Known for antibacterial and antifungal qualities. Clove oil has been known to relieve headaches and toothaches. Improves digestion, relieves gas, opens sinus and breathing passages. It’s been called an “aphrodisiac”, it is mentally stimulating and helps improve memory.
Clove oil can be used in a carrier oil for any infection. It has been used in the dental industry for years to deaden pain. According to a study at the University of Iowa, compounds in clove oil have shown “strong activity.” It contains antimicrobial and antiviral compounds.
Some of its uses have been for arthritis, aphrodisiac, bronchitis, dental infections, fatigue, headache, hiccups, infections, insect bites, mentally stimulating, mouth ulcers and sore gums, nausea, relaxing and sleep-inducing, sinus congestion, stimulates dreams, toothache, viral hepatitis, viruses, and warts.
Strong, warm, spicy, fruity, penetrating
For external use only. Not for use during pregnancy or on children under 2 years of age. Do not use near eyes or mucous membranes. Strong skin irritant. Dilute before applying topically. Keep out of reach of children.
Autoimmune Disease Precautions
This essential oil should not be used internally [like for toothaches] if you have an autoimmune disease. It can be used topically on the skin diluted for it’s pain-relieving properties.