Having a toothache can be very painful and excruciating, and because of that most of you will try almost anything to soothe it. Aside the chemical combinations you can try some of the natural solutions which are very efficient and safe for use.
Relive your bad toothache very quickly by using some of the remedies here below:
- OIL PULLING
This method is very efficient for keeping your teeth healthy as well. You need to take two spoons of coconut oil and start swishing it in your mouth for about 20 minutes. The oil reduces the amount of bacteria, therefore it can prevent from getting an infection to the teeth. Plus, it is a great natural solution for foul breath and yellow teeth.
- SALT AND WATER
Create a mouthwash liquid consisted of warm water and 1 tablespoon of salt. Use this liquid to alleviate the pain and minimize the inflammation.
- SALT AND PEPPER PASTE
In order to obtain this paste you need to mix equal parts of salt and pepper and then add water. Then apply it on your afflicted tooth by rubbing on it and then leave it to stay for several minutes.
Mix mustard oil with just a little bit of turmeric powder and the paste you will get, should be applied on the cavity, and kept for around 15 minutes, after which it should be spitted. Do this on regular basis.
All you have to do is to take fresh root from ginger and then soak it. Then, gargle it with water for a while.
Combine garlic or garlic powder with salt. After that, rub the mixture for several days on the tooth which is contaminated, and the pain will go away.
- PEPPERMINT LEAVES
Just chew some fresh peppermint leaves. If you do not have any fresh ones available you can use dried ones as well.
- GUAVA LEAVES
Chewingguava leaves are also very helpful. You need to boil some water and then include the leaves with salt. Allow this mixture to cool off and then wash your mouth with it.
- TEA BAGS
Black tea has in its content astringent tannin, which very helpful against toothache. It reduces the swellings and soothes the pain.
You need to prepare a mixture consisted of olive oil and 2 cloves. Use this mixture on the afflicted area.
- ICE PACKS
Take gauze and crush some ice into it, and then apply it next to the jaw or cheek. You can also crush an ice cube and place it in your mouth till it melts itself.