Clove Oil

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clove oil

[′klōv ‚ȯil]

Clove Oil


an essential oil, a yellow liquid with a strong clove odor; density, 1.043-1.018 g per cu cm. The value of clove oil is determined by the presence in it of eugenol (79-92 percent). Clove oil is obtained from the clove tree and is widely used in the perfume industry as the raw material for production of vanillin and other substances.

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