5 Home Remedies to Get Quick Relief from Gum Pain

5 Home Remedies to Get Quick Relief from Gum Pain

Swollen gums can be a symptom of a severe oral condition. Healthy & robust gums are like pillars for bright & strong teeth & such a glowing smile can immediately win hearts. The health of your teeth is directly proportional to the wellness of your gums. Toothache and gum pain is actually a very common health problem that can be generated due to various reasons. It can either be merely by brushing too tough or due to tooth decay. No matter what the cause is, a toothache can be rather irritating and can even make it challenging to eat, talk or focus on any other work. If you’re one of those people who are scared of dentists, you might be delighted to hear you can treat aching gums at home.


Ayushakti Brings You 5 Home Remedies to Get Quick Relief from Gum Pain

  1. Garlic

Garlic is a superfood with a combination of healing properties. Normally used in the treatment of common cold and flu. Garlic comprises allicin, which has antibacterial effects and is quite useful in treating tooth problems and gum pain. It destroys bacteria liable for dental plaque and also performs as a painkiller.


How to use it: Smash a garlic clove and gently apply the paste to your tooth or gum for a minute or two. You can also munch a clove of fresh garlic for comfort.


  1. Essential Oils

Many studies suggest applying essential oils due to the different health benefits that they provide. Clove oil is considered to be one of the most beneficial home remedies for gums issues. Take a pea-size of clove oil and massage gently on your gums or munch 2 cloves. You may feel a slight smoldering feeling, but it will reduce inflammation, reduce pain, and enhance circulation to a remarkable extent.


  1. Herbal Powder

Make your own herbal tooth powder

  • Triphala powder       50 grams
  • Neem powder                 50 grams
  • Turmeric                   20 grams
  • Catechu Bark Powder   30 grams
  • Rock Salt                   20 grams


Mix all the above ingredients together. Massage it or gently apply it over the teeth and gums. Leave it for 2 to 3 minutes. Brush your teeth and rinse your mouth thoroughly. An individual can use this powder as often as required to help soothe the pain.

  1. Turmeric Paste

The antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric have wound healing and recovery effects as well which is vital in curing inflated & bleeding gums. Gently massage turmeric directly to the sore area of the gums. Turmeric benefits in soothing the swelling, discomfort, and inflammation of your gums.


  1. Try vitamin C For Healthy Gums

Amla which is also known as gooseberry and lemons are a rich source of Vitamin C and help to ease inflammation. Squeeze the liquid of half a lemon or make liquid of amla and add some rock salt to it. Massage this mixture on your teeth directly and gums adequately and gently. Let it do its magic for a few minutes, then rinse off your mouth thoroughly with lukewarm water. Also, drink amla & lemons juice to decrease the deficiency of vitamin C.



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Author of the Blog: Dr.Ronak Naik


Expert Review By: Dr Smita Pankaj Naram


Co-Founder, Ayushakti Ayurved Pvt Ltd