When your gums are hurting it’s a sign of a dental problem. Inflammation, which is the result of bacterial growth, and plaque build-up is usually the cause of gingivitis.
Here are some remedies you can try to solve the problem naturally:
Gargle with hot water and salt
In a glass with hot water, dissolve 1 teaspoon of salt. Use this mixture to rinse your mouth. Repeat this a few times a day. Gargling with hot water and salt kills the bacteria in the mouth, helping gums to heal quickly.
It’s no secret that hydrogen peroxide is good to disinfect minor wounds. Did you know that it is very effective in treating inflamed gums? Mix 1 teaspoon of hydrogen peroxide in a glass with water, and use it as a mouthwash. Make sure you don’t swallow it.
Salt and lemon juice
Mix 1 tablespoon of salt with a few drops of lemon juice. The goal is to get a paste with which you should rub gently your gums.
You can also rely on baking soda to get rid of gingivitis. You need 1 tablespoon of baking soda with a few drops of water to form a paste. Massage your gums gently with this paste then rinse your mouth. Also you can add 1 teaspoon of baking soda in a glass of warm water and gargle several times a day.
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