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The bug-fighting power of clove comes from eugenol, clove’s active compound that acts as both an ant toxin and repellent (or substitute Bay West Indies essential oil which contains about 50% eugenol).
The primary active compound in clove is eugenol, an essential oil that is responsible for the characteristic clove aroma and fragrance.
These included eugenol (a chemical compound found in clove oil) and lignin, which is found in plants, wood pulp and even cow feces.
One of the easiest scents to identify, eugenol has long been held to be an aphrodisiac.
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