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Eugenol

Our database includes 719 products that contain Eugenol.

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What it is

Fragrance
EU Allergen

Concerns

Irritation

Explained

Eugenol is naturally found in cloves, basil, and bay leaves. It is an aromatic oil used to add fragrance to a product. The scent of eugenol is described as "clove-like". Eugenol is a known EU allergen, meaning it causes contact allergies.

Studies show eugenol possesses antibacterial and antioxidant properties.

Besides cosmetics, eugenol is also added as a flavor in teas and cakes.

People also dislike: Geraniol, Linalool, Limonene

Also known as: Clove Oil

Eugenol is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 1.5% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Perfuming, Tonic

Community Stats

39 people from our community have liked or disliked this ingredient.

Users who dislike it 💔

Often have the following skin types:

Sensitive Dry

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Sensitivity • Dryness • Redness • Fine Lines

Where it's used

Eugenol is most often found as ingredient number 23 within an ingredient list.

Of the 1 products in our database that have a known concentration of Eugenol, they all have a concentration of 1.5% specified within their ingredient lists.

These are the categories of products that use Eugenol the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 33910
  • INCI Name: EUGENOL
  • INN Name: eugenol
  • EC #:  202-589-1
  • Ph. Eur. Name: eugenolum
  • All Functions: Denaturant, Perfuming, Tonic
What is CosIng?

CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

SkinSort uses CosIng to source some of it's data on ingredient names and functions.