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Healing with Clove Oil

Penetrating, sweet and spicy, clove oil is warming and stimulating to the mind and body. Clove tress are cultivated throughout the tropics and the dried flower buds are used to spice foods. A potent essential oil is distilled from the buds, which is highly antiseptic and analgesic. You can use close oil to treat toothache, but you should always use it with caution. It can, even in low concentrations, irritate the skin and mucous membrane.

The warming, antiseptic action of close makes it a valuable oil to use in the winter to combat infection.

Beneficial Vapours

You can best benefit from clove oils infection fighting properties by using it in a stream inhalation rather than in massage blends. Clove strengthens the memory and, blended with rosemary, it enhances concentration and lifts depression. It is also a good insect repellant and, combined with lemon and eucalyptus oils, it can deter mosquitoes.

Active Ingredients of Clove Oil

The principle component of close is eugenol, a phenol. This makes up between 80-90 per cent of th oil and provides its characterises spicy odour.

Phenols – Phenols are very reactive compounds. They act as stimulants to be nervous system and are highly antiseptic and antibacterial. Phenols are also caustic, however. They can cause irritation to the skin and mucous membrane and can be toxic to the liver.

You must always dilute your clove oil as it is very potent and can cause irritation. Clove oil contains eugenol, an infection fighting phenol.

Your Clove Oil – Your clove oil ready blended for you in base oil, in a 1 percent solution. Do not use close oil if you are pregnancy and always person a small patch test as it can cause skin or mucous membrane irritation or even dermatitis. Not to be used in a room vaporiser.

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13 Comments Add yours

  1. Sustain blog says:

    Clove oil does wonders. Thank you 😊

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    1. GS says:

      Most welcome. Cloves are best known as a sweet and aromatic spice, but they have also been used in traditional medicine. In fact, animal studies have found that the compounds in cloves may have several health benefits, including supporting liver health and helping stabilize blood sugar levels.

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      1. Sustain blog says:

        Thank you. It’s quite useful.

        Liked by 1 person

      2. GS says:

        Welcome again.

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  2. DiosRaw says:


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    1. GS says:


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    1. GS says:

      Cloves include multiple compounds that are linked to anti-inflammatory properties. Eugenol is the most important of these compounds. Eugenol has been shown to reduce the inflammatory response in the body, reducing the risk of diseases such as arthritis and helping to manage symptoms


    1. GS says:

      Traditionally, clove oil has been used for easing digestive upset, relieving pain, and helping with respiratory conditions. Research has found that clove oil may have benefits for dental and topical applications, for treating infections, and even fighting cancer.

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      1. You are right, clove oil has various uses in the traditional society also.

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      2. GS says:

        Yes indeed

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