Apply the below remedies directly to both the problem tooth and surrounding gums unless otherwise directed. For the ingredients that you are directed to chew, or for liquids that are to be swished around or inside the mouth, try to apply as much of the liquid on and around the sore tooth as much as possible to ease tooth pain
Please do not swallow these remedies, You have to take utmost care with these home remedies.Take precaution to only rinse and spit them out after usage
Oil Of OreganoMix a few drops of Oil Of Oreganowith a bit of olive oil, then saturate a cotton ball with mixture. lukewarm water can replace the olive oil if preferred.
Oil of oregano is a popular alternative health remedy for many ailments. Learn more about this essential oil and how it can benefit your health.
Apple Cider Vinegar Soak a cotton ball with apple cider vinegar and hold it in place. Can also try regular household vinegar.
**Top Tip ~ Whenever you are using a cotton pad (or Q-tip) for cleansers, toners or eye make-up remover: First dampen cotton pads with water and press out excess gently by placing in-between the palms of the hands. It is less abrasive on the skin and will not pull the skin. You will use less product this way too!
Ginger RootTake a fresh piece of ginger and chew it a bit. Salt Water: Mix a heaping tablespoon full of salt in a small glass of warm water; swirl around inside your mouth for as long as you can, spit out. Repeat as needed.It is a very effective natural remedy for natural toothache pain relief..
Tea Tree OilJust add a few drops of tea tree oil to a small glass of lukewarm to warm water and rinse your mouth with it.
Hydrogen PeroxideDilute hydrogen peroxide with a bit of water and rinse your mouth with it.
is another popular home remedy for treating toothache as it helps numb the pain. Plus, the vanilla has a calming effect. Saturate a cotton ball with vanilla extract and hold in place on the affected area. Can also use a cotton swab dipped in extract.
Do this a few times a day until you get relief.
Other extracts that have the same effect are: Almond Extract, Peppermint Extract & Lemon Extract
Cayenne PepperMake a paste with cayenne pepper and water.
Black PepperYou can use this full strength or make a mix of pepper and salt. Mix equal amounts of pepper and common salt with a few drops of water to form a paste. Apply the paste directly on the affected tooth and allow it to sit for a few minutes. Do this daily for several days.
GarlicThis is a Must Try as most of our readers have testify to the efficacy of garlic for tooth infection in general and toothache in particular.. Take a clove of garlic, smash it and apply (settle it inside cheek). You can also mash some garlic with salt. I have also tried the garlic cloves and garlic powder mixed with olive oil and it works well.
Peppermint Leaves According to research, peppermint leaf or oil resembles some of the qualities of clove oil in relieving tooth pain. Chew on fresh peppermint leaves. You can also use dried leaves, just hold them in place.
Rosemary OilRosemary Oil is one of the best! Not only will it help help with the pain, but it also has antiseptic properties as well. In my opinion, it is by far one of the most effective herb for toothache. It is the best home remedy for toothache for kids..
The use of thyme oil in treating dental pain is also recommended. According to studies, this culinary herb contains antiseptic, anti fungal and medicinal properties which make it effective in warding off gum disease and tooth decay.
PotatoCut a fresh piece of potato (raw, skin off) and hold in place. Can also pound a piece of raw potato, mix in a bit of salt and use the mash.
LimeCut a slice or wedge of lime and apply, bite into it if you can to release some of the juice. With it’s natural antibiotic properties, “Lime ” Rich in the antioxidant vitamins C and A, have pain relieving properties that is very effective when introduced into the diet and used on a daily basis. it is very effective as a fat-burner ingredient
OnionsSlice a piece of fresh onion and hold it inside your mouth. The onion needs to be freshly cut (so it provides a bit of onion juice). At the first sign of a toothache, chew raw onion for a few minutes to relieve the pain. If you are not able to chew it, place a piece of raw onion directly on the bad tooth or gum.
PlantainChew up a fresh plantain leaf. If you’re too sore to chew, use the other side of your mouth. Once the leaf is macerated a bit apply it to the problem area and hold in place.
Baking SodaTake a cotton swab and moisten it with a bit of water, dip it in baking soda (coat the swab really well with baking soda) then apply. You can also make a mouth rinse by mixing a heaping spoonful of baking soda in a small glass of lukewarm to warm water, dissolve the soda then swish the mixture in your mouth.
Baking Soda is definitely my miracle worker and so inexpensive at the same time.
Tea Bag For Toothache ReliefYou can also place a tea bag next to the tooth for fast relief. It worked by being an astringent. Drawing out the infection, which causes the pain. It also aids in the destruction of bacteria in the oral cavity which works to prevent periodontal disease. Eliminate sugar from your diet, including pasta and excess wheat. This lowers the sugar in your blood, which feeds the infection.Read More