Herbal treatment for tooth decay
Phytotherapy: Herbal remedies for caries
There is no phytotherapeutic solution once the process of dental destruction has begun. We will find the definitive solution visiting our dentist.
However, it is possible to resort to herbal medicine to relieve the pain of this disease without having to take chemical painkillers.
Which are the best medicinal plants for toothdecay?
Among the main herbal remedies to decrease pain tooth in dental caries, we can consider the following:
Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) (mouthwashes with the infusion of the flowers.)
Photography of thyme flowers
Tarragon: (Artemisia dracunculus) Formerly, when suffering from toothache, a bit of root was put on the affected part to reduce pain
– Stevia (Stevia rebaudiana) Chewing the leaves of stevia as a sweetener does not produce toothdecay
Photo of the stevia leaves
Henbane(Hyoscyamus niger) – poisonous! – (mouthwashes with the infusion of the dry leaves. Traditionally used remedy, but not suitable for being dangerous).
Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) Nutmeg essential oil has been used to reduce teeth pain from a decayed tooth. (Apply a drop on the area affected by pain)
Photography of nutmeg seed, which is ground and used as a spice
Mouthwashes for toothdecay
To prevent the onset of caries we can make mouthwashes with plants showing antibacterial properties, such as:
Rosemary: (Rosmarinus officinalis) (mouthwashes with the resulting liquid of the infusion of a teaspoon of dry flowers per water cup)
Photography of rosemary flowers
Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) (mouthwashes with the resulting liquid of the infusion of a teaspoon of dry flowers by water cup)
Sage (Salvia officinalis) (mouthwashes with the resulting liquid of the infusion of a teaspoon of dry flowers by water cup)
Mulberry (Morus nigra, Morus alba) (mouthwashes with the juice of the fruits)
– Related subject: Tooth pain in children
More information on toothache.
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21 March, 2019