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Top 9 Home Remedy Uses Of Clove Oil

Uses Of Clove Oil

Many years ago my dad had a severe tooth ache and grandma suggested clove oil as the best home remedy. The Uses Of Clove Oil have numerous benefits, both health and medicinal wise. This strongly flavored spice has anti-bacterial, anti-septic, anti-fungal, anti-microbial attributes, and is used to treat many health disorders. Treating ear ache, tooth ache, head ache, and curing other skin infections are some of the uses of clove oil.

Cure Dental Problems With Eugenia Aromaticum:
Eugenol, the active compound found in cloves is known to have antiseptic and anesthetic properties. And, it is used as a prominent pain killer, and is an effective pain reliever in all the other tooth related problems like sore gums, mouth ulcers etc. Gargling with warm water mixed with a few drops of clove oil heals sore throat. It helps get rid of bad breath, and treats cavities.
Placing a small cotton swab dipped in clove oil in the cavity helps relieve the pain, and reduces the swelling.

Eugenia Caryophyllata For Skin:
The oil extract of cloves is used to treat many skin conditions, infections, and disorders. Due to its anti-microbial, anti-fungal, anti-septic characteristics it heals many wounds, bruises, swellings, and cures skin infections. Its anti-fungal properties are hugely beneficial in dealing with the fungal diseases like the jock’s foot, athlete’s foot, and other contagious diseases. It is used as an essential ingredient in making many beauty cosmetics, emollients, lotions, creams, and soaps. It is vitally used to treat acne. It also heals insect bites and cuts.
** A word of caution: never use clove oil directly on the skin, if you have a very sensitive skin.

Clove Oil For Indigestion:
It is used as a remedy to relieve pain, an analgesic. It cures indigestion, and aids proper functioning of the digestive system. The oil extract of this strong aromatic herb is used to treat other digestive disorders too. Flatulence, motion sickness, travelling sickness, nausea, hiccups etc.

Improve Blood Circulation With Cloves:
This oil aids and improves the blood flow through out the body, and increases body metabolism, there by strengthening and boosting the immune system. It also aids in the blood purification process, due to its antimicrobial attributes. Body temperature is also maintained because of its consumption.

End The Ear Ache & Head Ache With Eugenia Aromaticum:
The heavy pounding and throbbing of the head can be cured by rubbing the clove oil mixed with some salt. It will have a cooling effect and will relieve the pain.
Warm the clove oil and use a couple of drops to reduce the pain in ear.

Cure Stye Inflammation:
The anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial characteristics of the cloves, reduces the swollen, pus filled abscess on the eyelid caused by a bacterial infection. Apply a cotton ball or swab dipped in clove oil to the infected area.

Cloves Control Diarrhea:
Cloves and the oil extract whether used in cooking or is taken as a medicine under supervision fights off the bacteria responsible for causing diarrhea. It controls the abnormal and frequent discharge of liquid from the body.

Cloves Curb Arthritis:
Clove oil is a rich source of minerals like calcium, phosphorous, potassium, sodium, iron, hydrochloric acid, omega 3 fatty acids, and vitamins A and C. These elements found in cloves help relax the muscles, strengthen and relieve them of any aches and pains. It also eases the discomfort of joint pain, and reduces the swelling.

Eugenia Caryophyllata Antidote For Respiratory Problems:
Clove oil is used as an excellent expectorant to promote the easy discharge of mucus and phlegm or other fluids from the respiratory tract. It helps in clearing the nasal passage off the mucus. It is a brilliant antidote in many respiratory disorders like asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis, tuberculosis, and even common cold and cough.

Some Other Tips:

  • It is also used as an aphrodisiac.
  • It is believed to treat premature ejaculation in men.
  • Pregnant women, children and infants should consult the doctor before using it directly.
  • If used more than 3.75gms per kg of human weight could be toxic.
  • It’s also used in aromatherapy.

These are only a few of the many uses of clove oil that can be helpful in many ways, but it is always better to consult your physician before using it to cure any of the infections and disorders.

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