clove oil


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clove oil

 [klōv]
a volatile oil from cloves (dried flowerbuds of Syzygium aromaticum); used as a flavoring agent and as a topical germicide and analgesic in dentistry.

oil of clove

volatile oil obtained by steam distillation of the dried flower buds of Eugenia caryophyllata (family Myrtacea). Contains about 85% eugenol along with other constituents. Used in dentistry as a local anesthetic and component of temporary fillings of the teeth. Also used to flavor foods; strong, pungent odor.
Synonym(s): clove oil

clove oil

n.
An aromatic oil obtained from the buds, stems, or leaves of the clove tree, used in flavoring and perfumery, and as a temporary anesthetic for toothaches.

clove oil

An aromatic oil distilled from the flower buds of the clove tree, used mainly by dentists as a mild antiseptic and toothache reliever. Mixed with zinc oxide, it forms a widely used temporary dressing for a tooth cavity.
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But clove oil poisoning is rare and only a few cases have been reported.
Comparative efficacy of tricane methansulfonate and clove oil for use as anesthetics in red pacu (Piaractus brachypomus).
Clove oil has been traditionally used by humans as an oral analgesic, and it has been investigated as sources of antimicrobial agents against oral bacteria (Cai & Wu 1996), it has demonstrated its antifungal (Martini et al.
Since thymol and eugenol isolated from thyme and pink clove oils grown in Iraq demonstrated individual and synergistic antibacterial activities against the most prevalent Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria, the use of these plants as a wound-healer and in the treatment of throat and gum infections, gastro-intestinal disorder is validated, scientifically supported by the results obtained in this work.
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This is a mixture of menthol, camphor, petroleum jelly, and essential oils such as clove oil, cinnamon oil and peppermint oil.