Oils That Heal Like Magic – Clove Oil

There are certain essential oils that work like magic on all human ills, clove oil being just one of such oils, it is warm and antiseptic and heals like absolute wonder…

Clove Oil comes from the flower buds of a clove shrub or tree. It has many different uses. From being used in cooking (the dried spice) to numbing a painful tooth, to inhibiting the growth of mould. It has antibacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory properties. It can be used as an analgesic, expectorant also as a mood uplifter. This is another little to thing to add to your household must haves. (Along with Bicarbonate of Soda, Eucalyptus Oil and Vinegar.)

Natural herbal remedies using cloves includes…Relieving toothaches, earaches, nausea, hypertension and pain from burns and wounds. Also helps respiratory problems, great air freshener, mosquito repellent, fly deterrent, and ant killer.

Clove oil uses for for tooth pain relief are reliable and well-documented. Severe persistent toothache or gum pain should be evaluated by a professional. Learning how to use clove oil for toothache pain is a good basic first aid skill.

While using clove oil toothache remedies is generally safe and an effective dental pain relief treatment, there are some groups of people who should avoid it.

  • Children under the age of two and diabetics should not use clove oil, unless recommended by a health care professional or dentist.
  • People using blood thinners like Coumadin or Plavix should not use clove essential oil because it is also a blood thinner.
  • Pregnant women should only use clove oils with a approval from a health care professional.

It’s not just about all of the above mentioned problems…Clove oil is best used for an earache, dilute with a carrier oil (never water), place on a cotton ball and place just inside the ear canal. The pain will subside quickly and it will help to reduce infection if any is present.

Clove tea has a very unique flavor and aroma. The best part of drinking clove tea is the quick relief from nausea and the fresh breath you have afterwards. In fact chewing on a clove from time is the best breath mint ever and keeps nausea and heartburn away. However too much tea or chewing on cloves can produce heartburn, especially if done on an empty stomach…

Okay, have a look at our reference links…

  1. Clove Oil by buzzle.com
  2. Clove Oil by Livestrong
  3. Cloves by Miracle

Antiseptic Clove leaf Oil

There are many antiseptic oils present on earth, yet when the need arises, we tend to ignore and forget those and resort to artificial means…Nothing against them, but yet you can avoid facing side-effects such as bruising and scars and marks…

Clove is the best antiseptic oil currently present…The health benefits of clove oil can be attributed to its antimicrobial, antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral, aphrodisiac and stimulating properties. The oil is used for treating a variety of health disorders including toothaches, indigestion, cough, asthma, headache, stress and blood impurities.

Clove is an evergreen tree, which produces a flower bud that has numerous medicinal properties. It is often referred as clove bud. Clove bud has a shaft and a head and hence it has the Latin name clavus meaning nail. Clove was extensively used in the ancient Indian and Chinese civilizations and it spread to other parts of the world, including Europe, during the seventh and eight centuries.

Clove is rich in minerals such as calcium, hydrochloric acid, iron, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, and vitamin A and vitamin C

Also the most prominent use of clove oil is in dental care. The germicidal properties of the oil make it very effective for relieving –

  • Dental pain
  • Tooth ache
  • Sore gums
  • Mouth ulcers

Clove oil contains the compound eugenol, which has been used in dentistry since numerous years. Gargles with diluted clove oil help in easing the throat. The characteristic smell of clove oil helps in removing bad breath. Clove is also effective against cavities. Traditionally, in India, clove oil was added to a small cotton ball and put at the end of the tooth which has cavity daily before sleeping.

The cavity would vanish in a few days. As a result, clove oil is added to numerous dental products and medications, including, mouth wash and tooth pastes. Dentists also mix clove oil with zinc oxide and prepare a white filling material as a temporary alternative to root canal. Take care, clove oil is very strong and can cause burns to your mouth.

Also…Clove oil is often recommended for skin care, especially to acne patients.

Come on now, go through these reference links…

  1. Clove Oil by Emergency
  2. Essential Oils by Organic Facts
  3. Cloves by care2.com