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17 Home Remedies For A Toothache : Natural toothache relief That Works

Rosemary Oil
Rosemary Oil is one of the best! Not only will it help with the pain, but it also has antiseptic properties as well. In my opinion, it is by far one of the most effective herbs for a toothache. It is the best home remedy for a toothache for kids.


The use of Thyme oil in treating dental pain is also recommended. According to studies, this culinary herb contains antiseptic, antifungal and medicinal properties which make it effective in warding off gum disease and tooth decay.


Cut a fresh piece of potato (raw, skin off) and hold in place. Can also pound a piece of raw potato, mix in a bit of salt and use the mash.

Cut a slice or wedge of lime and apply, bite into it if you can to release some of the juice. With its natural antibiotic properties, “Lime ” Rich in the antioxidant vitamins C and A, have pain relieving properties that are very effective when introduced into the diet and used on a daily basis. it is very effective as a fat burner ingredient

Slice a piece of fresh onion and hold it inside your mouth. The onion needs to be freshly cut (so it provides a bit of onion juice).
At the first sign of a toothache, chew raw onion for a few minutes to relieve the pain. If you are not able to chew it, place a piece of raw onion directly on the bad tooth or gum.

Chew up a fresh plantain leaf. If you’re too sore to chew, use the other side of your mouth. Once the leaf is macerated a bit apply it to the problem area and hold in place.

Baking Soda
Take a cotton swab and moisten it with a bit of water, dip it in baking soda (coat the swab really well with baking soda) then apply.  You can also make a mouth rinse by mixing a heaping spoonful of baking soda in a small glass of lukewarm to warm water, dissolve the soda then swish the mixture in your mouth.

Baking Soda is definitely my miracle worker and so inexpensive at the same time.

Tea Bag For Toothache Relief
You can also place a tea bag next to the tooth for fast relief. It worked by being astringent. Drawing out the infection, which causes the pain. It also aids in the destruction of bacteria in the oral cavity which works to prevent periodontal disease. Eliminate sugar from your diet, including pasta and excess wheat. This lowers the sugar in your blood, which feeds the infection.

Homemade Toothpaste with Coconut Oil

This toothpaste recipe beside baking soda also contains coconut oil. It is my secret antidote against tooth infections and is also effective against a toothache.
For the coconut oil toothpaste you will need:

  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil – it should be warm
  • 6 tablespoons baking soda
  • 10 drops mint oil
  • ½ teaspoons fine sea salt
  • Mix all the above ingredient in a bowl, until you obtain a creamy paste. Then place it in an appropriate recipient.

Enjoy your new homemade toothpaste!

Quick Tips

Cloves have anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antioxidant and anesthetic properties that help alleviate tooth pain and fight infection. Clove Oil Toothache Compress is one of the most effective ways to help alleviate toothache pain…

You will need…
–Clove essential oil
–Cotton balls
–1/2 teaspoon of olive oil
–Cotton swabs (optional)


Rinse your mouth with warm salt water to get it nicely flushed out. By doing this beforehand, you’re allowing the oil to do its job the very best it can since there’s nothing to block it or make it hard to sink down into the sore spot.

Mix a few drops of clove essential oil with ½ teaspoon of olive oil. Thoroughly soak a cotton ball in this mixture and then hold it gently but firmly against the sore tooth or gum for a few minutes.

This is just a solution to get quick relief from the pain, not something that will cure your toothache permanently. Brushing and flossing regularly and eating less processed sugary/salty foods will help prevent toothaches.

A toothache is one of the worst pains you can get so it’s important to be able to get some temporary relief quickly. But when the pain subsides, we should not forget about it – a visit to the dentist is a must.

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