Toothache, canker sores, inflamed gums, many ailments that plague us life. Medicinal plants dental to the rescue.

Gingivitis, periodontitis, halitosis, tooth decay, abscesses, pain caused by dentures. All these evils will be minimized by maintaining oral hygiene provided by regular brushing and neat. But if the problems are already installed, herbal medicine can help. Ecological and economic remedies.


A decoction of garlic mouthwash, rinse your mouth with 3 cloves of crushed garlic in vinegar or put a clove of garlic hot (but raw) against the diseased tooth alleviate the pain as well as a nail Clove seeds or henbane, narcotic and sedative, placed in the cavity of the tooth. Against a toothache, infusion of leaves of ivy very salty soothe the pain. But beware, only the leaves, seeds are toxic.Mouthwash with a decoction of dandelion made with vinegar water subside toothache. Chew sage leaves will also be a soothing effect. Antiseptic and calming, a decoction of the flowering tops of thyme (30 g per liter of water) is also effective.



Marshmallow is anti-inflammatory. It unblocks the gums and reduces pain. Make a mouthwash with a decoction of 50 g of root per liter of water. We can add the sage leaves. The nettle also called White Dead Nettle decoction heal the diseased gums. Boil a handful of leaves for 10 minutes in a liter of water. Use mouthwash. To invigorate fragile gums that bleed easily, use the same decoction of thyme for dental pain.


Caused by the presence of sulfur compounds generated by the proliferation of bacteria, bad breath is often due to poor condition of the mouth or poor hygiene. Brushing treated teeth and tongue contribute to improve this condition. But other problems (indigestion, ENT) may be the cause. A visit to the dentist will probably detect it. In the meantime, these plants will help minimize inconvenience:

* Chewing the root of Florentine iris.
* Rinse mouth with an infusion of cloves or cinnamon sticks.
* Daily use mouthwash consisting of a teaspoon of baking soda in a glass of water.


All inflammations of the oral cavity will be enhanced by a mouthwash with a decoction of marshmallow root (50 for a liter of water). Periodontal disease, stomatitis and mouth ulcers are cured by mouthwash with a decoction of the flowers and leaves of sage, a handful in proportion to one liter of water. The combination of two (marshmallow + sage) increase the benefits. Apply lemon ulcers and small ulcerations of the gums or lips disinfect and heal them. Mouthwash common nettle decoction at 100 g dried nettle to one liter of water will also remove canker sores. The same decoction of thyme as above will be effective against all infections of the mouth.

Teething Baby

To chew iris root, marshmallow or peony baby is teething will facilitate the exit, while the decongestant swollen gums and pain asleep.


A weekly brushing with pure lemon juice will help keep teeth clean and healthy mouth. Brushing your teeth 2 or 3 times a week with baking soda, mixed or not toothpaste whiten teeth while disinfecting the mouth. If you want a smile worthy of a money advertising these natural recipes are, however, insufficient.