Clove has been used for years in dental preparations, candy, and gum for its flavor and ability to cleanse the mouth, yet it provides a myriad of benefits. Its main chemical component, eugenol, makes it a very stimulating that can be used as a warming massage oil. It should be diluted at 0.5%, otherwise it can irritate the skin. It can help treat respiratory-tract infections as well as asthma. It eases sprained muscles and the pain of rheumatism and arthritis. Do not use it when pregnant.
- Add one Clove oil drop to toothpaste to clean teeth and gums.
- Place one drop in two ounces of water and gargle for a soothing effect.
Directions for Use
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Topical use: Dilute 1 drop essential oil to 10ml of carrier oil. Test on small skin patch before using widely.
- Can help reduce tooth ache, muscle ache
- Helps clean teeth and gums