Natural Remedies: 5 ways to treat tooth ache

Around the home, some natural remedies can alleviate toothache almost immediately.

Toothaches are very uncomfortable

Toothaches can be incredibly discomforting and painful. If you wake up in the middle of the night to a toothache, how do you deal with the pain?

To reduce the effect of whatever pain you might be feeling, you should try the following natural home remedies.

Rinsing your mouth with salt water is an effective treatment for almost every pain you feel in your teeth.

This is because saltwater is a disinfectant. It helps to treat inflammation and wounds in your mouth and remove substances that might be stuck in your teeth.

A cold compress can be used to make most pain and inflammation better. So if you notice pain around any area in your mouth, apply a cold damp towel to it.

It will cause the blood vessel to constrict and reduce whatever pain you may be feeling.

Garlic is an anti-bacterial substance that helps to fight the bacteria that causes dental plaque.

Garlic also helps to relieve pain. Chew raw garlic or apply the garlic to the area affect. Add some salt to it too.

Guava leaves are also good for protecting your teeth and relieving you from the pains of toothache. Guava leaves help to heal wounds when chewed or used as a mouth wash.

Onion has anti-inflammatory and microbial qualities that ease pain and reduces swelling in the mouth. Take a slice of onions, place it between the teeth and chew.


Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:


Recommended articles

Nollywood veteran Chinwetalu Agu spotted wearing a Biafran flag outfit

Cape Verde Vs Nigeria: Time and where to watch Super Eagles' World Cup qualifier

Police catch 25-year-old man having midnight sex with a goat in Jigawa

'Buhari is not an angel or demon,' Fani-Kayode explains new APC love affair

Gbajabiamila says IPOB and Yoruba Nation agitators are no different from Boko Haram

The harsh truth about hair relaxers

Tonto Dikeh says ex Prince Kpokpogri is planning to expose her nudes

BBNaija 2021: Cross reveals he has dyslexia following fall-out with Nini

BBNaija 2021: Twitter reacts to video of Angel flashing private to housemates