Cloves make your mouth numb because cloves contain a natural anesthetic called eugenol which has been used for centuries for numbing and reducing toothache pain.
Clove oil can and will burn your mouth and lips.
However the burning sensation will go away within a few minutes or so.
Dentists do not recommend the use of clove oil nor do they no longer use it for tooth pain.
Dentists no longer use clove oil although they used to it in the past.
Now dentists no longer use or recommend the use of clove oil although clove oil is still a good remedy for tooth pain and tooth infections.
Clove oil is so strong because clove oil contains an active chemical component called eugenol which is what contributes to the fragrance of clove oil and makes it so strong.
You should not use clove oil if you're allergic to cloves or clove oil or if you have bleeding disorders and you should not use clove oil on infants or children.
You can ingest small amounts of pure clove oil but in large amounts the pure clove oil can be toxic.
Clove oil becomes toxic when you take around 10 to 30 ml or more than 2 teaspoons of clove oil which can lead to coma, declining consciousness and agitation.
To use clove oil for mouth infection you dilute a few drops of clove oil in a carrier oil such as coconut oil or olive oil.
Then dab the diluted clove oil with a cotton ball and soak the clove oil into the cotton ball.
Then use the cotton ball soaked with clove oil on the mouth infection.
It might take a few minutes to feel relief from the pain or mouth infection.
If you get clove oil on your lips you can have a burning sensation for a few minutes or so and the clove oil can cause gum damage and irritation.
If you do get clove oil on your lips you should wash it off and you'll be okay and the burning will go away.
Clove oil can burn your mouth and could burn your lips if you get it on it.
Although wiping off the clove oil should get rid of it and the burn from clove oil should not last longer than a day or so.
Also using dried cloves inside of the mouth can cause sensitivity and irritation, as well as damage the dental tissues.
And consuming clove oil can be dangerous for children and may lead to seizures, liver damage, and fluid imbalances.
Clove oil can be used on mouth ulcers and it will help to numb the pain and also get rid of the bacteria and speed up the healing process of the mouth ulcer also known as a canker sore.
Things that kill canker sores fast and help get rid of the pain with the canker sores are milk of magnesia and hydrogen peroxide.
Medicine Mouthwash, clove oil and Ice can also help kill canker sores.
Listerine does help canker sores as Listerine when gargled or applied to the canker sore can help kill bacteria and prevent further infection.
The Listerine can help numb the pain from the canker sore as well and help the canker sore heal faster.
With daily treatment a canker sore can sometimes go away in 5 days but in most cases it takes at least 7 days for canker sore to fully heal.
It usually takes most canker sores between 7 to 10 days to heal although some canker sores may last for 2 to 3 weeks until they fully heal.
Larger canker sores take longer to heal than smaller canker sores.
When canker sores are healing they turn to a grey-white color as they are healing.
While anyone can get canker sores and everyone is prone to canker sores they are more common in some people than others.
The people that are more prone to canker sores are teens and people in their 20s.
Also women and people that are assigned female at birth are more likely than men and people assigned male at birth to get canker sores.
This is thought to be from hormonal changes.
Some reasons you could be getting canker sores everyday or too often is because of a vitamin B12 deficiency or even from certain foods such as spicy or hot foods, citric acid foods, chocolate and wheat.
Other causes of canker sores are biting your tongue or lip accidentally or from irritation from dentures or braces and even hormonal changes during pregnancy or menstruation.
The vitamin that helps canker sores is Vitamin B12.
Zinc, Iron and Folic acid can also help canker sores and may also prevent canker sores.
The deficiency that causes canker sores is a calcium deficiency as well as a deficiency of iron, zinc and folic acid.
Canker sores can also be caused by biting your lip or tongue.
Major canker sores will look like large, round bumps inside your mouth and you will usually have severe pain, tingling, burning or inflammation and difficulty eating, speaking and drinking.
Most canker sores appear as round or sometimes oval in shape and have a white or yellow center with a red border.
Canker sores can appear inside your cheeks, lips at the base of your gums, on your soft palate or under your tongue.
The longest a canker sore can and should last is 14 days.
If the canker sore lasts longer than 14 days then it likely is infected or it may actually be something else such as oral cancer.
If you don't treat a canker sore then it will simply just heal on it's own.
Most canker sores will go away within 7 to 14 days even without treatment and canker sores are not contagious so they cannot be spread from person to person.
If the canker sore does not go away or heal on it's own within 14 days then you should see a doctor as it could be infected or it could in rare cases actually be oral cancer.
If your canker sore is not leaving and hasn't gone away within 14 days then the canker sore could be infected.
Or in rare cases the canker sore could be oral cancer and not a canker sore.
If the canker sores does not go away within 14 days you should see a doctor about it.
Canker sores can get bigger before they go away when bacteria gets into the canker sore and then continues to inflame and then the infection causes your canker sore to get bigger.
Most canker sores will heal on their own within 1 to 2 weeks after they form.
The white stuff in a canker sore is a mixture of bacteria and white blood cells as well as some other fluids and is basically residue from bacteria and dead tissue.
The reason canker sores are so painful is because the canker sore is an injury to the sensitive tissue inside your mouth and because the digestive enzymes and acids in the mouth constantly flow over the open wound which causes the pain.
Or if you eat foods the food comes into contact with the canker sore and causes pain and irritation especially if the food contains salt.
You can help ease the pain and speed up the healing of the canker sore by rinsing your mouth out with some salt water or baking soda rinse.
Dissolve a teaspoon of baking soda into 1/2 cup of warm water.
And rinse your mouth with it or even apply some of the mixture to the canker sore directly.
Also dabbing a small amount of milk of magnesia on the canker sore a few times a day can help ease the pain of the canker sore.
Clove oil is also another home remedy for treating canker sores.
Canker sores do not mean a virus although cold sores can mean a virus.
Canker sores are also called mouth ulcers and can result from irritation and certain foods that may have irritated the skin or even accidentally biting your lip.
And canker sores are not contagious and will go away within a week or two weeks with or without treatment.
You can apply some hydrogen peroxide to the canker sore to help it heal faster or even some mouthwash or use canker sore medicine.
Canker Sores are usually just a mouth ulcer and not a form of HPV.
Often there is no way to tell that you are infected with HPV. Infection may not cause any symptoms at all, or may cause simple mouth sores that resemble other forms of infection.
HPV most commonly appears as a wart, but it can have multiple appearances.