Herbal Recipes For Dental Problems

When we have a health issue we often tend to run straight to the chemist to buy something to treat it, however nature can often provide us with everything we need, so Wonga Dental have decided to share a few natural recipes which will help treat ailments of oral cavity. If you choose to try any of these recipes please consult a registered professional before doing so. PLEASE ALSO SEE DISCLAIMER BELOW. 

CANDIDOSIS treatment (oral thrush, a yeast infection of the mouth)


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Rhizome of cinquefoil  (Rhizome Tormentillae) – 50 g
Walnut leaves (Juglans regia) – 50 g
Flower of marigold (Calendula officinalis) – 20 g
Sage leaves (Salvia officinalis) – 20 g

Mix all herbs together, pour a teaspoon to 1/2 cup of hot water, heat slowly, cover and cook for 5 minutes. Then let it stand for 10 minutes and strain.
Use warm infusion for rinsing the mouth every 1-2 hours, keeping the fluid in the mouth for few minutes. 

STOMATITIS (inflammation of the mouth and lips)

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Herbs act as a disinfectant and have anti-inflammatory properties.
Sage leaves (Salvia officinalis) – 50 g
Camomile flower (Anth. CHamomillae) – 50 g
Thyme (Hb. Thymi) – 50 g
Rhizome of cinquefoil  (Rhizome Tormentillae) – 20 g

Mix all herbs, pour 2 teaspoons to a cup of water, cover, heat slowly until boiling. Let it stand for 15 minutes (do not boil), strain.
Use a warm infusion for rinsing a mouth few times a day.

How to treat ODONTITIS (inflammation of the tooth)


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The treatment includes antibiotics, painkillers, antipyretics, in case of a large abscess a dentist would use an incision. Compresses of herbs are very helpful:
Sage leaves (Salvia officinalis) – 100 g
Camomile flower (Anth. CHamomillae) – 50 g
Thyme (Hb. Serpylli) – 50 g
Flower of marigold (Calendula officinalis) – 20 g
Flower of arnica (Fl. Arnicae) – 20g

Mix all herbs together, pour 1 teaspoon into a glass of water, cover, heat until it boils. Then let it stand for 20 minutes, strain. Use the warm infusion for rinsing your mouth and apply compresses to swollen parts. Compresses should be changed every hour.

And finally, PERIODONTITIS (inflammation of the tissue around the teeth)


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For the treatment of periodontitis as a secondary importance are those herbs, which have antibacterial, astringent, antihaemorrhagic, anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic properties:
Rhizome of Bistorta (Rhiz. Bistortae) – 100 g
Oak bark (Cort. Quercus) – 50 g
Walnut leaves (Fol. Juglandis) – 50 g
Sage leaves (Fol. Salviae) – 50 g
St. John’s wort  (Hb. Hyperici) – 20 g
Thyme (Hb. Serpylli) – 20 g

Mix all the herbs together, pour 2 teaspoons to a glass of warm water, cover and leave for 2 hours until it swells. Then heat slowly until boiling, stand for 10 minutes, strain. Use for rinsing the mouth and throat few times a day (preferably after meals).

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