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First Aid for Clove Oil Overdose

Last updated Sept. 21, 2017

Eugenol oil is derived from the flower buds of the clove tree found in the tropical regions. Cloves are aromatic spices that have a variety of medicinal and culinary uses.

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Quick Summary:

  • Eugenol oil is derived from the flower buds of the clove tree found in the tropical regions. Cloves are aromatic spices that have a variety of medicinal and culinary uses
  • Eugenol oil, also known as clove oil, is commonly used for tooth pain. It is also used for other dental formulations (such as toothpaste and dental fillings). It may form a component of many native or herbal medicines
  • Eugenol Oil Overdose is the accidental or intentional intake of the compound in dosage higher than the recommended values
  • The condition is diagnosed based upon the clinical history, combination of signs and symptoms, and additional tests (that may include, in some cases, radiological studies and laboratory tests)


  • In case of an emergency, call 911 (or your local emergency number) for assistance
  • In case of an overdose, call National Poison Control Center at 800-222-1222 (or your local poison control center) and follow instructions
  • Provide them with information such as dosage, type, strength and time of ingestion of medication, age, weight and general health status of affected individual

What are some Useful Resources for Additional Information for Clove Oil Overdose?

National Capital Poison Center (USA)
3201 New Mexico Ave, Suite 310 Washington, DC 20016
Administrative Line: (202) 362-3867
Emergency Line: 1 (800) 222-1222
Fax: (202) 362-8377
Email: pc@poison.org
Website: http://www.poison.org

American Association of Poison Control Centers (USA)
515 King St., Suite 510, Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 894-1858
Email: info@aapcc.org
Website: http://www.aapcc.org

References and Information Sources used on Clove Oil Overdose:

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002647.htm (accessed on 09/21/2017)

http://www.livestrong.com/article/178693-the-toxicity-of-clove-oil/ (accessed on 09/21/2017)

http://www.botanical-online.com/english/clove-toxicity.htm (accessed on 09/21/2017)

https://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm253338.htm (accessed on 09/21/2017)

Helpful Peer-Reviewed Medical Articles on Clove Oil Overdose:

Kildea, M. A., Allan, G. L., & Kearney, R. E. (2004). Accumulation and clearance of the anaesthetics clove oil and AQUI-S™ from the edible tissue of silver perch (Bidyanus bidyanus). Aquaculture232(1), 265-277.

Cooke, S. J., Suski, C. D., Ostrand, K. G., Tufts, B. L., & Wahl, D. H. (2004). Behavioral and physiological assessment of low concentrations of clove oil anaesthetic for handling and transporting largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides). Aquaculture239(1), 509-529.

Holloway, A. C., Keene, J. L., Noakes, D. G., & Moccia, R. D. (2004). Effects of clove oil and MS‐222 on blood hormone profiles in rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss, Walbaum. Aquaculture research35(11), 1025-1030.

Davis, D. J., Klug, J., Hankins, M., Doerr, H. M., Monticelli, S. R., Song, A., ... & Bryda, E. C. (2015). Effects of clove oil as a euthanasia agent on blood collection efficiency and serum cortisol levels in Danio rerio. Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science54(5), 564-567.

Guba, R. (2000). Toxicity Myths. International Journal of Aromatherapy10(1/2), 37-49.

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First uploaded: Sept. 21, 2017
Last updated: Sept. 21, 2017