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Old 10-22-2010 Friday, 09:00 AM
Canary_Mom Canary_Mom is offline
 
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Clove oil for teething?

I learned at my chiro office this morning that you can rub clove oil on baby's gums to help with teething. Has anyone tried this? DS#2 is cutting molars. I actually just felt the molar tip last night, so no wonder he has been cranky lately and having problems sleeping. DS#1 breezed right through teething, so I am new to all the remedies out there.
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Old 10-22-2010 Friday, 09:08 AM
anndee1mom anndee1mom is offline
 
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I've heard about it and my mom even bought us some to try, but by the time we got the bottle from her DS was about done cutting teeth... My mom *claims* she did some research on it and how it is suppose to not have any side affects or reactions.... but she may have said that b/c I tend to be weary.

Sorry... I guess I'm not much help...
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Old 10-22-2010 Friday, 09:11 AM
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yeah, the dentist uses eugenol for topical anesthesia and for mixing w/ zinc oxide powder to make temp fillings and temp crown cement. it's what's in those old--fashioned "toothache drops"

ETA: eugenol is "oil of cloves"
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Old 10-22-2010 Friday, 12:49 PM
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I know whenever I have had a toothache I'd put a clove in my mouth and it would make the pain diminish. For teething we use a combo of hylands teething and hylands chamomilla (30x).
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Old 10-22-2010 Friday, 01:20 PM
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interesting! TFS!
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