Tooth Ache is very painful and can occur at any point of time. The remedies mentioned below are for immediate relief and has no side effects.
In case of Severe Tooth Pain
You can apply a pinch of Asafoetida powder directly on the affected tooth.
Alternatively, Mix a pinch of Asafoetida powder in a teaspoon of water. Lightly soak this mixture using a cotton ball. Use this cotton ball to rub around the affected area. Some people prefer to leave the cotton ball inside the mouth for some time.
You can buy Asafoetida powder on Amazon or Ebay. Its also available in The Spice House Stores.
Remove the skin of Garlic Clove and place it on your affected tooth. Close your mouth for around ten minutes . After that remove it and use mouthwash.
Make sure that you don’t leave the garlic clove in open once its skin is removed. Because it starts to loose its antibacterial properties in the open air.
Apply Ice Cube on Hoku Point
Both Asafoetida powder and Garlic work wonderfully. But if you want to try a really cool solution -then Hoku point is for you. It’s a smart and proven Chinese method.
Use the hand that is on the same side of tooth ache. For example if the tooth ache is in the left side of your mouth , use your left hand. Join your thumb and forefinger .The hoku point lies on the circle made by joining your thumb and forefinger. Rotate an ice cube in circle till the area is numb. It generally takes six to eight minutes. Once the area is numb, Your tooth pain will subside. Repeat,if needed.
In case of Light Tooth Pain
Drop two to three drops of clove oil on cotton piece. After that, rub the sore tooth with cotton. Make sure that the oil is evenly applied on the affected area.
Directly place the raw clove on the affected tooth and close the mouth. Make sure that you moisten the clove with your saliva before placing it near your sore tooth.
Place a small block of camphor on teeth. Make sure to spit out the saliva from time to time.
Soak the cotton swab with Vanilla extract and apply it around the affected area. It is a very effective method.
Either Mix ten grams of dried peppermint leaves or a teaspoonful of rock salt in two cups of lukewarm water. Use this mixture for gargling. Gargle three to four times a day .
Do’s to avoid tooth pain
- Eat Two-three garlic cloves every morning to avoid any tooth ache or cavity in the future.
- Include fresh cut onions in your daily salad.
Don’ts during tooth pain
- Avoid eating sweet foods . Sweet substances provide the ideal growth environment for germs and bacteria inside your mouth.
- Avoid smoking.
- Keeping the mouth closed. Cold air from outside will increase the pain.