Monday, 17 September 2012

***keep_mailing*** Home remedies for gums

If you are suffering from painful, swollen, red, bleeding gums, then try out some of these simple home remedies to get instant relief.

  1. Prepare a saline solution by mixing salt in a glass of lukewarm water. Rinse your mouth with this solution in the morning and evening.
  2. Flossing after every meal also helps.
  3. Use a soft brush; and brush after every meal.
  4. Take vitamin C supplements or consume citrus fruits. Deficiency of vitamin C can cause bleeding gums.
  5. Use mouthwash containing sage oil, peppermint oil, menthol or chamomile. Muslims to avoid mouthwash containing alcoholic components. Read ingredients before you buy. Rub some clove oil on your gums.
  6. Consume food items containing low saturated fats.
  7. Avoid sugar, fruit juices, white flour and soft drinks.
  8. Rub a solution of baking soda and water on your gums and then brush your teeth. Baking soda neutralizes the activity of bacteria in your mouth.
  9. You can also use aloe on your teeth and gums. It has excellent healing properties.
  10. Gargle 3% solution of hydrogen peroxide with water for three times a week.
  11. Take extra dose of calcium either as supplements or naturally as food.
  12. Add a drop of Tea Tree Oil to your toothpaste to prevent gum disease.
  13. Smoking and alcoholism can also cause gingivitis

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