Is every morning stressful for you because of bleeding gums? Don’t worry…In 80% of cases the cause is as easy as a vitamin deficiency and easily curable… so forget those morning blues and find some simple natural remedies for bleeding gums.
Say good bye to stress
It is proven fact that people with stress have low immune levels leading to increased risk of bacterial infections and cause of oral disease.
Deficiency of vitamin C causes gum disease
Vitamin C also helps in tissue regeneration at site of injury. Fruits like lemon, oranges, grapes, kiwi, mango, broccoli and cabbage and milk are rich natural sources of vitamin C.
It is of the most effective treatment to gum related diseases specially when associated with decayed teeth. Rub the gums with clove oil or just chew a piece of clove.
Gargling with Salt
Salt is almost always there in any kitchen. Just take some lukewarm water and add a little bit of salt and gargle three times a day.
Gargle with Triphala
Make a combination of triphala (amla, hidda and behra-easily available at the grocer) and water and gargle twice or thrice daily.
Using Baking Soda
Baking soda is another home remedy for bleeding gums. Make a paste and rub on the teeth or gargle with soda water.
Make a mouthwash out of table salt and water and use daily. It is very effective in curing swollen gums.
Green leafy Vegetables
Include fresh chopped vegetables in your daily platter. Very effective in gum disorders where the disturbed digestion is the causative factor.
It is best to have home made fresh juice or just munch on a bunch of raw ones.
Sage Oil and Peppermint Oil
Gargle with Sage Oil and Peppermint Oil daily or use toothpastes fortified with these.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is anti-bacterial which kills the harmful bacteria in mouth. Add 1 to 2 drops of tea tree oil into lukewarm water and swish around after brushing your teeth.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Extra Virgin Olive Oil is rich in anti-inflammatory properties and anti-oxidants. Use as a gargle daily for reducing swelling of gums.
Black Seed Oil
Black Seed Oil also can be used as a good anti bacterial rinse.
Honey and garlic
Honey is sweet, yet it is beneficial for gums because of its anti-bacterial properties. It is also rich in minerals and vitamins and provides the necessary nutrients for maintaining healthy gums. A blend of honey and garlic juice also works wonders.
Dissolve some alum in warm water and gargle with the solution to reduce gum inflammation. Repeat three times a day. Some people also add alum to drinking water for its purifying and anti inflammatory properties.
Use Aloe Vera
It is very useful against any kind of inflammation. It destroys bacteria responsible for gingivitis and gives a cooling and soothing effect to the gums. Massage the aloe Vera gel into the gums.