The most powerfully antiseptic essential oil as well as a topical anesthetic, Clove is considered a classic remedy for dental health, easing both toothaches & gum infections. 75-87% eugenol, clove has an astonishingly high ORAC rating of 10,787 per 1 gram ~ the highest antioxidant value of any known food on earth. (For comparison, oranges have an ORAC rating of approx 7.60 per gram.) Clove oil, even used in tiny quantities, offers significant antioxidant benefits.
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CLOVE Therapeutic Essential Oil’s Healing Properites
Analgesic, Anti-Bacterial, Anti-Fungal, Anti-Infectious, Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Parasitic, a STRONG Antiseptic, Anti-Tumoral, Anti-Viral, Disinfectant, Immune Stimulant, and Warming (SOURCE: Reference Guide for Essential Oils by Connie and Alan Higley)
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Here’s how CLOVE essential oil came to the rescue in our dental health emergency this week.
My hubby, Bill’s rear lower molar had been bothering him for a month. (He thought work-related stress was irritating the nerve…which had happened before.) Thursday, it became TOO much…and started throbbing, radiating