Despite the initiation of the latest tools for oral hygiene such as toothpaste and mouthwashes and the advancement in dental science, several people experience tooth and gum related diseases these days than ever before.
We can’t ignore that tooth decay is the most prevailing disease of modern civilization. Modern diet and refined foods, cereals, processed or synthetic foods lead to a condition of spongy and receding gums. A range of gum diseases such as pyorrhea and gingivitis are also an increased outcome of our modern living habits.
Mouthwashes and chemical-based toothpaste many times worsen the problem that they claim to correct, these are the processed and synthetic formulations such as. Dreadfully the consequences can be even more severe. Alcohol in mouthwashes is associated with both oral and throat cancer. Fluoride in toothpaste has already been linked to cancer.
The question arises that why use this toothpaste and mouthwashes when nature has bestowed a wealth of herbs and fruit that have an exceptional consequence on oral health with absolutely no side effects. These “miracles” of nature are so powerful that our forefathers have used them for thousands of years. As an example, just try pressing a clove between your teeth in cases of toothaches and feel the pain vanish!!
Nature’s solution for Oral Health and Hygiene
To establish a good number of efficient methods for reducing plaque formation and the level of bacteria on teeth surface it was found that micro-organisms found in inflamed gums are resistant to antibiotics but not to antibacterial plant extracts like Neem. And unlike antibiotics, antibacterial plant extracts produced no allergy in the gingival that could inhibit their effectiveness.
Neem extracts have been very useful in destroying cavity-causing bacteria, enhancing mouth immunity and preventing tartar and plaque buildup. They have helped millions of people avoid cavities.
Neem can be a painless way to avoid severe dental problems. In a German study, 70 patients with pyorrhea in varying stages showed significant improvement after just 5 to 10 treatments with neem-based products. Bleeding gums had healed and the secretion from pockets around the teeth had stopped. The bluish-colored gums returned to a healthy pale pink color.
The Ayurvedic and medicinal properties of the Babul tree (Acacia Arabica) are also well known. This natural ingredient strengthens the root of the teeth, cleans and maintains the whiteness of the teeth.
Neem Twigs have been used by thousands of people for hundreds of years as an extremely effective method of total oral hygiene.
Clove and its oil is a complete wonder therapy for toothaches and gum disorders. It is an excellent pain reliever and often dentists use it to numb the gums before administering a shot. Besides this clove oil is also useful in relieving sore throats and is a powerful breath freshener.
Besides, neem, babul, and clove, there are several vital herbs and natural oils that work wonders on tooth and gum health. A mixture of Eucalyptus, clove, and Spearmint is extremely potent in eliminating harmful bacterial build-up in the mouth and a very good cleansing agent.
Majuphal is a fruit that has an outstanding astringent property and it reduces over secretion of mucus. Its hemostatic property ensures its beneficial effect on bleeding gums and gingivitis.
The Catechu (Khadir) bark is tremendously beneficial in cases of toothache and spongy gums. Ginger oil is an astringent for teeth.
Ginger is an exceptional astringent wash for the teeth while lemon is a good whitener.
Herbodent (Orohyi) Herbal Toothpaste is a powerful formulation that uses the power