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Meaning of "oil of cloves" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OIL OF CLOVES

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OIL OF CLOVES

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Oil of cloves is a noun.
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WHAT DOES OIL OF CLOVES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Oil of cloves

Oil of cloves, also known as clove oil, is an essential oil extracted from the clove plant, Syzygium aromaticum. It has the CAS number 8000-34-8. Clove oil is a natural analgaesic and antiseptic, used primarily in dentistry for its main ingredient eugenol. It can also be purchased in pharmacies over the counter as a home remedy for dental pain relief, mainly toothache. It is also often found in the aromatherapy section of health food stores, and is used in the flavoring of some medicines. Madagascar and Indonesia are the main producers of clove oil. Clove oil is used widely in microscopical preparation, as it is miscible with Canada balsam, and has a similar refractive index to glass. Oil of cloves is also used as an ingredient in cat deterrent sprays, coupled with garlic oil, sodium lauryl sulfate, and other ingredients.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OIL OF CLOVES

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WORDS THAT END LIKE OIL OF CLOVES

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Translation of «oil of cloves» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OIL OF CLOVES

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Translator English - Chinese

丁香油
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

aceite de clavo
570 millions of speakers

English

oil of cloves
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लौंग का तेल
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

زيت القرنفل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гвоздичное масло
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

óleo de cravo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

রসুনের তেল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

huile de clou de girofle
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Minyak ulas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Nelkenöl
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

クローブのオイル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

정 향의 오일
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lenga cengkeh
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

dầu của đinh hương
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கிராம்பு எண்ணெய்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लवंगाचे तेल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Karanfil yağı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

olio di chiodi di garofano
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

olejek goździkowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гвоздикове масло
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ulei de cuișoare
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

γαρυφαλέλαιο
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

olie huisies
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

olja av kryddnejlika
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

nellikolje
5 millions of speakers

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OIL OF CLOVES»

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Meyler's Side Effects of Herbal Medicines
Oil of cloves contains about 80% eugenol, its active component. Initially used to treat gastrointestinal disturbances, it is now used to treat toothache. Adverse effects Liver It has been suggested that eugenol-induced hepatotoxicity is similar to ...
J. K. Aronson, 2009
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Thai-English Dictionary
57): U1UUHJ holy water ; water consecrated by a priest : uiUw oil: uiuu- nmttui oil of vitriol (nifiniujnuoo'uina) : ui- uufiiuwij oil of cloves, an aromatic and stimulating volatile oil from cloves: uiifunia kerosene ; illuminating oil distilled from crude ...
George Bradley McFarland, 1944
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Techniques and Experiments for Organic Chemistry
Isolation of Clove Oil from Cloves Steam distillation, page 87 Technique of extraction, page 97 Technique of distillation, page 75 In this experiment, oil of cloves is isolated from cloves by steam distillation followed by extraction of the distillate.
Addison Ault, 1998
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The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of ...
... it yielded volatile oil, tannin in large quantity, an azoti/cd colouring matter, a leculiar acid, mucilage, and feculum. The root of the cinnamon tree yields a kind of camphor, and the leaves yield an oil which resembles oil of cloves, which ...
‎1837
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Works of the Cavendish Society: Gmelin, Leopold. Hand-book ...
It becomes coloured after boiling for a certain time and leaves a brown residue; heiice the vapour-density is found too high iu vessels containing air. (Dumas, Williams.) — 3. Oil of cloves is turned dark-brown by oil of vitriol (Gaultier de Claubry) ...
Cavendish Society, London, 1860
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The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and ...
(See Plate.) There are the same crispations in the oil of cloves as in the drop of creosote; the same flattened, indented, waving, agitated outline; the same sailing about; a similar film, and the same repulsion of the film ; the same whirling ofi' of ...
‎1861
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1,001 Old-Time Household Hints: Timeless Bits of Household ...
... a less complicated yet perfectly effective version of an old-time toothache remedy described in Henley's Twentieth Century Book of Formulas, Processes and Trade Secrets (1912), which calls for mixing camphor, chloral hydrate, oil of cloves, ...
Yankee Magazine, 2006
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Introduction to Organic Laboratory Techniques: A Small Scale ...
... and diethyl ether boiling point refractive index 2. Using the Physicinans'Desk Reference (PDR) or the PDR for Nonprescription Drugs and Dietary Supplements find a medical use for eugenol (oil of cloves). 3. A terpene named caryophyllene ...
Donald L. Pavia, 2005
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A Dictionary of the Economic Products of India
Its boiling point is 247'5°With alkalis, especially ammonia and baryta, it yields crystallizable salts. Eugenol may therefore be prepared by submitting the crude oil of cloves to distillation with caustic soda; the 'light oil' then distils the eugenol,  ...
George Watt, 2014
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The Dispensatory of the United States of America
U.S. Oil of Cloves. “ Eugenia caryophyll-ata. Gemmarum fioralium oleum volatile. 77“ volatile oil of the flower-buds." U. S. Ofli Syn. CARYOPHYLLORUM OLEUM. Lond.; EUGENUE CARYOPHYLLA'l'1E OLEUM VOLATILE. Ex fioribus nondum ...
Franklin Bache, Charles Herbert La Wall, George E. Farrar, 1833

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OIL OF CLOVES»

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Dental leader contrasts old with the new
“It's a long way from the days when the smell of eugenol (oil of cloves) was ever-present,” Dr Olive said. “I remember my first day at Turbot ... «UQ News, Jun 15»
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Annabel Langbein: a visit to Rajasthan, the land of kings
I learned to perfume lamb stew with the smoked oil of cloves or roses. A piece of hot charcoal is placed in a small metal dish on the cooked ... «Stuff.co.nz, May 15»
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Painting for elementary students
A drop of oil of cloves may help prevent a bad odor. A teaspoon of liquid tempera or a little powder paste can help bind the color to the paper. «The Philadelphia Tribune, Apr 15»
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High Flying
It's found in oregano, pepper, hops, cinnamon, basil, black caraway, and in pretty good concentration in oil of cloves. You probably get the idea ... «Biobased Digest, Mar 15»
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Home Remedies for Toothaches, Gingivitis and More
3. Cloves. Oil of cloves can help ease pain in teeth or sore gums.[2] Rub a few drops onto the source of the pain with your finger or a brush. «Mother Earth News, Dec 14»
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Why don't plants get sunburned?
Oil of cloves, cinnamon and vanilla derive their flavour from this class of compounds. Chapple said understanding how plants block out UV rays ... «Western Producer, Nov 14»
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Everything you need to know about storing pantry staples
... of Epsom salts and cloves in the corner of the bottom shelf and wiping the perimeter of each shelf with a cotton ball dipped in oil of cloves. 4. «Herald Sun, Oct 14»
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5 tips for getting rid of vermin
Wipe down entry spots with oil of cloves or eucalyptus. Just remember, deterring them from entering one spot will only push them to find ... «MoneySense, Oct 14»
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Redding Dentist: How to Avoid A Vacation Disaster
Oil of cloves is the same thing and is available without prescription at pharmacies and some health food stores. Be careful, however, as pure oil ... «Record-Searchlight, Jun 14»
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How clean is your kitchen?
For cleaning under the sink and to keep mould spores at bay, place a quarter of a teaspoon of oil of cloves into a litre of water in a spray bottle, ... «Stuff.co.nz, Mar 14»

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