CLOVE EXTRACT is the aromatic dried flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae. It is a kind of herb. Clove has been used for thousands of years in India, Turkey, Pakistan, Indonesia and China not only as a spice and condiment but also as a medicine for many ailments. It is one of the second powerful antioxidants among the spices after sumac. It has 290.283 units mol /100 g ORAC values. That means Clove is 30 times more powerful anti oxidant than blueberries. It has eugenol in clove oil is indeed a powerful anti inflammatory.
Clove oil includes acetyl eugenol, beta-caryophyllene and vanillin, crategolic acid, tannins such as bicornin, gallotannic acid, methyl salicylate (painkiller), the flavonoids eugenin, kaempferol, rhamnetin, and eugenitin, triterpenoids like oleanolic acid, stigmasterol and campesterol and several sesquiterpenes.
Bioactive Substances in cloves certain bioactive compounds have been isolated from clove extracts. Some of them include flavonoids, hexane, methylene chloride, ethanol, thymol, eugenol, and benzene. These biochemicals have been reported to possess various properties, including antioxidant, hepatoprotective, anti-microbial, and anti-inflammatory properties.