CLOVAINE gel is clove oil -flavoured gel that contains benzocaine. Benzocaine is a non-irritant surface anesthetic. CLOVAINE gel is used for the symptomatic relief of toothache pain: • Pain arising from minor lesions of the buccal mucosa or gum due to denture irritation or abrasions caused by tooth brushing, chewing or other injuries. • Toothache due to hypersensitive dentin, caries or exposed tooth pulp. • Pain arising from post-tooth extraction alveolitis.