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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Clove oil is not completely soluble in sea water below 28[degrees]C.
2007) has given an extensive review on antimicrobial activity of clove oil against ATCC strains however much higher MIC of clove was recorded for CLs associated isolates in present study which indicates different behavior of CL associated bacteria to clove essential oil.
Gently rubbed into the temples, this blend of camphor, menthol and clove oil will relieve tension headaches and help with festive hangovers, too
Size-relative effectiveness of clove oil as an anaesthetic for rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss Walbaum, 1792) and goldfish (Carassius auratus Linnaeus, 1758).
Clove oil is a natural analgesic and antiseptic agent used primarily in dentistry for its main ingredient, eugenol.
It will also have full access to Xeda's clove oil data, enabling them to include clove oil in its future products.
In the twenty-first century clove oil is still used to flavour seasonings and as an aroma in high quality and expensive perfumes.