Clove side effects


Side effects of clove

Dermatitis: Cloves may cause dermatitis or skin irritation by direct contact. The essential oil is very irritating and can cause blisters or burns.

Gastritis: Clove is very rich in eugenol, a component which, in high doses, can be irritating to the digestive mucosa. Its use in high doses can cause gastritis to people with sensitive stomachs. Clove remedies may be contraindicated in case of heartburn and digestive ulcers.

Allergy: Some people may have allergies to clove.

Precautions when taking clove

– NO treatments can be made with clove during pregnancy and lactation.

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Clove for babies and children?

Babies and children who are teething are often administered remedies for toothache with clove oil. This is a very dangerous treatment: Infants are more susceptible to the components of the nail and, if you exceed the dose, it can produce side effects to the nervous system.

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

11 August, 2021

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