Here are some remedies of how you can treat early stage gingivitis at home.Salt
Prepare a solution of salt and water to swish. The salt will kill the bacteria by changing the pH level in your mouth. This will also reduce the swelling.
● ½ tablespoon salt
● 1 glass lukewarm water or mustard oil
Put the salt into a glass with water and stir well. Swish your mouth with this 2-3 times a day.
Make a paste of salt and a few drops of mustard oil. Put the paste on your gum for 3 minutes. Repeat this 3 times a day.
Baking soda is an ingredient we always have at home. It balances the pH levels in the mouth.
● 1-2 tablespoons of coconut oil
● 1-2 cups warm water
Put coconut or sesame oil your mouth, and swish. Continue for 10 minutes and spit out. Rinse out your mouth with warm water.’
Lemon juice is rich with vitamin C and it is anti-inflammatory.
● 1 squeezed lemon
● 1 glass of warm water
Mix the water and the lemon and rinse your mouth on a daily basis.
Clove oil has been used for treating oral infections since the old times.
● 3-5 drops clove oil
● Cotton swab
Pour few drops of clove oil into a cotton swab. Hold it against the affected gum for a few minutes. You can also chew a clove everyday to get rid of teeth and gum disease.
Curcumin is consisted in the turmeric which is known for its anti-inflammatory effect.
● 4 tablespoons Turmeric
● 8 tablespoons of Neem powder
● ¼ tablespoon Alum powder
● ¼ tablespoon salt
In a medium sized bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix thoroughly.
Store it in an air-tight container.
When you are ready to use it, rub a moderate amount on your gum and let it sit for about 15 minutes.
Rinse your mouth with warm water thereafter. Do this 2 times daily for best results