There is nothing funny about a toothache. Relieving the intense pain can become your one and only concern. Luckily, there are some readily available essential oils that can quickly relief your toothache.
Why Clove Essential Oil?
There's 700 different kinds of bacterial species in your mouth. It’s safe to say that not all of them are the “friendly” kind. And this is precisely where clove’s unique anti-bacterial properties come in handy.
Clove oil contains eugenol, it has analgesic and antibacterial properties, which help prevent and fight infection, making it very effective for relieving toothaches, sore gums, and mouth ulcers.
How To Use Clove Oil?
For toothaches, you can apply a drop of the oil directly to the tooth. Alternatively, you can make a compress with a cotton ball. Mix 1 teaspoon of olive oil and 2-3 drops of clove oil and dip a cotton ball into this. Apply this cotton ball onto the inflamed tooth and bite down on it. Keep it for about 10 minutes, if you are comfortable, or lesser time. Rinse the mouth with warm water.
Other Usage of Clove Oil:
Heals Dry Sockets:
Clove oil is recommended as a solution for dry socket, a painful dental condition that happens after a permanent extraction of an adult tooth. This is due to the oil’s strong anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.
Clove oil is often recommended for acne patients as it has potent antimicrobial properties. Research shows that the oil can inhibit Staphylococcus bacteria, which can cause acne breakouts, pimples
Eugenol in clove oil hasrejuvenatingand stimulating properties, which can increase blood flow to the skin and make it look radiant. You will find it in many products for lessening the effects of aging, like wrinkles, sagging skin, and blemishes.
Do not let children or infants take Clove oil via mouth.