My Toothaches Happen When No Dental Office Is Open
Author: Diane V.
Word Count: 159
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 10742-OR
Scientific Studies: 2
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I started having a toothache that very quickly became unbearable. Of course these things happen at the wrong time of day when there is no dental office open!
I thought to look in my essential oil kit to see what I could use, and I found that I had Clove essential oil on hand. So I applied one drop directly to my tooth.
I was amazed at the instant relief that I felt. In fact, I continued to have no discomfort for the next few hours. Though Clove is not the best tasting, the instant relief makes it well worth putting up with the strong flavor.
I continued with this protocol for a few days until I could get in for a dental appointment. Every time I felt the aching coming back, I would apply one drop of Clove essential oil, and instantly there was no more discomfort.
I highly recommend Clove essential oil to be a part of everyone's kit.
Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: abscess, abscessed, cavities, cavity, dental, oral, teeth, tooth, toothache, toothaches.
|Supporting Scientific Studies|
|1.||"Both clove and benzocaine gels had significantly lower mean pain scores than placebos. No significant difference was observed between clove and benzocaine regarding pain scores. Clove gel might possess a potential to replace benzocaine as a topical [anesthetic] agent before needle insertion."||Link|
|2.||Study 1: "[Oil pulling] would benefit the general population by giving more confidence in the ancient practices, thus preventing tooth decay and loss." Study 2: "Oil pulling therapy has been equally effective like chlorhexidine on halitosis and organisms, associated with halitosis." Study 3: "The oil pulling therapy showed a reduction in the plaque index, modified gingival scores, and total colony count of aerobic microorganisms in the plaque of adolescents with plaque-induced gingivitis." Study 4: "Oil pulling can be used as an effective preventive adjunct in maintaining and improving oral health." Study 5: "The myth that the effect of oil-pulling therapy on oral health was just a placebo effect has been broken, and there are clear indications of possible saponification and emulsification process, which enhances its mechanical cleaning action."||Link|
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