Clove is a spice common in Eastern dishes with potent medicinal properties. It is harvested and dried flower buds of the clove tree, with longtime use as a remedy for tooth abscess, root canals, and periodontal disorders due to its eugenol content, the chemical it contains that is unique to treating oral bacteria.. It is an anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and antibacterial. Clove is an excellent antioxidant that protects from free radical damage and increases blood flow. Its flavonoid content is also good for stress, blood pressure, sinus and congestion resolution, diabetes, genetic mutations, and cancer.