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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This relation between the increase of EO concentration and the decrease of anaesthesia induction period was also observed in the fat snook Centropomus parallelus anaesthetized with eugenol, menthol and benzocaine (Souza et al., 2012), in sole Solea senegalensis anaesthetized with 2-phenoxyethanol, metomidate, clove oil and MS-222 (Weber et al., 2009) and in grouper Epinephelus bruneus using clove oil (Park et al., 2008).
The clove oil and tobacco extract both proved to be most effective against mites (Fig 1), followed by garlic, olive and neem oil, respectively.
In aquaculture, clove oil is considered superior to a number of anesthetics, such as benzocaine and MS-222 (Munday & Wilson 1997, Keene et al.
A 2010 study tested clove oil's ability to treat scabies mites harvested from pigs and rabbits.
The two main constituents of clove oil are eugenol (78%) and beta-caryophyllene (13%).
niger (Figure 1A) was reduced noticeably in treatments with 2 mL of clove oil, while in treatments with copaiba oil, their incidence was higher at all the evaluated concentrations than in the control (Te), in which fungi were present with an incidence of 60%.
This is true for all ways in which tobacco is used, including, Cigarettes and cigars, Hand rolling tobacco, Bidis and kreteks (cigarettes containing tobacco with herbs or spices), Pipes and water pipes,Chewing tobacco, Snuff, Snus (a moist version of snuff popular in some countries such as Sweden), Creamy snuff (a paste consisting of tobacco, clove oil, glycerin, spearmint, menthol, and camphor sold in a toothpaste tube popular in India), Gutkha (a version of chewing tobacco mixed with areca nut, catechu, slaked lime and other condiments popular in India and South-East Asia) etc are harmful for health .
This is true for all ways in which tobacco is used, including, Cigarettes and cigars, Hand rolling tobacco, Bidis and kreteks (cigarettes containing tobacco with herbs or spices), Pipes and water pipes, Chewing tobacco, Snuff, Snus (a moist version of snuff popular in some countries such as Sweden), Creamy snuff (a paste consisting of tobacco, clove oil, glycerine, spearmint, menthol, and camphor sold in a toothpaste tube popular in India), Gutka (a version of chewing tobacco mixed with areca nut, catechu, slaked lime and other condiments popular in India and South-East Asia) etc are harmful for health .