Home Remedy for Treating Common Ailments With Cloves

Home Remedy for Treating Common Ailments With Cloves

• The use of cloves in toothache is a common home remedy. Pressing a clove bud between the jaws, at the site of aching tooth eases the pain.
• Apply clove oil in the cavity of decayed tooth. This would reduce the pain and help to ameliorate infection.
• To remove bad breath, chew Cloves.
• Prepare a decoction by boiling 5-6 cloves in 30 ml of water. Take this decoction with honey thrice a day as an expectorant. Chewing a clove with common salt also relieves coughing.
• If you have cough or throat is congested, try chewing roasted clove. It is also a wonderful medicine in cases of inflammation in the pharynx.
• For treating asthma, soak 2 cloves, 12-15 basil leaves, 10 black pepper in water and boil for 15 minutes. Filter the same. To this, add two tsp honey and drink with milk.
• Those who suffer from acidity can suck a clove to relieve the uneasiness.
• Clove oil taken with sugar is known to cure stomach ache.
• Prepare a paste of clove with common salt. Drink it with milk to treat headache.
• Application of a paste of clove also relives headache.
• In cases of nausea and vomiting, prepare a paste by mixing clove powder in honey. Licking the same would ease the problem.
• Clove bud boiled in water and given to a pregnant lady eases vomiting sensation.
• Application of a few drops of clove oil mixed with mustard oil is effective in joint pain and muscular cramps.
• For treating spasmodic coughs during tuberculosis, bronchitis and asthma, mix a few drops of clove oil and garlic in honey. Take this formulation before going to bed.
• In cases of earache, mix clove oil and sesame oil. Warm the mixture and put 2-3 drops in the ear.
• To treat acne, apply a paste of clove powder in honey over the affected area.
• Mix a few drops of clove oil in jojoba or coconut oil and apply over acne. This home remedy not only removes acne but also leftover spots.
• For treating sty, rub a clove stub in water and apply the same over the affected area.
• Clove oil works as an effective insect repellent when diluted with water in 1:10 ratio. Spray this solution to keep the insects at bay.
• Boil 6-7 clove buds along with 15 g aniseed in half a liter of water till it remains one-fourth. Drinking the same with sugar is beneficial in the treatment of coryza.
• Eating a clove in betel (Piper betel) leaf is best remedy for treating catarrh.

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