Clove oil has a spicy, warm, stimulating aroma, and is a favorite in the cooler months. Clove essential oil has antiseptic properties and is popular in mouthwashes and gargles. Clove has traditionally been used to relieve toothaches. We love using clove essential oil in a diffuser during cold and flu season and value its spicy, uplifting aroma.
Clove essential oil is a powerful skin irritant and should be used carefully-- if using on the skin, use half of recommended dilution or less. In general, however, we recommend using this oil in a diffuser-not applied topically. Do not use during pregnancy. Do not use in baths.
Recipes Using Clove Bud Essential Oil:
Healthy Mouth Blend:
10 drops Peppermint essential oil
5 drops Spearmint essential oil
5 drops Cinnamon essential oil
5 drops Clove essential oil
5 drops Tea Tree or Manuka essential oil
5 drops Lemon essential oil
Blend these together, and add to 8 oz of water. We recommend adding a few drops of carrier oil (such as almond or jojoba) to the water to help disperse the essential oils. If you use just water you’ll need to shake well each time before using. After brushing, add a few drops to your toothbrush and gently brush teeth and gums. Rinse and spit–do NOT swallow! Or, use as a mouth rinse after brushing. You can adjust the strength to your taste by making the essential oil concentration stronger or more diluted.
Rebecca P. on 8/17/2018 10:46:48 AM
Review: This oil smells amazing!! I like cinnamon a lot too but this is my favorite.