10 Herbal Remedies For Toothache

No one can ignore toothache because it is very painful and disturb our everyday routine. You can not be in good mood with any type of tooth ache. If you neglect it, the pain will spread slowly to ear and head.


So you should take proper care of tooth ache as early as possible. Causes of toothache can be many – lack of hygiene, infection, decaying tooth, etc. There are some good herbal remedies that cure toothache very effectively. This article will give you tips in this matter.

Tips To Cure Toothache

Clove And Clove Oil

Perhaps clove is the best natural medicine for toothache. Take 2-3 cloves and grind them into powder. Pour that powder on the place where it is aching. Clove is very good for the health of the tooth. Apply clove powder 2-3 times daily especially after taking meal. Clove is very hot in taste. So this clove powder do a temporary anesthesia on the toothache. Clove oil also does the same work.

You will get pure clove oil in herbal medical shop. Soak a bud into clove oil and apply that on the teeth which one is aching. Apply it twice daily. You will get the wonderful result. Pour 2-3 drops of clove oil in a cup of warm water and wash your mouth with it. It helps to cure toothache. Take little amount of paste and mix 1or 2 drops clove oil with it. Brush your teeth with this clove oil mixed paste. You will get relief from toothache.

Clove Oil


Mint is an effective natural medicine for toothache. Crush few fresh mint leaves and apply the mint paste in the teeth whole. You can also extract the juice and can apply only the mint juice. Mint has a cooling effect. Mint juice application gives you the relief in continuous toothache. Moreover, mint juice has antifungal property and it kills the toothache creating bacteria.


Raw Onion

Raw onion is effective in toothache. It has antibacterial property and effectively kills those bacteria which create toothache. Make slices of onion and chew them continuously. You will get relief from toothache. You can also make onion juice and rinse your mouth with it. Keep the onion juice inside your mouth for a minute and then remove it. Again do the dame process. Repeat this process for 4-5 times and get relief from tooth ache.



Burn lemon skin and make ash. Turn the ash into fine powder. Then with the help of your finger rub the ash on your teeth especially on that tooth which is aching. Regular use of this lemon powder gives relief in toothache.



Garlic has antibacterial effect and kills bacteria very effectively. There is an antibiotic compound named ‘allicin’ found in garlic.  For this reason take a clove of garlic, crush it and apply the crushed garlic on your infected tooth. You will get relief soon. Boil water and add garlic paste in it. Wash your mouth 2-3 times daily with this water to get the relief from the toothache.


Salty Water

Take a cup of warm water. Add 1 teaspoon salt in it. Rinse your mouth again and again with this water. Water will help to remove the food articles those are stuck to your teeth and creating pain and the salt will kill the pain creating bacteria. Thus salty water gives you relief in toothache. This thing is easily available and you can practice it anytime you like.

Salt Water

Black Pepper

Grind 2-3 seeds of black pepper. Add little amount of salt to it. Mix well and apply it to the tooth which is aching. You will get relief within few minutes.

Black Pepper

Lime Juice And Asafetida

Mix lime juice and asafetida into 1:1 ratio. Apply this mixture on the affected tooth. It heals toothache effectively and very quickly.

Lime Juice

Guava Leaves

Guava leaf is a wonderful natural product to cure toothache. Take a fresh and clean guava leaf and chew it. Guava leaf is rough by nature and hence cleans your teeth. In the juice of guava leaf there is antibacterial element.

So when you chew it, the juice enters the hole caused by tooth infection and cures it by reducing the pain. Burn few guava leaves and use that ash as a toothpowder everyday. You will get relief in tooth ache.

Guava Leaves


Soak a cotton wool in brandy and apply that on your affected tooth. This brandy treatment works well when the tooth aches especially for trapped food.

So you can cure your toothache of your own with the help of these herbal treatments. But it is said that prevention is better than cure. So brush well at least twice daily and see that there is no residue of food trapped in the teeth. Thus you can avoid tooth ache. But if the problem goes out of hand, consult a dentist.


Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.