Side effect(s) of Clove oil

Read the side effects of Clove oil as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Skin: Mild skin and mucous membrane irritation, contact dermatitis, inflammation of lips and mouth

Blood: Blood clotting disorder

Gastrointestinal: Liver damage



Adverse effects like coma, acidosis, generalized seizure, disordered blood clotting and acute liver damage have been observed in children under 2 years of age who have consumed 5-10 ml of clove oil.

Other Precautions :  Ingestion of clove oil can cause adverse effects; this has been reported in children under 2 years of age
Using too much oil can make patients sensitive to it
Do not use for eyes, ears or nose
Avoid contact with the skin and gums; repeated use may cause gum damage
Clove oil or any of its components must not be used as an anesthetic for fish, especially for long exposures due to toxicity concerns for the fish and to humans consuming them
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