Thursday, July 3, 2014

Home Remedies for a Toothache

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.