The antiseptic and antibacterial properties of salt can take care of the bacteria that causes periodontitis. Plus, it can reduce inflammation and pain.
Add 2 teaspoons of salt to a glass of lukewarm water. Swish a mouthful of this solution around in your mouth for 1 minute. Spit and do it again. Follow this treatment 2 or 3 times a day.
Another option is to mix a pinch of salt and a little mustard oil to make a paste. After brushing your teeth, rub this mixture on the gums and leave it on for 5 minutes. Then, rinse thoroughly with warm water. Follow this remedy daily in the morning.
Use these remedies daily until your symptoms subside.
According to Ayurveda, oil pulling and gum massage can help prevent periodontitis and plaque buildup by reducing the amount of bacteria present in the mouth.
Oil pulling for Periodontitis (Pyorrhea)
Do Oil Pulling to Get Rid of Periodontitis
Oil pulling can even strengthen gums and promote good oral health. This has been proven by a study done in 2014 at Manipal College of Dental Sciences in India.
Swish a mouthful of organic, unrefined coconut oil or sesame oil around in your mouth for 15 to 20 minutes.
Spit it out and rinse your mouth with warm water.
Do this daily in the morning before brushing your teeth.
Turmeric can easily kill the bacteria present in the gums as well as relieve pain and inflammation. It also promotes oral health.
Use turmeric powder to brush your teeth and gums using a soft-bristle toothbrush. Do this 2 times a day for a few weeks.
Alternatively, prepare a gum pack with turmeric to treat periodontitis. Mix a pinch of turmeric powder with a little water or vitamin E oil to make a paste. Apply it on your gums before going to bed. The next morning, rinse your mouth with warm water. Do this once daily for several weeks.
Being rich in vitamin C, guava is also considered an excellent remedy for periodontitis. It works as an anti-plaque agent and helps remove plaque accumulated on the teeth and gums. Plus, its anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties help reduce swelling and pain on the gums.
Wash some tender guava leaves. Chew the leaves thoroughly, then spit them out. Do this on a regular basis to stop bleeding and reduce the risk of pus forming in the gums.
Another option is to cut an unripe guava into four pieces. Sprinkle salt on the guava pieces and chew them slowly. It will help reduce plaque and make your gums and teeth strong.