Medicinal plant remedies for toothache

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.

remedies for caries

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:

St John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum) (mouthwashes with the infusion of the flowers.)

Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) (mouthwashes with the infusion of the flowers.)

Photography of thyme 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

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)

nutmeg seed

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:

Linden: (Tilia sp) (mouthwashes with the resulting liquid of the infusion of a teaspoon of dry flowers per water cup)

Rosemary: (Rosmarinus officinalis) (mouthwashes with the resulting liquid of the infusion of a teaspoon of dry flowers per water cup)

rosemary flowers

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

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

21 March, 2019

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