The benefits of cloves:
From an evergreen tree that grows in Asia and South America, cloves have interesting biological properties.
Clove oil, widely used in aromatherapy, is extracted from the leaves, flower buds and fruits of the tree.
The health benefits of cloves result from its effects:
Although research on the health effects of this plant is still limited, cloves and its oil are generally presented as natural remedies to treat various ailments.
The clove is used to treat the problems :
– Urinary tract infections,
– Dandruff and other affections of the hair and the scalp,
– Rheumatism and also relieves muscular pain,
– Stomach aches such as bloating and viral infections.
Clove oil is perhaps best known as a remedy for toothache and dental pain. In a 2006 study of 73 adults, researchers found that the clove-based gel was comparable to benzocaine, a local anesthetic. Clove is said to have a similar ability to relieve pain. To relieve toothache, the clove should be placed on the painful tooth. Then simply clench your jaws and hold it there for several minutes.
While tea tree oil is best known as a natural treatment for acne, clove oil is also used for skin problems. Although there are no clinical studies to support these claims, the antiseptic and antimicrobial properties of clove oil, work against the development of propionibacterium acnes, the skin bacteria involved in the development of acne.
Possible side effects
In some people, cloves can cause allergic reactions and certain side effects, such as burning, increased risk of bleeding and lowered blood sugar levels. Ingestion of essential oils or use of excessive amounts on the body surface is not recommended due to toxicity concerns.
Clove is not recommended for children under 12 years. Serious adverse reactions have been reported such as disseminated intravascular coagulation and acidosis of significant size caused by the ingestion of clove oil by infants and children. If you wish to use clove oil, be sure to consult a health care professional first to determine if this herb is right for you.