Toothache is caused mainly due to tooth decay caused by bacterial infection in the teeth or gums. A toothache always strikes without an initial warning signal. All you need are a few ingredients which can help prevent or relieve a toothache. As toothaches can occur suddenly it is very useful to know some of the very effective home remedies for toothache.
The best natural ingredients are clove essential oil and peppermint essential oil.
Clove Oil – Clove oil is a super strong antioxidant. Historically people have used this oil to cope with their toothache. It has certain antibacterial properties which can stop the growth of bacteria in the mouth. Plus, it is an effective natural disinfectant. Clove oil also produced a numbing effect that can ease discomfort and tooth pain.
Peppermint Oil – Peppermint oil is another effective essential oil which is used by many people in order to treat a toothache. This oil is also an effective home remedy for toothache from dental carries. It reduces the soreness of the teeth and the inflammation as well.
Directions for Use : You can use a cotton swab or fingertip to dab some of the clove oil or peppermint oil directly onto the affected area, covering tooth and gum.
If you want to dilute the clove oil or peppermint oil first, you can mix a drop into a small dab of coconut oil and then apply to affected area. Be sure to use only pure, therapeutic grade essential oils.