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Eugenol***

It is a clear to pale yellow oily liquid extracted from certain essential oils especially from clove oil, nutmeg, cinnamon, basil, calamus, pimento and bay leaf. It is slightly soluble in water and soluble in organic solvents. It has a pleasant, spicy, clove-like aroma. It is used as fixative in perfumes and flavorings. It can also act as local antiseptic.