- The best natural remedy for toothache
Not every toothache is a reason to visit the dentist and waste your money. There are natural and easily accessible ways to help yourself, completely natural.
The latest research shows that clove oil can effectively cure a toothache! The Journal of Dentistry published a study which suggests that clove oil works just as benzocaine in relieving pain and chronic toothache.
Clove oil is one of the most effective home remedy’s for tooth pain of any kind. Knowing this trick can save you from experiencing a lot of pain and discomfort. The active ingredient in clove oil is eugenol and this treatment is ideal for someone about to undergo a root canal or suffering from dry socket.
Place a whole clove into your mouth, or near the tooth that hurts. Than bite down and grind to release the oils, and wait. When you sense a bitter taste and a tingling sensation on your tongue and gums, leave it for a while, and rinse your mouth with water.
The analgesic effect should last a couple of hours and the bitter taste should subside in under ten minutes.
Besides clove oil, garlic is the second best thing you can use against toothache. Topical application of garlic will cause stiffness in the painful area and thus to alleviate the pain. Garlic is rich in manganese, which is important for metabolism and bone strength.
Also, garlic contains a chemical component, eugenol, stimulating blood circulation, which is very useful in the cardiovascular system. In addition, garlic is a powerful antioxidant that cleanses the body of free radicals and strengthens the immune system.