assessed the antioxidant characteristics of the essential oil of clove
, finding that it displayed a robust radical scavenging capacity against 2,2-diphenyl-l-picrylhydrazyl in comparison to the synthetic antioxidant tert-butylated hydroxytoluene.
4 Nutmeg oil contains eugenol, which, along with oil of cloves
, has been used in dentistry for toothache relief because of their local anaesthetic effect.
In her opinion, the cleaning essentials every household should have are bicarb soda, vinegar, methylated spirits, oil of cloves
, lavender oil, lemon oil, teatree oil and pantyhose.
The toothache remedy years ago was oil of cloves
and we had some in the medicine chest at home; thinking it would be like clove balls I once put some on my tongue.
citronellol and geraniol (oil of citronella and lily of the valley) and eugenol (oil of cloves
) showed pronounced repelling effects.
Many grandmothers have told about using oil of cloves
for a painful tooth.