticum), citronella (Cymbopogon winterianus), creeping thyme (Thymus serpyllum), lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), lemon-scented… Read more »

Protective effects of trans-caryophyllene on maintaining osteoblast function

Shan J, Chen L, Lu K IUBMB Life, 2017 ABSTRACT: Age-related osteoblast dysfunction is the main cause of age-related bone loss. Trans-caryophyllene (TC) is an important constituent of the essential oils derived from several species of medicinal plants. In this study, we investigated the effects of TC on osteoblast function in osteoblastic MC3T3-E1 cells. The… Read more »

An essential oil blend significantly modulates immune responses and the cell cycle in human cell cultures

Han X, Dorsett J, Parker TL Cogent Biology, 2017 ABSTRACT: In the current study, we examined the biological activities of an essential oil blend (EOB) in validated human cell cultures, which model the molecular biology of autoimmune diseases and chronic inflammation. EOB is primarily composed of essential oils from wild orange, clove, cinnamon, eucalyptus, and… Read more »

An essential oil blend modulates important inflammation- and immune response-related biomarkers in human cell cocultures

Han X, Price R, Parker TL Cogent Medicine, 2017 ABSTRACT: Despite growing scientific evidence that essential oils possess important therapeutic benefits, research on their biological activities in complex human disease models is scarce. To enhance understanding in this regard, we analyzed the biological activities of an essential oil blend (EOB) in validated human cocultures with… Read more »

Anti-inflammatory activity of clove (Eugenia caryophyllata) essential oil in human dermal fibroblasts

Han X, Parker TL Pharmaceutical Biology, 2017 CONTEXT: Clove (Eugenia caryophyllata Thunb. [Myrtaceae]) essential oil (CEO) has been shown to possess antimicrobial, antifungal, antiviral, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anticancer properties. However, few studies have focused on its topical use. OBJECTIVE: We investigated the biological activity of a commercially available CEO in a human skin disease model…. Read more »

Antitumor phenylpropanoids found in essential oils

Carvalho AA, Andrade LN, de Sousa ÉB, de Sousa DP Biomed Research International, 2015  ABSTRACT: The search for new bioactive substances with anticancer activity and the understanding of their mechanisms of action are high-priorities in the research effort toward more effective treatments for cancer. The phenylpropanoids are natural products found in many aromatic and medicinal… Read more »

Effects of clove essential oil and eugenol on quality and browning control of fresh-cut lettuce

Chen X, Ren L, Li M, Qian J, Fan J, Du B Food Chemistry, 2017 ABSTRACT: This study confirmed the inhibitory effects of clove essential oil (CEO) and eugenol (EUG) on the browning and relevant enzymes of fresh-cut lettuce, and examined associated mechanisms by inhibition kinetics and computational docking analysis. Fresh-cut lettuce was treated with… Read more »

Use of cloves and cinnamon essential oil to inactivate Listeria monocytogenes in ground beef at freezing and refrigeration temperatures

Khalequea MA, Keyaa CA, Hasana KN, Hoquec MM, Inatsud Y, Barib ML LWT – Food Science and Technology, 2016 ABSTRACT: The need for better control of foodborne pathogens has been of paramount importance in recent years as one of the major concerns to ensure food safety. This study was aimed to determine whether Cloves (Syzygium aromaticum)… Read more »

Effects of topical and systemic administration of Eugenia caryophyllata buds essential oil on corneal anesthesia and analgesia

Khalilzadeh E, Hazrati R, Saiah GV Research in pharmaceutical sciences, 2016 ABSTRACT: Clinical studies suggest that essential oil of Eugenia caryophyllata (Clove) buds (EOEC) is efficacious in the treatment of dental pain. In the present study, we investigated the analgesic and local anesthetic effects of EOEC and its possible mechanisms of action in acute corneal… Read more »