It is antibacterial, anti-infectious, anti-parasitic, antifungal, antiseptic and anti-viral. Clove oil is used for diarrhea, bad breath and hernia. Clove is applied directly to the gums in case of toothache, for controlling pain during dental work. This features of clove makes it a valuable crucial treatment for a tooth ache. Just a small drop of Clove Oil (laung) on a cotton swab applied to the painful tooth can provide great relief from the pain of a toothache. it is s beneficial for toothache and age related aches and pains.
In European hospitals it is used for infectious acne, viral hepatitis, for dental infections, cholera, amoebic dysentery, bacterial colitis, sinusitis, hypertension, bronchitis, tuberculosis, thyroid dysfunction, and fatigue. It is said to be an excellent pain reliever, and as such, makes a nice addition to massage blends for aching and sore muscles.
Due to its strong aroma and potency, clove bud pure essential oil should always be used sparingly and should never be applied to the skin undiluted.