Let’s face it; Essential oils are all the rage these days. Essential oils known for their unique healing and therapeutic benefits were used for centuries in the 2000s BC. In recent years, the growth of essential oils for use in aromatherapy, intake and personal care has taken health care into a whole new perspective. The following oils are healthy, beautiful, essential essential oils for gums and teeth!
Clove is essential for oral health. Clinical research suggests that clove oil can relieve toothache and bad breath, as well as help reduce gum disease! Clove oil has a natural ability to stop the growth of bacteria and helps fight mouth and throat infections.
Thyme belongs to the mint family and is therefore often used in mouthwash and honey to give flavor and freshness to oral health treatments. It contains natural chemicals that protect against tooth decay, gingivitis and common oral infections.
Celery is a powerful antioxidant that has anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce bacterial and fungal infections. Oregano oil helps boost immunity and can be used in combination with coconut oil for oil pulling remedies!
Tea for tree bed contains a natural remedy and plaque reducing ingredients. This oil is an ideal ingredient for DIY toothpaste or mouthwash because it reduces the ability to kill bacteria, tooth decay and bleeding gums! * Please note that the tea tree should not be used for internal use other than mouthwash or toothpaste – it should be rinsed off with water after use.
Peppermint is known for its cooling and numbing elements, which effectively soothe toothache and muscle aches. Research has shown that peppermint oil is exceptionally powerful in fighting oral pathogens and killing common bacteria that cause cavities and gum disease.