Clove oil and acetone

Jim Hendee Jim.Hendee at
Thu Apr 25 09:35:35 EDT 2002

That was kind of funny, but for those of you not familiar with acetone,
don't try that!  It will kill you!


Melissa Keyes wrote:

> Hello everyone,
>   Clove oil, topically applied, will dull the pain of a toothache in
> humans.  Strong stuff.
>   Acetone is the same as nail polish remover.  Try this: put your head
> in a bag with a dish of evaporating acetone, breathe the fumes for a
> few minutes, and see how you feel, then tell me it must be harmless.
>   Cheers,
>   Melissa Keyes
>   St. Croix, USVI
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