Toothache can be a very nasty and painful experience if you’ve ever experienced it. When the pain starts everypart of your being hurts too. Here i want to share some home remedies i researched, hoping some one who happen to be far from a dentist can get relieved like i did too. Enjoy !
WHAT IS TOOTH ACHE?
Odontalgia , which is another name for toothache, is a less frequent but severe pain in or around the tooth and jaws. When a person suffers from debilitating pain, all he wants is to get rid of it anyhow. The severity of a toothache can range from mild to throbbing and to excruciating. There are various reasons that cause toothache.
CAUSES: Cavity , Tooth decay, Infected gums, Sensitive teeth, Pulpitis or Swelling in the dental pulp, A damaged filling, Tight dental braces, Breakdown of tooth enamel, Repititive motions, such as grinding teeth or chewing gum.
SYMPTOMS: *Swelling around the tooth
*Throbbing and sharp pain in tooth
*Stinking drainage from the infected tooth
I must stress that you should consult your dentist to get a permanent cure for your toothache. But when that’s not possible it is advisable to take some natural home-made remedial measures to reduce the ache to some extent.
Swirl around inside your mouth the solution of warm water mixed with a full heap of salt, for as long as you can. Repeat as many times as needed. This is the quick and best remedy for wisdom toothache and pain causing due to a broken tooth.
Use hydrogen peroxide as a mouth wash. As it tastes too bitter, dilute it with a bit of water.
APPLE CIDER VINEGAR(ACV):
Soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar and hold it on the paining tooth for relief. If it is not available, regular household vinegar can also be used.
Chew a fresh piece of ginger to fix the tooth pain. Ginger soothes the toothache to a large extent.
Either plain garlic clove or smashed garlic mixed with salt can be set inside the cheek to get some relief from tooth pain.
A juicy wedge of lime can also be applied . Alternatively , bite a slice of lemon to get instant relief.
Freshly cut onion can be placed on the area. Else , extract the juice of onion and apply on troubled tooth with a cotton ball. Onion is also considered as a natural antibiotic for curing tooth infection.
PLANTAIN LEAVES, GUAVA LEAVES, SPINACH LEAVES:
Chew up anyone of these leaves fresh or apply the grounded leaf on the problem area. A mouth wash can also be made by boiling guava leaves in water mixed with salt.
Settle a dry stalk of clove on the tooth. This is a helpful remedy in fixing up the toothache. A drop of clove oil or a thick paste of ground clove with water or olive oil can also be used. Clove oil is an effective natural cure for fixing toothache from a broken tooth.
NOTE: Too much clove oil can be toxic.
The warm used teabag just after preparing a cup of tea can be placed on the sore area as the tannins inside the tea leaves are a natural cure to help numb the pains.
The mixture of baking soda with a little water can also be applied in the paining tooth. A mouth rinse can also be made by mixing a heap of baking soda in a glass of lukewarm water. Let the soda dissolve completely in the water and swish the solution in your mouth.
Mix black pepper with salt. Keep it in your mouth you will feel relief.
NOTE: For all those who might be looking for some of these ingredients which are not found in the market, i advise you check supermarkets owned by lebanese or indians. just a tip for anyone who ‘s having a hard time locating these.
Culled from beauty tips 786