A toothache is something that we have all experienced at least once in our lives. According to a survey, more than 90% of adults have had some type of tooth decay.

And that’s why we have brought you some home remedies that will cost you nothing compared to the dentist’s fees. However, we highly recommend that if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have any medical conditions that could be affected by herbal ingredients, that you consult your dentist before using these remedies.

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Salt Water Rinse

6 Home Remedies to Kill a Toothache

Saltwater is a natural disinfectant and an easy and effective remedy to cure toothaches. All you need to do is mix 1/2 teaspoon of salt in a cup of warm water and use it as a mouthwash.

It also prevents swelling and clears the area around the toothache.

Hydrogen Peroxide

6 Home Remedies to Kill a Toothache
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Hydrogen peroxide is a pain reliever and will help you control discomfort. Not only can it reduce plaque, but it can also heal bleeding gums.

You can use it as a mouthwash, just like saltwater. To use, mix 3% hydrogen peroxide with equal parts of water. Do not swallow it.

Clove Or Clove Oil

6 Home Remedies to Kill a Toothache

Clove has treated toothaches for years as it contains eugenol, which is a natural antiseptic. If necessary, use a small amount of clove powder on the tooth or chew the teeth a little to release the oil.

Also, you can use a small amount of clove oil (about 2 drops) and place it on the affected area until the pain subsides.

Cold Compress

6 Home Remedies to Kill a Toothache

A cold compress is effective for any type of pain. Use an ice pack or put ice in a plastic bag and wrap it with a thin cloth, put it on the sore tooth for 15 minutes to numb the nerves. It also reduces inflammation and swelling.


6 Home Remedies to Kill a Toothache
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Garlic is known and used for its medicinal properties. It kills harmful bacteria and acts as a pain reliever. The best method to use it is to make a paste with it and place it on the affected area or chew it slowly.

You can repeat this natural treatment for a few days until the pain disappears.

Guava Leaves

6 Home Remedies to Kill a Toothache
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Guava leaves are anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial. They not only relieve toothaches but also canker sores and inflammation of the gums.

Either simply chew a leaf or two until the juice starts working on the affected tooth. Or place a few guava leaves in boiling water, allow the liquid to cool to a warm temperature, and add a pinch of sea salt. Use this solution as a mouthwash.

Even if your teeth look strong and clean, there is a chance that you will experience this type of disease. So, remember these remedies and share your opinions with us here.