Cloves have proven pain-relieving and antiseptic properties. The tincture can be added to water and used as a mouthwash to help combat bad breath. It is also recommended by dentists as a mouthwash for toothache. It can also be applied externally to bunions or wounds once or twice a day.
They are also rich in eugenol, a compound that is a potent blood thinner and may help with altitude sickness.
Clove oil is a powerful antioxidant and may help prevent the breakdown in the retina of a substance known as docosahexaenoic acid. This action helps preserve vision in old age and help with macular degeneration.
Cloves may also help with blood sugar control along with cinnamon and turmeric.
Cloves have also been demonstrated to be active against several parasites including intestinal worms.
1:4 Alcohol Volume 25%. Take 10 – 15 drops 2 x daily.