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05-07-2008 07:45 PM #1
Does chewing cloves have side effects
I have this habit of chewing cloves and i think i'm little addicted to it.I am curious whether it eill affect my teeth. anyone care to share
05-07-2008 08:17 PM #2
You are really thinking the wrong way spiderman.
Clove oil is one of the best remedy used still to cure toothache, and you are thinking that it will affect teeth?
Oral plaque prevention, antiseptic, antifungal, and anti-bacterial properties are all included when talking about clove oil.
Tooth pain is very well resisted by using clove and its oil has many positive properties. Don't think the other way, but still, don't be completely addicted to cloves.
05-07-2008 08:22 PM #3
chewing clove have benefit of pain killer property, so it is being used widely to reduce toothache and as well as a mouth freshener.Also as an antiseptic,antifungal and so so as drchetan mentioned.However excess use of cloves can cause yellowish discolaration of the teeth.So keep this in mind and reduce your clove chewing.The Content in the forums is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
05-07-2008 08:44 PM #4
oh yes my teeth are little yellow than before.o.k thanks i'll try to control my clove chewing.
thank you both of you again for a quick answer.
05-28-2008 06:23 AM #5
Spiderman, you are actually using a natural product which is good since it wont cause any harm.
Cloves have a host of beneficial effects, apart from being an anti-bacterial, it also has antifungal and antiseptic properties.
It also prevents plaque formation.
The products available in thm arket have loads of sugar so in the long run, they do more harm [not sure if i can quote the products]
I remember my peadiatrics HOD having cloves while taking our clinics.visit http://surgeryandmedicine.blogspot.com/ for medical related stuff
05-28-2008 04:44 PM #6
05-29-2008 11:54 AM #7
even you take excessive water it will harm your body.so take clove in normal quantity not excessive.
02-23-2009 08:35 AM #8
Even I like chewing cloves, but in a limited quantity, Cardamoms are a good alternative though...
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