Clove plant is an herbal and medicinal plant and it bears cloves as its fruit. Clove is well recognized among spices for having a woody aroma and spice fragrance. The solvent extraction process is used on the clove buds which are brown in color and ripen for oleoresins. The clove bud oleoresin is highly concentrated and used extensively for fragrance making.
Eugenol, eugenol acetate, caryophyllene
The clove bud oleoresins, is for oral solutions. Problems like toothache, gum swelling, yellow teeth and likewise are treated with this oleoresin of clove bud. It is also effective in skin care, curing scabies, irritation area and marks. For the pregnant women, it is taken as medicine to ease out from the pain of childbirth. Industries like beverages and food industries use it as flavor agent in some kind of special foods and alcohols.