Periodontal disease represents all the infections that one can have around teeth and on the adjoining bones. Peridontal disease are accompanied with redness and bleeding in gums, swollen gums etc. In severe cases your teeth can start falling out.
The causes of such infections are bacteria. However, if you have poor oral hygiene food remains can stuck between your teeth and gums and contribute in developing peridontal disease. Therefore brushing your teeth in the morning and before going to bed, flossing and regular visits to your dentist will prevent infections. Important factor is your diet so make sure to eat variety of food. Raw apples and carrots as well as other healthy types of food will surely bring you good.
Several herbs can help treating peridonatl disease.
Neem has long tradition of medicinal use in India. It can help your gums to become stronger and less prone to bacterial infections. You can use neem paste or neem twigs to clean your teeth. This will prevent developing receding gums, mouth ulcers and similar problems with oral cavity.
Myrrh has anti-septic properties and can be used to prevent gingivitis. You need to mix approximately two milligrams of myrrh tincture with a little bit of water and rinse your mouth.
Silverweed is also helpful to treat toothaches and sore gums. You can put its leaves and roots in boiling water. After about 15 minutes you need to strain the potion and gargle several times per day.
You can gargle many different herbal teas to relieve periodontal diseases. Good options are mint, sage or chamomile tea.
Especially powerful mixture that can be used as a mouthwash is a combination of sage, chamomile, tormentil and berry (its leaves). Mix them all together, take one tablespoon of such mixture and boil in water. Gargle a few times daily.
Tincture of sage can be put in water and used as a mouthwash.
Horsetail is another important plant which is used to cure periodontal disease. You can drink horsetail juice and prepare horsetail gargle which you will use three times every day.
Dried or fresh rosehips will supply your body with vitamin C and help treating sore gums. Chew rosehips every day.
Vitamin C will help your body fight infection in your mouth so make sure to add vitamin C supplements to your meal.
There are many herbal gels that you can massage into your gums.
You can buy herbs in herbal pharmacy or in local natural food store. You can raise mint, chamomile or sage in your garden too.