Cloves are used in cooking, baking, perfumes, and medicines. They have been used since ancient times and were known to Romans and Greeks. Clove oil has many health benefits and can help treat several diseases.
1. Antibacterial properties
The antibacterial property of clove oil makes it useful for treating bacterial infections. This includes acne, boils, cold sores, ringworm, and other skin conditions.
2. Anti-inflammatory properties
Clove oil contains eugenol, which is an anti-inflammatory agent that relieves pain and reduces swelling. It is often used to relieve toothaches, arthritis, and menstrual cramps.
3. Antiseptic properties