100% pure and naturalThe odor you smell when going to the dentist is that of cloves known by the scientific name eugenia carophyllata. Indeed, clove is widely used against toothache and, for a long time, the Greeks, Romans and Chinese already exploited this spice to relieve toothache and to freshen breath, especially when speaking with the Emperor. . In Madagascar, cloves or jirofo in Malagasy are the most exported spices. It grows in the east coast of the island. Its nails are used for cooking but also to produce the essential oil of cloves.
- Analgesic +++ (eugenol): Clove essential oil contains eugenol. This molecule is more powerful than lidocaine, a local anesthetic acting on the transmission of nerve information. In other words, eugenol blocks the transmission of pain. The essential oil is particularly effective against dental pain.
- Anti-Infectious +++ (eugenol): Clove essential oil is very effective in cases of intestinal, urinary or respiratory infections. Eugenol has a rapid bactericidal action. It is particularly active on the oral flora. It destroys the following germs: Staphylococcus aureus, Pyogenes aureus, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Lactobacillus acidophilus odontolyticus, Escherichia coli, Monilia albicans.
- Broad Spectrum Antifungal +++ (eugenol): the essential oil of Clove destroys the fungi that cause certain mycoses. Clove essential oil is active against: Cryptococcus neoformans, Dermatophytes sp., Microsporum canis, Microsporum gypseum, Trichophyton mantagrophytes, Trichophyton rubrum.
- Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Oxidant + (eugenol): Clove essential oil inhibits molecules involved in the inflammatory process triggered by the body in reaction to an aggression suffered. This helps prevent the appearance of redness and the sensation of heat that results from it.
- Antispasmodic + (eugenyl acetate, eugenol): Clove essential oil is a muscle relaxant. It is involved in the nervous processes that cause smooth muscle spasms.
- antiplatelet agent
- Latin name: Eugenia caryophyllus (Sprengel)
- Botanical family: Myrtaceae
- Distilled part: dry flower buds
- Country of origin: Madagascar
- eugenol: 72 to 88%
- eugenyl acetate: 4 to 22%
- β-caryophyllene: 2 to 14%
- Density at 20 ° C: 1.042 to 1.065
- Refractive index at 20 ° C: 1.528 to 1.538
- Rotary power at 20 ° C: -2 ° to 0 °
- Flash point: + 93 ° C
- Appearance: more or less viscous liquid
- Color: yellow to light yellow
- Odor: spicy, characteristic
- Dental pain and infections (tooth decay, mouth ulcers, tonsillitis, tooth extraction)
- Great physical and intellectual fatigue
- Indigestion and stomach pain
- Gastric fermentation, diarrhea, gas, intestinal parasites
Clove essential oil is a dental anesthetic that promotes oral hygiene. It is also used to prepare for exercise and to prevent infectious diseases.
Very useful for dental use, Aromeya advises you to pour a drop of pure clove essential oil on a cotton swab or as a mouthwash. You can also add a drop to your toothpaste to clean your teeth and gums. For fresh breath and to treat oral infections, prepare a mixture of 3 drops of clove essential oil diluted in a little alcohol and then in a glass of water.
Against fatigue and intestinal infections, apply 2 drops of cloves in 10 drops of vegetable oil on the stomach and along the spine.
Against all kinds of infection and before exercise, swallow 2 drops of essential clove oil in a teaspoon of honey; three times per day.
Oral use of this essential oil should be prescribed by a therapist.
Do not use this essential oil for a prolonged period without medical advice.
For children and babies, use in diluted oral care is possible on the advice of a therapist.
The use is prohibited in pregnant women except diluted and on medical prescription. It can in particular be prescribed as psychological aid at the time of childbirth (diluted by the cutaneous route or exceptionally by ingestion).
Clove essential oil is irritating to the skin, it must therefore be diluted in a vegetable oil before any skin application (20% essential oil with 80% vegetable oil).
This essential oil can be used in cooking if it is diluted beforehand in a fat (oil, cream, yogurt, milk) or sweet (syrup, honey). She must not interfere pure.
As this essential oil is irritating to the respiratory tract, it must be diluted between 5 and 10% in other essential oils (5-10% of essential oil in 90-95% of other essential oils).
The use of Clove essential oil is contraindicated if the intake is done at the same time as that of anticoagulant drugs.
People with high blood pressure should use it with great caution as it can increase blood pressure.
Clove essential oil contains an allergenic biochemical component, in very high doses.
- eugenol (vigilance! 72 to 88%)
- benzyl benzoate (≤ 0.5%)
- linalool (≤ 0.2%)
- isoeugenol (≤ 0.1%)
- limonene (≤ 0.1%)
- Benzyl salicylate (≤ 0.1%)
Note: It is best to test the essential oil before using it (two drops in the crook of the elbow for at least 24 hours to check that there is no reaction).