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

Evaluation of active ingredients and larvicidal activity of clove and cinnamon essential oils against Anopheles gambiae (sensu lato)

Thomas A, Mazigo HD, Manjurano A, Morona D, Kweka EJ Parasites & Vectors, 2017 BACKGROUND: Mosquitoes are well-known vectors of many diseases including malaria and lymphatic filariasis. Uses of synthetic insecticides are associated with high toxicity, resistance, environmental pollution and limited alternative, effective synthetic insecticides. This study was undertaken to evaluate the larvicidal efficacy of… Read more »

Comparison study on antioxidant, DNA damage protective and antibacterial activities of eugenol and isoeugenol against several foodborne pathogens

Zhang LL, Zhang LF, Xu JG, Hu QP Food and Nutrition Research, 2017 ABSTRACT: Eugenol and its isomer isoeugenol are both used as flavouring agents or food additives in food products, and have both some similar biological properties. However, the difference in biological activities between eugenol and isoeugenol is rarely studied. In this study, the profiles of antioxidant,… Read more »

Synergistic interaction of ten essential oils against Haemonchus contortus in vitro

Katiki LM, Barbieri AME, Araujo RC, Veríssimo CJ, Louvandini H, Ferreira JFS Veterinary Parasitology, 2017 ABSTRACT: Anthelmintic resistance in sheep gastrointestinal nematodes is a worldwide problem. Multi-drug resistant haemonchosis is the most serious impediment for small ruminant systems, and there are no new drug candidates currently under development. Molecules from natural sources have demonstrated anthelmintic… Read more »

Critical synergistic concentration of lecithin phospholipids improve the antimicrobial activity of eugenol against Escherichia coli

Zhang H, Dudley EG, Harte F Applied Environmental Microbiology, 2017 ABSTRACT: In this study, the effect of individual lecithin phospholipids on the antimicrobial properties of eugenol against E. coli C600 was investigated. We tested five major phospholipids common in soy or egg lecithin (DPPC, DSPC, DPPE, DPPA and DPPS) and one synthetic cationic phospholipid (EPC 18:0). Among six phospholipids,… Read more »

Acaricidal activity of essential oil of Syzygium aromaticum, hydrolate and eugenol formulated or free on larvae and engorged females of Rhipicephalus microplus

Ferreira FM, Delmonte CC, Novato TLP, Monteiro CMO, Daemon E, Vilela FMP, Amaral MPH Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 2017 ABSTRACT: The cattle tick, Rhipicephalus microplus (Canestrini, 1888) (Ixodida: Ixodidae), is the most important ectoparasite in cattle-breeding areas and is responsible for severe economic losses. Synthetic acaricides have been used to control this parasite. However, the… Read more »

Characterization of citrus pectin films integrated with clove bud essential oil: Physical, thermal, barrier, antioxidant and antibacterial properties

Nisar T, Wang ZC, Yang X, Tian Y, Iqbal M, Guo Y International Journal of Biological Macromolecules ABSTRACT: The increasing demand for bio-based materials to be used in food packaging has stimulated the development of novel, environmentally-friendly edible films. Antimicrobial films were developed by incorporating different levels of clove bud essential oil (0.5%, 1.0%, and 1.5%) into… Read more »

Synergistic antinociceptive interaction of Syzygium aromaticum or Rosmarinus officinalis coadministered with ketorolac in rats

Beltrán-Villalobos KL, Déciga-Campos M, Aguilar-Mariscal H, González-Trujano ME, Martínez-Salazar MF, Ramírez-Cisneros MLÁ, Rios MY, López-Muñoz FJ Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, 2017 ABSTRACT: Syzygium aromaticum (L.) Merr. & L.M. Perry (Mirtaceae) and Rosmarinus officinalis L. (Lamiaceae) are both medicinal plants used for centuries to alleviate pain. The aim of the study was to demonstrate the therapeutic potential… Read more »

Clove extract functions as a natural fatty acid synthesis inhibitor and prevents obesity in a mouse model

Ding Y, Gu Z, Wang Y, Wang S, Chen H, Zhang H, Chen W, Chen YQ Food & Function, 2017 ABSTRACT: Numerous medicinal plants have been reported to prevent various chronic diseases. In this study, we screened a new FASN inhibitor-alcohol extract of clove (AEC) using a fast microplate method developed in our laboratory. The major components of AEC were: eugenol (42.27%), acetyl eugenol (29.12%), caryophyllene (15.40%), and… Read more »

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 »