Clove essential oil contains the chemical eugenol, which has long been known to be an effective topical application for the trouble of toothache. It is a superb breath-freshener and when a drop is put on the tongue and brushed gently with a toothbrush it instantly removes that distasteful morning ‘fuzz’. Clove essential oil functions effectively as a disinfectant; a few drops in a pail of soapy water will wipe out many common household germs while moping the floor or cleaning counters and furniture. In cooking it just isn’t a baked ham without that hint of cloves! Our clove essential oil is cold pressed from the freshest buds, leaves and stems of clove plants from Madagascar and Indonesia. It has proven effective in treating the symptoms of colds, fevers, bronchitis, and the flu. Clove essential oil can be used to help control nagging coughs and sinus infections. Its antioxidant properties are still being explored and expanded upon. Don’t want to have your feline addicted to catnip? Give them a play toy with a drop of clove essential oil on it and watch them frolic for hours! A drop of it on the bedding of both cats and dogs helps control fleas and chiggers. The list of clove essential oil’s useful purposes just goes on and on!