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7 Secret Herbs For Tooth Pain Relief

By: Debdatta Mazumder

You can say that these are secret herbs for tooth pain relief, but in reality they are secret just because many of you are not aware of their effective impacts on toothache.

Some of the herbs for tooth pain relief are so common that they are available in your kitchen. Take example of cloves or cinnamon. But, before applying any herbal remedies, you should know the causes of tooth pain.

There are several reasons for tooth pain. Cavities, broken tooth, gum infection, sinus, etc, are some of those reasons.

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Not maintaining a proper tooth health is the primary reason of tooth pain. You eat so many things throughout the day. It is very necessary to brush your teeth twice and floss at regular intervals to maintain your tooth health.

You should also go in for a checkup to your dentist once in a month. Children eat sugary products a lot, which stores at the end of their teeth and cause infection and swelling.

If anything serious happens, you should consult a dentist without fail. But, here are some secret herbs for tooth pain relief. These can be used by children as well as adults.

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So, from now on, take care of your teeth's health and smile gloriously. Read on to know more about the herbs for tooth pain relief.


1. Peppermint Leaf:

Medical studies have shown that peppermint leaves are effective enough in reducing tooth pain. Peppermint oil is another good option. So, while having tooth pain, chew on 2-4 peppermint leaves. When those get wet, cover the ached area with it. Wash your mouth after 10 minutes with warm salt water.


2. Cloves:

This is used as the best medicine for toothache since a very long time. It contains Eugenol that works wonderfully in reducing your toothache. Chew on a few cloves or you can ground it into powder and place it on the affected area. The antibacterial properties also prevent any tooth infection.


3. Cabbage:

Did you know that this is one of the secret herbs for tooth pain relief? Actually, cabbage detoxifies your tooth ends and gum, and heals toothache effectively. Soften a cabbage leaf with a rolling pin. Take out the veins and place it carefully on the gum and the affected tooth.


4. Ginger:

Do you have ginger in your vegetable box? Then stop looking for herbs for tooth pain relief. Peel off the skin and chop ginger finely. Now, chew on those pieces and cover the affected area with wet ginger pieces. You'll definitely feel relieved.


5. Thyme:

If you're suffering from a gum infection or tooth decay, then this is the herbal remedy you need to use. With its antibacterial, antifungal, antiseptic and medicinal properties, thyme is one of the best herbal remedies to cure tooth pain. You can use it with peppermint oil to get a faster result.


6. Yarrow:

Are you suffering from tooth pain and spending sleepless nights? Chew on some leaves of freshly cleaned yarrow and cover the affected area with it. It numbs the senses around the area and gives a temporary yet quick relief. Obviously, it is one of the secret herbs for tooth pain relief.


7. Spilanthes:

May be it is not popular that much, but this herb is marked as a ‘toothache plant', as it gives you relief from the excruciating gum/tooth pain. The flowers of this plant can numb the area and heal your toothache in no time.

Read more about: disorder and cure, teeth, pain, herbs
Story first published: Friday, March 25, 2016, 17:00 [IST]
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