Mother's Day- 5 Natural Ways To Treat Toothache During Pregnancy
By: Kratika Sat, 07 May 2022 2:53 PM
Home remedies to get relief from toothache during pregnancy are clove, pomegranate, aloe vera, tea tree oil, garlic, baking soda, neem leaves, turmeric, oil pulling, milk, rinse your mouth with warm salt water , peppermint tea bags, guava leaves, maintain oral hygiene and apply a cold pack to the side of your face.
Toothache may sound like a small inconvenience but it can bother a lot when it alleviates in proportion and tampers with our daily functioning. Pregnancy is a time in a woman’s life when her body goes through numerous physical changes. Common symptoms of pregnancy are morning sickness, tiredness, nausea, metal taste in mouth, sudden cravings and swollen feet.
Clove or clove oil is commonly used to treat tooth and gum problems. It is naturally rich in antiseptic properties and can destroy bacterial infections. To treat your toothache, chew on a clove or rub clove oil to the affected area in your gum. You can also soak a cotton ball deeply in clove oil and hold it over infected tooth.
Pomegranate is rich in natural antibiotic and anti-inflammatory properties. Use fresh pomegranate juice to wash your mouth every day to keep your teeth healthy and happy. It can also treat gum swelling with daily application.
# Aloe Vera
Aloe vera is a famous medicinal plant for its rich antibacterial, antifungal and antimicrobial properties. The cool aloe vera gel reduces inflammation and swelling and bleeding of the gums. Aloe vera is available in multiple forms like juice, mouthwash, gel and even toothpaste you can choose your preferred aloe vera product to treat your toothache.
# Tea Tree Oil
Apart from being used to treat acne and pimples and hair fall, the rich nutrient content of tea tree oil is a good agent to reduce inflammation and tooth pain during pregnancy. It is best to use branded tea tree oil. Due to its anti-microbial properties, four drops of tea tree oil should be mixed with enough water to rinse your mouth three times to treat and prevent further tooth infections.
Garlic contains acillin, nature’s antibiotic and painkiller. During pregnancy you are strongly advised to stay away from painkillers hence peeled garlic is a good alternative. Chew garlic peel and apply its juice to the affected area.