Excruciating and unbearable – wisdom tooth pain can actually rattle your nerves. It takes time to subside and until then shows its full might. Painkillers can reduce the pain but its effect last for just a few hours.
Home remedies for wisdom tooth pain provide immediate relief, especially when the pain is unbearable and starts to hamper your normal day to day activities. Check out your various options that will offer you relief from pain.
Home Relief Options For Wisdom Tooth Pain
Apply Clove Oil
Clove oil is known since ages for its effectiveness in treating tooth aches and other dental problems. Pour a few drops of clove oil on a cotton ball and apply it in the area.
Use Tea Tree Oil
You will need a drop of this oil. In a cotton swab add some drops of tea tree oil and gently dab it over the painful area. Alternatively, you can add a few drops of this oil in warm water and then rinse gently. You will get relief in a short time.
Apply Hot And Wet Tea Bag
Take a hot and completely wet tea bag and hold it in the affected place. The searing pain will subside.
Use Mashed Or Raw Potato
You will need a slice of fresh potato -raw with its skin peeled off. Hold this in the area of pain. If this sounds difficult, mash raw potato, add a pinch of salt and apply it in the area. You will get relief.
Apply Apple Cider Vinegar
A wonderful home medicine – use a cotton ball and soak it well in apple cider vinegar. Hold it in the area of pain for at least 2-3 minutes at a time. In case you are not able to get apple cider vinegar, you can use the regular vinegar.
Apply A Slice Of Cucumber
Get a cucumber slice and hold it over the area. Remember that if you are using a refrigerated cucumber, let it reach the room temperature before you apply it, or else your pain is going to increase further. You can also use a mashed cucumber, put it in a piece of cloth and apply it on the sore tooth.
Apply Peanut Butter
You can apply peanut butter directly to the tooth. Keep applying it again and again for faster relief as the saliva from your mouth is going to remove it time and again.
Apply Oil Of Oregano
You need a few drops of olive oil and a few drops of oregano oil and mix them well. Saturate a cotton ball using this mixture and apply in on the painful wisdom tooth. It will bring relief.
Chew The Following For Relief
Ginger Slice: Look for a fresh ginger slice and chew it slightly.
Peppermint leaves: Pick fresh or dried peppermint leaves and chew them.
Garlic: Smash a glove of garlic and apply it in the area of pain.
Guava Leaves: Boil guava leaves to make them soft and then chew them for 4-5 minutes.
Plantain Leaf: Chewing fresh plaintain leaf can also relieve you from the pain.
Try out any of the above remedies when you have pain due to wisdom tooth. If one remedy does not work, the other is surely going to give you relief.
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