Clove, which is a small reddish-brown flower bud, resembles
a tiny nail head. All parts of the clove tree are highly aromatic. Clove
oil, obtained by distillation, is widely used in synthetic vanilla and other
flavorings as well as in perfumes. It has medicinal properties for digestive
complaints, indigestion, flatulence, nausea, etc. The countless health benefits
of this oil can be attributed to its antiseptic, antiviral, antifungal,
antimicrobial, antioxidant and analgesic properties. Nearly 132 chemical
constituents and their pharmacological actions is included in this database.