How to get rid of a toothache
Just one word is enough to describe a toothache
The throbbing pain in your teeth or jaws may also radiate to even cheeks and ears. Tooth decay, exposed tooth root, wisdom teeth, damaged filling and gum disease is some of the factors that trigger a toothache.
Effective home remedies for a toothache
- Take two drops of clove oil on a ball of cotton and place it on the tooth until the pain recedes.
- Take powder of two whole cloves and mix with little olive oil and apply on and around the affected tooth.
- Repeat this procedure daily for soothing the pain.
- Dissolve a teaspoon of salt in a cup of boiling water. Let it cool to lukewarm.
- Rinse for about 30 seconds.
- It not only cleanses the area around the tooth but also draws out some of the fluid that causes swelling.
- Repeat this procedure as needed.
- This also helps to relieve a sore throat as well.
- Boil 1 teaspoon of dried peppermint leaves in 1 cup of water and steep for 20 minutes.
- After steeping let the tea to cool down,
- rinse it by swishing it in your mouth especially around the ache and then spit it out.
- Another remedy is to place a warm, wet tea bag against the affected tooth for temporary relief.