Clove Oil Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Clove Oil Properties

Clove Oil

Description

 

Oil of cloves, also known as Clove oil, is an essential oil from the clove plant, Syzygium aromaticum.It is a natural analgaesic and antiseptic used primarily in dentistry for its main ingredient eugenol. It can also be purchased in pharmacies over the counter, as a home remedy for dental pain relief, mainly toothache; it is also often found in the aromatherapy section of health food stores. The oil produced by cloves can be used in many things from flavouring medicine to remedies for bronchitis, the common cold, a cough, fever, sore throat and tending to infections.

Chemical Properties

Appearance colourless to pale yellow liquid
Boiling Point 251 °C(lit.)
CAS Number 8000-34-8
Chemical Composition Eugenol
Density 1.05 g/mL at 25 °C
Molecular Formula W99
RTECS Number GF6900000
Refractive n20/D 1.532(lit.)
Synonyms Clove;Cloveoil,Bud;Cloveoil,Leaf;Cloveoil,Stem;Nelkenoel;Oilofclovebud;Oils,Clove;Oils,Cloveleaf
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