Dental pain, mouth ulcers, inflamed gums, sores as many who are poisoning us life. Medicinal plants oral to the rescue.

Gingivitis, periodontitis, halitosis, caries, abscesses, pain caused by dentures. All these evils will be minimized by maintaining oral hygiene provided by regular brushing and neat. But if the problems are already installed, herbal medicine can help. Ecological and economic remedies.


A decoction of garlic mouthwash, rinse mouth with 3 cloves of crushed garlic in vinegar or put a clove of garlic, hot (but raw) against the affected tooth will ease the pain as well as a nail clove or a seed of henbane, narcotic and sedative, placed in the cavity of the tooth. Against a toothache, an infusion of leaves of English ivy very salty soothe the pain. But remember, only the leaves, seeds are poisonous.Mouthwash with a decoction of dandelion leaves made with vinegar water soothe toothache. Chew sage leaves will also have a calming effect.


Marshmallow is anti-inflammatory. The bleeding gums treatment relieves congestion and reduces pain. Make a mouthwash with a decoction of 50 g of root for a liter of water. We can add sage leaves. The nettle also known as White Dead Nettle in decoction heal diseased gums. Boil a handful of leaves for 10 minutes in a liter of water. Use as a mouthwash. To tone of tender gums that bleed easily, use the same decoction of thyme as for dental pain.



Caused by the presence of sulfur compounds generated by the proliferation of bacteria, bad breath is often due to poor condition of the mouth or poor hygiene. A careful brushing teeth and tongue will participate in improving this situation. But other problems (digestive, ENT) may be the origin. A visit to the dentist will probably detect it. Meanwhile, these plants will help reduce the discomfort:

# Chewing the root of Florentine iris.
# Rinse mouth with an infusion of cloves or cinnamon sticks.
# Daily use of a mouthwash consisting of a teaspoon of baking soda in a glass of water.


All inflammations of the oral cavity will be enhanced by a mouthwash with a decoction of marshmallow root (50 for a liter of water). Apply lemon on the sore and small ulcers of the gums or lips to disinfect and heal them. Mouthwash of common nettle decoction at 100 g dried nettle for a liter of water will also remove canker sores.

Teething Baby

Do chew orris root, marshmallow or peony which the baby is teething will facilitate the exit, while decongesting swollen gum pain and fell asleep.


Weekly brushing with pure lemon juice will help keep teeth clean and healthy mouth. Brushing teeth 2 or 3 times a week with baking soda, mixed or not toothpaste, whiten teeth while disinfecting the mouth. If you want a smile worthy of a money advertising these natural recipes will be insufficient, however.