Gum disease is frequently known as ‘’Periodontal Disease’’. Gum disease is caused by factors such as bacterial growth in the mouth, bad oral hygiene, hormonal changes, diabetes, smoking, tobacco consumption and so on.
Gum disease may result in swollen gums, loose teeth, bad breath, gum bleeding and so on. The problem of gum disease can be cured with the use of different herbal remedies.
Natural Herbs For Gum Disease
Goldenseal is an effective herbal remedy for gum disease. You can create a mouthwash by mixing goldenseal powder (1 teaspoon) and salt (1/4th teaspoon) in warm water (1 cup) and rinse your mouth with this mouthwash several times in a day to treat gum disease.
A mixture of the juice extracted from goldenseal and salt can also be rubbed/applied on the gums on a frequent basis to obtain the desired results. It is advisable to rinse your mouth with cold water after 5 minutes of the application.
Pomegranate is another herbal remedy to cure gum disease. You can prepare a solution by mixing pomegranate juice with water and rinse mouth with this solution 3 to 4 times in a day to treat gum bleeding and plaque resulting from gum disease.
Pomegranate peel oil can be directly applied on the gums with the help of a cotton ball on a frequent basis to obtain effective results. A mixture of dried pomegranate flower powder and lemon juice can also be used as a toothpaste to treat gum disease.
The problem of gum disease can be cured with the use of Indian pennywort.
You can rub a mixture created with the use of dried Indian pennywort powder and water on the affected area to obtain relief from gum disease.
Myrrh is one of the most effective herbal remedies for gum disease. A mouthwash created by mixing myrrh in water can be used for rinsing mouth 2 to 3 times in a day to cure various symptoms associated with gum disease.
You can also prepare a paste by mixing dried myrrh powder, kava root powder with white oak bark extract and use this paste for brushing to obtain the desired results. You can also apply the myrrh extract on the gums. This herb should not be used by pregnant women.
Margosa is an effective herbal remedy to deal with the problem of gum disease. You can rub margosa oil on the affected area with the help of a cotton swab multiple times in a day to treat gum disease.
To obtain effective results, margosa twigs or leaves can be chewed on a daily basis. Rinsing mouth with a solution created by boiling fresh margosa leaves in water 3 to 4 times in a day can also provide relief from gum disease.v
Clove is another herb for gum disease. You can rub a paste prepared by crushing cloves on the affected area to treat gum disease. Clove oil can also be directly applied on the gums to cure various symptoms associated with gum disease. Rinsing mouth with a solution of clove oil and warm water can also provide the desired results.