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Some of the effective health benefits of clove oil:
Cloves contain some of the same phenols as
Oil of Oregano, namely carvacrol and thymol, among others, which are
highly antifungal in nature, as well as antimicrobial, antioxidant,
The effects of clove oil, including its
antimicrobial and antifungal properties, have been known and recorded for
thousands of years. The essential oil of cloves is used in the topical
treatment and pain
relief of tooth and gum infections. It helps ease the pain, and the
antiseptic qualities of the cloves
Make clove tea, use cloves in cooking, apply clove
oil to fungal infections of the fingernail and toenail, dilute in a
carrier oil to use on the skin.
Clove oil is used most often in dental care. The germicidal properties of
the oil make it very effective for relieving dental pain, tooth ache, sore
gums and mouth ulcers. Clove contains the compound eugenol, which has been
used in dentistry for years. Gargles with diluted clove help in easing the
throat. The characteristic smell of clove helps remove bad breath. As a
result, clove oil is added to numerous dental products and medications,
including, mouth washes, and tooth pastes. Dentists also mix clove oil
with zinc oxide and prepare a white filling material as a temporary
alternative to root canal.
Due to its antiseptic properties, clove is useful for wound, cuts,
scabies, athlete’s foot, fungal infections, bruises, prickly heat,
scabies, etc. It can also be used for insect bites and stings.
Clove is very strong in nature and hence should be used in diluted form.
It should not be used on sensitive skin.
Skin Care: Clove is often recommended for skin care,
especially to acne patients.
Stress: Clove is
aphrodisiac in nature and hence serves as an excellent stress reliever. It
has a stimulating effect on the mind and removes mental exhaustion and
fatigue. When taken internally, in appropriate amounts, it refreshes the
mind. Clove also induces sleep and is helpful to insomnia patients.
It is useful for treating mental problems such as loss of memory,
Headache: Clove Oil when mixed with salt, and applied on
the forehead, gives a cooling effect and helps in getting relief from
Respiratory Problems: Clove oil has a cooling and anti
inflammatory effect, and thereby clears the nasal passages. This
expectorant is useful in various respiratory disorders including coughs,
colds, bronchitis, asthma, sinusitis, and tuberculosis. Chewing a clove
bud eases sore throats.
Earache: A mixture of warm clove oil and olive oil is a
good remedy for earaches.
Indigestion: Clove is effective in stomach related
problems such as hiccups, indigestion, motion sickness, and flatulence.
Blood Purification: Clove also helps in purifying the
Immune System: Clove
is useful for boosting the immune system. Its antiviral properties and
ability to purify blood increases your resistance to diseases.
Consult your doctor regarding the
use of clove oil during pregnancy and with infants.
It is advised to use this oil in
moderation or according to the suggestion of a specialist as it can
membrane and skin irritations.
It is advised to use this oil in
Clove is a powerful oil that is antibacterial, antiseptic and analgesic,
making it good for the
prevention of infections. Use it to disinfect surfaces and in
aromatherapy lamps to help
disinfect rooms. Clove oil is very strong and can cause irritation if
used in its pure form.
Clove oil: Body Rub:
(kills bacteria and fungi,
promotes healing & relives pain)
1/2 cup extra virgin olive
15 drops of pure clove oil
Store in a glass container.
Shake well before use.
Clove oil can be very irritating to
skin, so do a test patch before applying to a wide area.