Need a great additive for homemade toothache remedies? Cloves have been used for thousands of years as a natural, topical anesthetic (pain reducer) because it numbs the skin layers. Cloves are also antiseptic, and germacidal. Best yet, this product is food grade, so it can be used in the kitchen as well as in beauty care recipes. It will also pass a scent and coloring if you use it your soap recipes.
Use wisely when taking internally, clove powder is designed to be used in small amounts - it is never recommended for high internal doses.