Troubled with toothache? Try these effective home remedies

Updated On Sep 08, 2021 02:58 PM IST
  • Toothaches can be mind-numbing and leave us restless and extremely uncomfortable. The pain could be due to tooth decay, infection, injury or sinus trouble. Whatever the cause, you must get a dentist's appointment as soon as possible. In the meantime, you could try a couple of simple home remedies that could bring immediate relief.
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Toothaches can be quite a trouble whether they are dull or sharp in nature. Here are simple home remedies to try if you are not able to reach your dentist immediately.(Unsplash, Instagram) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 08, 2021 02:58 PM IST

Toothaches can be quite a trouble whether they are dull or sharp in nature. Here are simple home remedies to try if you are not able to reach your dentist immediately.(Unsplash, Instagram)

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Clove oil: Clove is said to be quite effective in dealing with toothache as it numbs the pain. It has an active ingredient called eugenol, which is a natural anesthetic. You can apply it directly on the affected area or through a cotton ball.(Instagram) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 08, 2021 02:58 PM IST

Clove oil: Clove is said to be quite effective in dealing with toothache as it numbs the pain. It has an active ingredient called eugenol, which is a natural anesthetic. You can apply it directly on the affected area or through a cotton ball.(Instagram)

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Garlic: Garlic has a compound called allicin having antibacterial and antimicrobial properties which helps destroy the bacteria causing the toothache. You can either chew it directly or apply it as a paste by mixing rock salt in it.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 08, 2021 02:58 PM IST

Garlic: Garlic has a compound called allicin having antibacterial and antimicrobial properties which helps destroy the bacteria causing the toothache. You can either chew it directly or apply it as a paste by mixing rock salt in it.(Unsplash)

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Vanilla extract: The alcohol content in Vanilla extract can numb the pain for a while. It also has antioxidants which could help heal the inflammation. You may apply it directly or through cotton ball on the affected area.(Instagram) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Vanilla extract: The alcohol content in Vanilla extract can numb the pain for a while. It also has antioxidants which could help heal the inflammation. You may apply it directly or through cotton ball on the affected area.(Instagram)

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Amla: Amla has many anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, and is effective in rebuilding and developing connective tissues. Consuming a teaspoon of Amla powder everyday could be effective in keeping your teeth healthy and disease-free.(Instagram) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 08, 2021 02:58 PM IST

Amla: Amla has many anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, and is effective in rebuilding and developing connective tissues. Consuming a teaspoon of Amla powder everyday could be effective in keeping your teeth healthy and disease-free.(Instagram)

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Tumeric Powder: The haldi in your kitchen has anti-bacterial properties and it prevents inflammation. Mix turmeric powder with mustard oil to make a paste. Apply it every night before going to bed.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 08, 2021 02:58 PM IST

Tumeric Powder: The haldi in your kitchen has anti-bacterial properties and it prevents inflammation. Mix turmeric powder with mustard oil to make a paste. Apply it every night before going to bed.(Unsplash)

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