Botanical Name: Syzygium aromaticum L. Plant Part: Buds Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Origin: Indonesia Description: Clove Bud Essential Oil is derived from the tree Syzgium aromaticum plant. It is a slender evergreen that grows up to 12 meters in height (approximately 36 feet). At the start of the rainy season, long buds appear. They change color over time and are beaten from the trees and dried. These are the cloves sold commercially. Color: Pale yellow to yellow clear liquid. Common Uses: Clove Bud Essential Oil is an effective agent for minor pains and aches (particular dental pain), and is helpful when battling flu and colds. Consistency: Medium Note: Middle Strength of Aroma: Medium Aromatic Scent: Clove Bud Essential Oil smells spicy and rich like actual cloves. Cautions: Clove Bud Oil can cause sensitization in some individuals and should be used in dilution. It should also be avoided during pregnancy.