Home Remedies for a Toothache

A toothache is any pain in or about a tooth. There are many toothache relief in the market but if you wanted to try the indigenous way, you can apply the methods below using herbal treatments, a natural help for a toothache.

Water Treatments

  1. Brush teeth every after meals. Massage gums with clean fingers after brushing.
  2. Apply ice pack or ice compress for swollen gums and cheeks for 30 minutes, 3 times a day.
  3. These treatments are for temporary relief only. See the dentist for proper treatment of cavities.

Remedies for Toothache | Herbal Medications

  1. Abukado seed ( English: Avocado )
    • Slice a small piece that will fit into the tooth cavity. Place as filling inside the cavity. Renew fillings 2 times a day.
  2. Bawang fillings( English: Garlic)
    • Slice a small piece, enough to fit the tooth cavity. Place inside the cavity as filling. Renew the fillings, 2 times a day.
  3. Kataka-takaleaves(Scientific name: Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.; English: Life plant)
    • Crush young kataka-taka leaves. Apply directly on swollen face.
  4. Herba Buena leaves (Scientific name: Mentha cordifolia Opiz; English: Marsh mint)
    • Pound fresh leaves and extract the juice. Moisten a small piece of clean cotton with the juice. Place moist cotton inside the cavity as filling.
    • Note: These medications are only temporary relief of toothache due to cavities. See the dentist for proper treatment.

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