Effective Oral Infection Treatment in Nigeria
No one likes it when there is odour surfacing from the mouth or when the gum / teeth become painful, disfigured or decaying. Remember, your mouth cannot go on holiday; you always need to eat, drink or do other things via your mouth.
The mouth just like other parts of the body needs proper and adequate hygiene. In the absence of no proper oral care, the mouth will be exposed to series of infections from the tongue, teeth & gum.
On this post Natural Remedy Lab look at the best Oral Infection Treatment in Nigeria.
Types of oral infections
- Tooth decay (the most common non contagious infection)
- Gum infection
- Oral herpes
Symptoms of Oral Infection
- Sensitivity to hot or cold food / drinks
- Bad odour emanating from the mouth
- Swollen lymph nodes especially under the jaw
- Pain while chewing
- Swelling on the cheek
Risk Factors of Oral Infection
- Poor hygiene
- Chewing of hard substance
- Consumption of sugary diet
Oral Infection Treatment in Nigeria
Here is Natural Remedy Lab’s combination of Oral Infection Treatment you can try on your own at home:
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Chewing Stick Therapy as Oral Infection Treatment
The twig of neem especially when fresh has been used for decades for oral care. It helps brighten the teeth and prevents dental disease like plague. The bark can as well be dried and ground to make a powder which can also be used to brush the teeth.
Salt Water Therapy as Oral Infection Treatment
Salt + Water
You should add salt to a warm glass of water and gaggle in your mouth. You don’t have to swallow at all, just gaggle and spit out afterwards. You may add little turmeric if available.
Spice Paste Therapy as Oral Infection Treatment
Cloves + Garlic
Blend both cloves and garlic together and add little water to form a paste. Apply this paste on the affected part and rinse afterwards.
Spice Powder Therapy as Oral Infection Treatment in Nigeria
Turmeric powder + Ginger powder
Make a paste by blending turmeric and ginger powder together with just little water. Apply this paste to the affected area with a cotton wool. Allow to stay for a while and rinse the mouth off with warm salt water.
Lemon Therapy as Oral Infection Treatment in Nigeria
Chew lemon slice or apply the juice to the decaying teeth. Please be careful when using lemon because excessive usage may also have adverse effects on the enamel and gum.
Soda Therapy as Oral Infection Treatment in Nigeria
Baking soda + Lemon juice
Mix little baking soda with lemon juice to form a paste and use to brush the teeth or applied directly on the affected part. You need to be extra careful when using this homemade remedy for oral infections.
If applied wrongly, it may cause an irreversible damage to your enamel. It should however be applied just once in a while.
Aloe Therapy as Oral Infection Treatment in Nigeria
Aloe vera gel / juice
Squeeze out the gel from aloe vera leaves. Put a good quantity in your mouth and gaggle for a while. Rinse mouth with warm water afterwards.
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Oil Therapy as Oral Infection Treatment
All you need to do is apply coconut oil to affected part with a cotton wool. You can as well put some oil in your mouth and slowly rotate it in your mouth for a while, then you spit out. Rinse mouth with warm water afterwards.
- Avoid chewing hard substance; it is advisable to break food into smaller bits before eating.
- Always brush your teeth at least twice daily
- Stay off sugary foods
- Avoid drinking too cold water or beverages
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