Clove has a sweet, spicy fragrance that is stimulating and revitalizing. A wonderful immune enhancing property, its principal constituent is eugenol, which is used in the dental industry to numb the gums and may be used for the prevention of colds and flus. Clove may also be used to enhance the flavor of foods. Being a carminative and antispasmodic, it helps stimulate digestion, restore appetite and relieves flatulence. Good to help relieve arthritis, rheumatism and sprains. As for skin treatment, Clove bud oil may be used as an insect repellent, it is generally not used in skin care as it is a potential dermal irritant and sensitive.