Clove essential oil for Dental Care and DIY Natural Teeth Whitening Mouthwash Recipe

Clove essential oil is invaluable
to have on hand for good dental health and to treat any dental, gum
pain and discomfort.  Clove oil is best known for its pain
relieving eugenol constituent used to treat toothaches, sore
gums, mouth infections, and bad breath. Always use clove oil diluted in an edible carrier
oil like olive oil, it is strong, and numbing.
Caution is advised

Directions:
Dilute clove essential oil 50/50 or less in olive
oil to carry with you to treat in
transit. 
Put carrier oil like olive oil on a
Q-tip with a drop of clove essential oil and put directly on
affected mouth areas. Wet the end of the Q-tip with water first
before you add the oil so that it stays on the end of the
Q-tip.

Mouthwash rinse:
100 ml of hydrogen peroxide food
grade 3% add 1-2 drops of clove essential oil. Rinse and rinse with
water afterwards. Clove and cinnamon together quench each other and
reduce the skin irritating qualitites of
both.
This mouthwash rinse also whitens
teeth naturally along with its germ fighting
action. 

Clove buds


Clove is an evergreen tree
with clove being the buds of the almost open flowers. It
is one of the five noble spices along with cinnamon, nutmeg, black
peppercorns and ginger.

Clove is one of the
ingredients in the Indian spice blend
garam masala and masala chai, which is a tea beverage
drink. 
Clove comes from the Latin word
clavus’ meaning nail, because the dried
clove buds look like little nails. Spices like clove were
considered so valuable it launched wars and genocide in
the Spice Islands in Indonesia.

COMMON NAME CLOVE
Latin
Name
Sygyzium  
aromaticum
Family Myrtaceae
Country of
Origin
Indonesia, Philippines, Madagascar,   West
indies
Volatility Middle note
Extraction steam distillation or CO2  
extraction from the dried buds
Colour pale yellow to clear
Aroma spicy, pungent, rich, strong
Caution
Contraindications
Use sparingly,
h
ot stimulant.
Skin irritant.
Do not use during pregnancy or with
  children. Always use
diluted.
Not recommended for
massage.
 
Primary Uses Digestion:spasms,
parasites, gastritis,  
spasmsImmune: stimulant, colds, flu,
viral  
infections
,Cardiovascular:circulatory
stimulant,Skin: fungal infections,
shingles, warts,   localized treatment only

 *****Toothaches, dental problems, gum
infections, sore gums, bad breath/halitosis

 
Properties Local anaesthetic, analgesic,
anticatarrhal,   antiemetic, antiseptic, antibacterial,
antifungal, antiviral,   anti-parasitic, 
 antioxidant, astringent, antispasmodic,  
anti-inflammatory, warming carminative, circulatory stimulant,
diaphoretic, digestive   stimulant, male aphrodisiac, 
nervine relaxant, stomachic, vasodilator
Constituents  Esters:18-25%
eugenyl
acetateSesquiterpenes:4-8% 
caryophyllenePhenylpropanoids:70-80%
eugenol

 

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