How to use cloves for sudden toothaches

We have all experienced the terrible and sudden toothache, which causes not only affects our entire system, making us focus only on that terrible and unstoppable pain but also causes us other worries related to it.

Cloves are a highly aromatic spice that has been used in cooking since ancient times.

But not many people know about its ability against toothache. The whole secret lies in an element found in cloves.

Eugenol is a natural sedative and antibacterial. It works as a reliever of inflammation of the oral mucosa.

How to use clove oil for toothache

To begin with, you need a clean gauze or a cotton ball. Dip the gauze or cotton in the clove oil. A few points are enough.

Carefully apply it over the area that is reddened or bothers you.

How to prepare clove oil at home

Roast the clove seeds in a pan over a slow fire. That way it will be easier to get their essence.

Rinse the clove seeds with cold water and place them to dry. Put the clove seeds in a plate or stone bowl and lightly press them until they are broken.

Add olive oil. We pass all this composition with the help of a funnel into a small glass bottle, which we will store in a dry and cool place. Shake the bottle every two days.

Keep the clove seed oil like this for two weeks. With the side of a fine piece, drain the clove seeds from the oil. Store in the refrigerator, and use within a month.


Use half a tablespoon of clove seeds per 100 ml of olive oil. You can also use a spoonful of seeds if you want a concentration of the aroma and taste of clove seeds.

Clove oil has been used since ancient times to soothe inflamed gums.

Some studies suggest that rinsing the mouth with a glass of water and a teaspoon of clove oil, made it possible to eliminate bacteria left by food or other factors. Although the ability of this oil to fight problems with teeth and gums, its use should not be overdone.

Since frequent use can cause damage to the tooth root and oral membrane.

Therefore, it is advised to use it only 2-3 times in two weeks./

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