There are various common diseases like gingivitis, pyorrhea, periodontitis, etc. associated with gum infection. Early symptoms of gum infection are swollen and red gums, bad breath, receding gums, loss of teeth, hot and cold sensitivity, bleeding in gums, etc.
To maintain a good oral health, you need to take care of gum infection at an early stage so that it doesn’t lead to any serious problem. Fortunately, there are excellent herbs which can fight against gum infection and give you healthy teeth and gums.
Herbs To Treat Gum Infection
Calendula is an excellent anti-inflammatory, antiviral, anti-fungal, immune-stimulating herb, which is very effective on gum infection. Take a few drops of Calendula in the form of tincture and massage your gums and teeth with the help your fingertips; you can easily get it at herbal medical stores.
It will treat your gum infection and work effectively on the base problem of the disease. You can also infuse fresh calendula petals in boiling water and use strained water as a mouth wash to gargle.
Goldenseal roots contain some excellent anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, antiviral contents like berberine and hydrastine, therefore very effective on gum infection. In fact, herbs that contain berberine are very effective for treating gum infection and sore throats.
You can easily get its tincture at herbal medical stores and apply a few drops of it over your swollen, infected gums and massage with a mild pressure for 2-3 minutes for two times a day to get rid of the discomfort and pain caused due to gum infection.
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Turmeric is one of the most common ingredients of Indian kitchen and very effective on various kinds of infections. It has amazing medicinal properties like antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial activity that is the reason it is widely used for dental and oral care treatment.
Mix a teaspoon of turmeric powder with a glass of warm water and use it as a mouthwash to treat your gum problems. You can also use curcumin (turmeric) extract for this purpose and get it from herbal medical stores.
Neem has been used as herbal medicine for treating various diseases since ancient times. It is an excellent anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral herb and very beneficial for gum problems. Recent findings have discovered that neem reduces plaque-induced gingivitis and reserves infection.
You can add neem powder with baking soda or any astringent herb powder to make a tooth powder effective on gum diseases. Massage with this powder two times on your gums and teeth. You will not only get rid of gum infection but also a sparkling effect on your teeth.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is also very effective herbal remedy for gum problems. It is well known anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, and antiseptic solution for treatment of various infections.
You can take a few drops of tea tree oil on a wet toothbrush and massage your teeth with it and apply over gums with the help of a cotton to fight against gum diseases and give you relief from discomfort and pain caused due to gum problems.
Caution: Please use Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.