The word ‘clove’ originates from the Latin word ‘clavus’ which means nail since the head of a clove resembles that of a nail. The cloves are first hand-picked, keep till dry and turn brown and lastly grinded to turn it into an essential oil. Clove has a high Manganese quotient and also includes Potassium, Magnesium and Calcium. The Clove Essential Oil is famously used as massage oils. It is used during and after childbirth. It helps to stimulate the body and mind. It acts a natural pain reliever and helps to alleviate toothache and mouth sores. If turned to a dilute solution, it is also capable of turning into an effective mouth wash. The Clove Essential Oil exhibits features of an antiseptic, carminative, disinfectant and stimulant. This oil has an aroma similar to a dentist’s. You are advised to handle it with care as it may cause skin disease. During pregnancy stay away from this oil!