oil of cloves

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Synonyms for oil of cloves

essential oil obtained from cloves and used to flavor medicines

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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.
Then, during the last ten minutes of cooking, oil of cloves and oil of cinnamon are added to give the distinctive flavor.
Er mwyn lleddfu poen y ddannodd, dodwyd plwg o wlan cotwm (cotton wool) wedi ei fwydo mewn spirit neitar neu olew clofen (oil of cloves) a'i daro yn y daint drwg.