How to get rid of swollen gums by home treatment

get rid of swollen gums
get rid of swollen gums by treating it at home
How to get rid of swollen gums by home treatment:- Swollen gums can occur due to many problems such as the wisdom tooth, no proper dental care, some kind of infection etc. Swollen gums are generally said as gingival gums swelling in medical terms.

You will have to face lots of discomforts and also a pain when you have swollen gums. Even eating your daily meal can be a problem for you. You will also experience head pain help both sides due to gums swelling.


Now you can try to treat dental problems at home and if it does not get treated by home remedies then you can go ahead and show a dentist.


But before going to a dentist try the listed items below which can help you cure swollen gums.



1) Rinse with Warm Saltwater - How to get rid of swollen gums by home treatment


treat gums with salt water
treat gums with salt water
Take a glass of warm water and add 1 tablespoon of salt. You have to do this in the morning and before going to bed.

This will help you kill the bacteria in the gum area and also warm water will relieve pain and will help you to relieve discomfort.


Salt also helps in neutralizing ph of mouth and acts as an anti-inflammatory.



2) Massage with clove oil


clove oil for treating gum problem
clove oil for treating gum problem
Take 2 to 3 drops of clove oil and gently massage all over the gums.

Clove oil acts as an antimicrobial and can help in reducing the gums swelling. If you do not have the clove oil then you can also chew on cloves this can also help you relive the pain.



3) Smashed ginger and salt mixture - How to get rid of swollen gums by home treatment


ginger paste for gums
ginger paste for gums
Crush ginger and add salt to make a paste. First, gargle to clean your mouth and then apply the paste on swollen gums and let it be there for 10 to 15 minutes and then rinse it.

You have to do this 3 times a day morning, afternoon and night.


This will help you in reducing the swelling in your gums as ginger is rich in antioxidants.



4) Baking soda and turmeric mixture


turmeric paste and baking soda for swollen gums
turmeric paste and baking soda for swollen gums
For this, you will need 1 teaspoon of baking soda and one pinch of turmeric. Mix the powder well and simply apply to the swollen part and massage gently for a while.

After massaging rinse your mouth with warm water. 


Baking soda and turmeric help in antibacterial and antiseptic. Baking soda also helps in treating the infection which is causing the swelling.



5) Gargle with lemon juice warm water - How to get rid of swollen gums by home treatment


treat gums with lemon juice
treat gums with lemon juice
Make a lemon juice in warm water and gargle twice every day. This will help you in killing the microbes which are causing the infection and gums swelling.

Lemon contains antimicrobial compounds and also is a ph balancer.



6) Treat gums with essential oil


treat gums with essential oil
treat gums with essential oil
There are many kinds of essential oils but the best suitable for gum problems are chamomile essential oil + tea tree oil + peppermint essential oil.

You have to simply take a glass of warm water and add 2 drops of all these essential oils.


After adding rinse your mouth with essential oil warm water.



7) Henna leaves - How to get rid of swollen gums by home treatment


heena leaves or powder
heena leaves or powder
Buy henna leaves and boil it in water for about 15 minutes.

Remove the leaves from the boiled water and then use the water to gargle your mouth.


Henna leaves will help you to reduce pain as this leaves are antibiotic in nature.



8) Aloe vera gel


aloe vera gel for treating gum pain
aloe vera gel for treating gum pain
Extract the gel from the leaves of aloe vera or directly buy aloe vera gel online.

Apply the gel on your swollen parts and keep it for as long as possible and do it twice a day.


Aloe Vera has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties this helps in reducing swelling and will kill harmful bacteria.



9) Turmeric powder and mustard oil paste


Take 1 teaspoon turmeric powder and add 1/2 teaspoon mustard oil.

Make a proper paste by mixing it well. Apply the paste on the swollen parts and keep it for 10-12 minutes then rinse out the paste with water.


You have to repeat this twice a day. This method will speed up the healing process.


We hope that these home remedies have helped you and if you have any more suggestions please do let us know.
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