SummaryClove oil is an essential oil. Essential oils are mixtures of natural compounds that are extracted from plants. Essential oils contain molecules that the source plant uses to defend itself against diseases, parasites and predators. Essential oils can have anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and/or analgesic properties.
Clove oil is generally used as a topical acne treatment, although it may also be used in aromatherapy applications. Essential oils tend to be best suited for the treatment of mild to moderate acne symptoms (Acne Types 1-2).
Overall, Clove oil is rated as a Mediocre treatment for acne. Users report that, Clove oil is Somewhat Effective for improving acne symptoms and that this medication tends to have Moderate side effects.
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