Clove essential oil is characterized by analgesic, antiseptic, antimicrobial, antiviral and antispasmodic properties, however, do not use it during pregnancy, lactation and for children. Let’s see the main applications of this essential oil.
Analgesic action in case of neuralgia, rheumatism and bursitis
Mix 1 tablespoon of sweet almond oil or other vegetable oil and 5 drops of clove essential oil, massage on the part up to three times a day.
Thanks to the antimicrobial and anesthetic effect you can use the clove essential oil in case of toothache: bring to boil some water, let it cool, add 2-3 drops of clove essential oil and gargle. Alternatively, if the pain is localized, you can apply one drop of pure clove essential oil on the tooth, do not overdo with the pure essential oil because it can cause irritations to the gums.
Clove essential oil is very useful also in case of cold sores (herpes labialis): try to apply one drop of cloves essential oil on the part.
You can diffuse the clove essential oil in the room, it will give harmony, optimism, it is able to improve concentration and confidence in each other but it is also helpful against depression. In addition to this, this essential oil has a warming effect, it gives energy. You can use an oil burner, 1 drop of essential oil each square meter, or you can breathe some drops from an handkerchief during the day.