Clove Bud Oleoresin is prepared by solvent extraction of clove bud. This oleoresin is extremely concentrated product which contains more flavoring ingredients that can be soluble in the particular solvent used, as it turns much close to original clove flavor and odor. A concrete, absolute and oleoresin are also produced by the buds in small quantities.
Clove, Clovos, Caryophyllus
The main constituents of clove oil are eugenol, eugenol acetate, iso-eugenol and caryophyllene.
Extensively used as domestic spice worldwide. It has been used for skin infections (scabies, athlete’s foot); for digestive upset; to dress the umbilical cord; for intestinal parasites; to ease the pain of child birth (steeped in wine); and notably for toothache. The tea is used to relieve nausea.