How to get rid of a toothache at home?
Folk remedies for toothache
Toothache: sharp, aching, pulling, shooting requires a visit to the dentist. However, it is not always possible to get to the doctor quickly, how to get rid of a toothache in this case? In this case, folk remedies for toothache can come to the rescue. For a while, relieve it, reduce inflammation and wait for the moment when a visit to the doctor becomes possible, effective folk recipes will allow.
Agave leaf has been used in folk medicine for a long time as a pain reliever. This plant has anti-inflammatory and healing effects.
To reduce toothache with agave, you can use the following recipe:
- One leaf of the plant must be carefully cut and rinsed thoroughly under running cool water.
- Using a knife, a longitudinal cut is made on the sheet.
- The sheet, from the side of the incision, is applied to the gum, which is located next to the diseased tooth.
- You need to withstand such a homemade compress for 5 minutes.
If it was not possible to remove the painful sensations, then you can squeeze the juice from the already cut leaf, pour 0.75 liters of warm water and rinse your mouth with the resulting solution.
Chamomile decoction for toothache
One of the most famous folk recipes for reducing toothache is rinsing the mouth with warm solutions of medicinal herbs. This method is often recommended by dentists, as it is safe and really relieves a person's condition. To enhance the effect, as well as relieve existing inflammation, you can use a decoction of chamomile. It is known that plant flowers, when properly prepared, have not only analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects, but are also capable of destroying a wide range of pathogenic flora (disinfecting effect), act as an antispasmodic and hemostatic agent.
Chamomile decoction recipe to eliminate toothache:
- You need to take 5 tablespoons of dry raw materials and add a glass of boiling water to it.
- Place the resulting composition in a water bath and stand for half an hour.
- After the specified time, the broth is removed from the heat and cooled to 40 ° C. It is important that the decoction is not too hot or too cold during use. This will allow you not to irritate the sensitive nerve of the diseased tooth once again.
- The broth is filtered and with its help rinse the oral cavity, paying special attention to the place where the diseased tooth is. (read also: Useful properties of tea, decoction and infusion of chamomile pharmacy, recipes for use)
Garlic for a toothache on the wrist
A well-known folk method of getting rid of toothache is to apply garlic to the wrist. The hand that is on the opposite side of the diseased tooth should be chosen.
The clove must first be chopped to make a garlic gruel. It is applied to a bandage and applied to the wrist. It is believed that an effect similar to acupuncture is reproduced, that is, by stimulating certain points on the arm, garlic juice helps to reduce toothache.
If the skin under the bandage begins to burn too much, then the bandage should be removed, and the hand should be rinsed under running warm water. You should not endure a pronounced burning sensation, as you can get a tissue burn.
Gargling with a solution of baking soda and salt for toothache
To prepare a solution based on salt and soda, which will help relieve toothache, you need to take 0.15 liters of warm water and add one teaspoon of each product to it. Then the water is thoroughly shaken to obtain a homogeneous composition and with the help of the resulting solution rinse the mouth.
You can get an analgesic effect if you perform the procedure often - every quarter of an hour. Additionally, a light disinfecting effect will be provided.
Sage for toothache
Sage for toothache is used in the form of a decoction for rinsing. Due to the content of tannins and flavonoid compounds in the plant, it is possible to achieve an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effect, and the galenic forms that are part of the plant have an antispasmodic effect.
To prepare an anesthetic for a mouthwash, pour one tablespoon of dry sage with a glass of boiling water and let it brew for half an hour. After that, the infusion should be filtered and brought to its original volume by adding the required amount of water. You need to rinse your mouth every two hours, it is advisable to use a freshly prepared infusion for this purpose.
Plantain for toothache
Plantain is used in several ways for toothache. The analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect is achieved due to the fact that it contains tannins and bitterness.
- Infusion from a dry plant. To do this, you need to take a tablespoon of herbs, pour boiling water and insist for half an hour. The resulting composition is filtered and brought to the original volume. You can rinse your mouth with this infusion every 10 minutes.
- You can squeeze the juice from the fresh leaves of the plant, after grinding them, then rub the gums with this juice from the side of the diseased tooth. (read also: Useful properties and uses of juice, syrup and plantain seeds)
Toothache pain relievers are various medications that are most commonly used in tablet form. However, some people do not take pills by mouth, but apply them to a sore tooth, or combine the two methods of treatment in an attempt to increase the anesthetic effect.
As a rule, pills act effectively and quickly, however, they are not a panacea and cannot eliminate the root cause of pain. It is equally important to observe the dosage when taking medications and consult a doctor as soon as the opportunity arises.
Toothache Drops are a medicine based on peppermint oil, valerian root and camphor. It is due to these components that the analgesic effect is achieved. In addition, a local disinfectant, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and sedative effect is simultaneously provided.
To relieve acute pain, you need to apply 1 drop of the product to a piece of sterile cotton wool and apply it to the aching tooth.
Of the side effects, an allergic reaction to the components of the dental drops is possible. The remedy should not be used for epilepsy and with a tendency to seizures.
Analgin for toothache
Analgin is a popular toothache remedy. The drug is taken orally 1 tablet once a day. The maximum daily dose should not exceed 1 g. To enhance the effect, some people apply a whole tablet of analgin over a sore tooth.
Analgin has a number of side effects, such as the occurrence of allergic reactions, with prolonged use it can cause leukopenia and agranulocytosis.
The drug should be used with caution during pregnancy and childhood; it should not be used for disorders in the functioning of the kidneys and liver.
Ketanov tablets for toothache
Ketanov tablets belong to NSAIDs and have a pronounced analgesic effect, are able to relieve inflammation and lower body temperature. For the relief of acute toothache, adults can take 1 tablet every 4-6 hours. Do not use the drug for more than 1 day.
Do not use Ketans for pregnant and lactating women. The drug has many side effects: it can cause disorders of the cardiovascular system, provoke abdominal pain, stool disorders, diarrhea, stomatitis and other disorders of the digestive tract. Less commonly, there are problems in the functioning of the urinary, respiratory, hematopoietic system. Allergic reactions are possible.
Paracetamol for toothache
Paracetamol has an analgesic effect, belongs to the group of analgesics, antipyretics. To eliminate toothache, you can take 500 g of the drug no more than 4 times a day. You should not use Paracetamol as an analgesic for more than 5 days.
Disorders from the digestive system (dyspeptic disorders, hepatotoxic effect), from the hematopoietic system (leukopenia, neutropenia, etc.), allergic reactions are possible. Paracetamol is used with caution during childbearing, in case of disorders in the functioning of the liver and kidneys, in the elderly.
No-shpa for toothache
No-shpa is a strong antispasmodic and doctors are never prescribed to relieve toothache. However, many people use this particular drug to relieve this type of pain.
It makes no sense to take No-shpa inside, the drug can anesthetize the tooth only if it is applied to the surface of a deep carious cavity. When it already communicates with the nerves of the tooth, only then the tablet, dissolving, will act directly on the nerve bundle, relieving pain.
You can not take No-shpa while carrying a child, when feeding his breast, in children under 6 years old, with pronounced disorders in the functioning of the kidneys and heart.
In addition, the drug has a number of side effects, such as: disturbances from the digestive system (nausea and constipation), headaches, allergic reactions, decreased blood pressure, sleep disturbance.
Ketorol for toothache
Ketorol helps to quickly and effectively get rid of toothache, but recently it was banned for free over-the-counter sale. Therefore, you can buy Ketorol only with a doctor's prescription.
Ketrol is a non-narcotic analgesic that can relieve even very severe toothache. The maximum effect will be felt after about half an hour. Do not take more than 4 tablets per day. And without medical supervision, you cannot use Ketorol for more than 5 days.
The following side effects are possible: headaches, digestive disorders, swelling of the legs, face and hands, excessive sweating, allergic reactions. You can not take Ketorol while carrying a child, with lactation, under the age of 16 years, with impaired functioning of the kidneys, liver, heart, with stomach ulcers and duodenal ulcers. Contraindication is hemophilia, performed by coronary artery bypass grafting.
Nise for toothache
Nise effectively helps to get rid of acute toothache for up to 4 hours. You can take 1 tablet no more than twice a day. The maximum daily dose is 4 tablets. The product cannot be used longer than 10 days.
The longer you take Nise, the higher the risk of developing side effects such as: nausea, heartburn, diarrhea, hepatitis, anemia, skin rash, dizziness, headaches, etc.
You can not use Nise with intolerance to Aspirin, with bronchial asthma, with polyps in the nose, with impaired hematopoiesis, with hepatitis, dermatoses, in the presence of blood in the urine. The drug is prohibited for use in pregnant women and children under the age of 1 years.
The author of the article: Muravitsky Boris Viktorovich, dentist, especially for the website ayzdorov.ru