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6 Effective home remedies to get rid of toothache

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Home remedies for toothache: Tooth and gum pain is a common health issue that can be caused due to several reasons. It can either be simply by brushing too hard or due to tooth decay. No matter what the reason is, a toothache can be quite annoying and can even make it difficult to eat, talk or concentrate on any other work.

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Sometimes when people face too much pain in their tooth, they are more likely to pop pain killers and other pills to get rid of that pain immediately but you can also consume some of the natural home remedies and foods that can be really helpful to reduce tooth pain.

# Amla

During the time of toothache, amla is your healing buddy because amla not only reduces toothache but also strengthens your loose teeth. You just need to cut one amla into pieces and then add those pieces in one or two glasses of water and boil it for a few minutes. Then wait until the water is lukewarm, and then use this water to rinse your mouth at least two to three times a day. This will strengthen the loose gums and reduce toothache.

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# Guava leaves

Guava is an excellent source of anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and analgesic properties and therefore, this fruit works as healing food for your toothache. You need to add 8 to 10 guava leaves and then crush those leaves and add to a glass of water. You need to add 1 tablespoon of salt, 4 to 5 cloves and then boil this water for a few minutes. Once the water is lukewarm, you can use this water to rinse your mouth at least two times a day.

# Clove

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Clove is also used as a toothache remedy because of its medicinal properties. Cloves are also effective in killing germs. You need to get 1 or 2 cloves and keep them on the affected area for a few minutes.

# Saltwater

This is a popular remedy, and most of you must be aware of this remedy. You just need to add some salt in lukewarm water and rinse your mouth with this water to kill germs and reduce toothache.

# Turmeric water

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Turmeric is an excellent source of antibacterial properties and therefore turmeric works as a painkiller for your toothache. You just need to get some turmeric to add some water to prepare a thick paste and then apply this paste to the affected area.

# Garlic

You can also use garlic for your tooth pain because the antioxidants and antibiotic properties in garlic help to relieve your toothache. You just need to get one or two garlic cloves and chew on the area of the tooth pain.

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