Areas Where Clove Oil Does Magic

Clove Oil is one such magical antiseptic and fighter oil that can deal with almost all kinds of diseases be the location of it anywhere on the body….

Infection…Due to its antiseptic properties, clove oil is useful for wound, cuts, scabies, athlete’s foot, fungal infections, bruises, prickly heat, scabies, etc. It can also be used for treating insect bites and stings. Clove oil is very strong in nature and hence should be used in diluted form. Further, it should not be used on sensitive skin.

Stress…Clove oil 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 oil also induces sleep and is helpful to insomnia patients. It is useful for treating mental problems such as loss of memory, depression and anxiety.

Headache…Clove oil when mixed with salt, and applied on the forehead, gives a cooling effect and helps in getting relief from headache.

Respiratory Problems…Clove oil has a cooling and anti inflammatory effect, and thereby clears the nasal passage. 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 sesame oil is a good remedy for earaches.

Indigestion…Clove oil is effective in stomach related problems such as hiccups, indigestion, motion sickness, and flatulence. Hence, clove one of the important spices added in Indian dishes.

Nausea…Clove oil is helpful in case of nausea and vomiting and is often used for pregnancy related vomiting.

Blood Circulation…Clove oil is increases your body metabolism by increasing blood circulation and reducing body temperature.

Blood Purification…Clove oil also helps in purifying the blood.

Diabetes…Along with blood purification, clove oil also helps in controlling the blood sugar levels and hence is useful to diabetics.

Immune System…Both clove and clove oil are useful for boosting the immune system. Its antiviral properties and ability to purify blood increases your resistance to diseases.

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History Blazing Bright – Clove Oil

There are so many medicinal herbs whose history if we could ever know, we would become their lifetime users and crusaders…But the irony, no one has time to go exploring a natural healing herb in today’s times…So this quick article aims at providing you the fingertips info on Clove oil…which surely has the ability to your lifetime companion for all physical woes…

The clove is an evergreen tree, called Eugenia arena, reaching a height of 15 to 30 feet tall. It is native to the Spice Islands and the Philippines but also grown in India, Sumatra, Jamaica, the West Indies, Brazil, and other tropical areas. The bark is pale yellowish gray in color and smooth. It has opposite ovate (egg-shaped) leaves 3-6 inches long.

During the Han dynasty (207 B. C. to 220 A. D.) those who addressed the Chinese emperor were required to hold cloves in their mouths to mask bad breath. Traditional Chinese physicians have long used the herb to treat –

  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Hernia
  • Ringworm
  • Athlete’s foot
  • Stimulant for the nerves

European doctors once breathed through clove-filled leather beaks to ward off the plague.

India’s traditional Ayurvedic healers have used clove since ancient times to treat respiratory and digestive ailments. In tropical Asia cloves have been given to treat such diverse infections as malaria, cholera and tuberculosis, as well as scabies.

Clove first arrived in Europe around the 4th century A.D. as a highly coveted luxury. The medieval German herbalists used cloves as part of anti-gout mixture. Once clove became easily available in Europe, it was prized as a treatment for indigestion, flatulence, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. It was also used to treat cough, infertility, warts, worms, wounds, and toothache. European hospitals use clove to treat viral hepatitis, bacterial colitis, hypertension, thyroid dysfunction, and fatigue.

Early American Eclectic physicians used clove to treat digestive complaints and added it to bitter herb-medicine preparations to make them more palatable. They were also the first to extract clove oil from the herbal buds. They used it on the gums to relieve toothache.

Traditional uses in America include treating worms, viruses, candida, and various bacterial and protozoan infections. Clove is also used for toothaches, bad breath, dizziness, cough, earache, colitis, epilepsy, palsy, and digestive upsets, as a sleep-inducer, anti-inflammatory, blood-thinner, mental stimulant, etc.

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Clove Oil – Piece Of Life

There are a number of minor problems which most of us are unable to deal with owing to our basic unawareness…Like the other day…I had this sudden outburst of pimples on my left cheek and I was rudderless…Applied numerous lotions and so-called pimple zapping creams but they did nothing but aggravated the condition and I was in tears…

So if only I knew that this condition could be best dealt with using Clove oil that too without much expense…Would I have ever resorted to those expensive and useless ‘skins care’ products!?

Skin care…Well, that is not all Clove oil does…

Premature Ejaculation…Research has indicated that clove can be useful for treating premature ejaculation. Further research needs to be carried out to confirm these results.

Cholera…It is believed that clove oil is useful for treating cholera.

Sty…Clove and clove oil is a very effective home remedy for treating sty. Sty is an inflammation on the eyelash and is a very irritating condition. Sty is not only painful, but also causes difficulty in the proper functioning of the eye.

Other benefits of clove oil include the following -

•Cosmetics…Clove oil is often added in cosmetic creams and lotions. It is a good massage oil providing relief from pain and stress.

•Clove Cigarettes…Usage of clove in making cigarettes is a new trend all over the world. Traditionally, clove was added in cigarettes in Indonesia. Smokers (wrongly) feel that the numerous health benefits of clove would nullify the ill effects of smoking. Flavoring Agent: Along with its digestive properties, clove oil is added in food items due to its flavor. It is added in many Indian dishes, pickles, sauce, spice cakes, etc.

•Soaps…Due to the characteristic aroma, soothing effect and antiseptic properties, clove oil is added in making soaps.

•Perfumes…Clove oil is also used in making perfumes.

Many people believe that clove oil is useful in preventing and treating cancer. However, the American Cancer Society clearly mentions that there is no scientific evidence on the curative properties of clove oil. It is also claimed by many that clove oil is useful in treating viral hepatitis.

One should be careful while using clove oil. Clove oil is strong in nature and hence should be diluted before application.

Clove oil blends well with many essential oils including basil essential oil, rosemary essential oil, rose oil, cinnamon essential oil, grapefruit essential oil, lemon essential oil, nutmeg essential oil, peppermint essential oil, orange essential oil, lavender essential oil, geranium essential oil, etc.

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Using Clove Leaf Oil

Because the uses of Clove leaf oil are myriad, so it is not possible to cover them up in a single article…Yet efforts can always be made, here, have a look…

Clove essential oil is extracted from Eugenia caryophyllata (also known as Syzygium aromaticum, Eugenia aromatica, E. carophyllus) of the Myrtaceae family.

Although clove oil is a very potent oil that should be used with great care in aromatherapy, it does have wonderful properties – from stimulating the mind and lifting depression, to aiding digestion, relieving pain in arthritis and rheumatism, easing respiratory problems and assisting leg ulcers.

Clove oil has a warm, strong, spicy smell and the oil is colorless to pale yellow with a medium to watery viscosity.

A native of Indonesia and the Malacca Islands, it is an evergreen tree that grows to about 10 meters (30 feet) tall and has bright green leaves and nail-shaped rose-peach flower buds which turn, upon drying, a deep red brown. These are beaten from the tree and dried.

The Latin word ‘Clavus’ means nail shaped, referring to the bud.

It was often used by the Greeks, Roman and the Chinese, to ease toothache and as a breath sweetener, especially when talking to the Emperor. It has antiseptic properties and was used in the prevention of contagious diseases, such as the Plaque.

It was an important commodity in the spice trade and is still used in perfumes, mulled wines and liqueurs, love potions, dental products and, stuck in an orange as pomade, an insect repellant.

Clove oil can be used for acne, bruises, burns and cuts, keeping infection at bay and as a pain reliever. It helps with toothache, mouth sores, rheumatism and arthritis.

It is beneficial to the digestive system, effective against –

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Flatulence
  • Spasms and parasites
  • Bad breath

Clove oil is valuable for relieving respiratory problems, like bronchitis, asthma and tuberculosis. The disinfecting property is useful in cases of infectious diseases.

Placing a few drops of clove oil on a cotton ball and then placing the cotton ball in a linen cupboard will not only fragrance the cupboard, but will help to keep fish moths at bay.

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