Home Remedy For Gum Swelling And Bleeding Gums

Here is a simple home remedy with only two ingredients for gum swelling, bleeding gums and to strengthen teeth. This can be prepared within 5 minutes and once prepared, you can store it for 1 – 2 months. 


home remedy for gum swelling

What you require: 
Long pepper fruit powder – 50 grams
Saindhava Lavana (Black salt) – 50 grams

How to make?

Prepare fine powder of long pepper and black salt.
Mix them together in equal quantities.
Keep it in air tight container.

How to use? Benefits?
It can be used as tooth powder in cases of gum swelling, inflammation and bleeding gums.
Use this powder to massage gently over the gums.

What to expect?
You may expect a very slight burning sensation.

Side Effects:
No known side effects.
Care should be exercised not to swallow this powder, while using in people with high BP.

How long to use?
It can be used for 3 – 4 weeks or till the gum swelling lasts.

Can this be used as tooth powder forever?
No. It is ideal to use this for a limited time period only.

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  1. jyotsna says:

    i was waiting for your valuable tips for dental care frm vry long………….now here is a good one which can b prepared easily thnks………
    please tell any such herbal tooth powder which can b used for daily purpose

  2. vinod ahluwalia says:

    It would be useful if hindi words for the suggested ingredients are given. Where can i buy the long pepper fruit? thanks and regards, vinod ahluwalia

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Dear sir, long pepper fruit is known as Pippali in Hindi. Please ask in any Ayurveda herb store near you. It is very easy to procure this.

  3. Hi Dr,
    pls tell me about a good Ayurvedic tooth powder which we can use and tips for tooth care on daily basis. (URGENT) Thanks.

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      Divya Danta Manjan, Dabur Lal Danta Manjan, Gum tone powder of Charak are a few good brands that I know.

      • Swapnil Sagar says:

        Sir, is toothpowder massage through finger everyday for 2 times enough for dental care? asking this because I got my teeth yellow after using divya dant manjan using finger for 2 months.

        • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

          Tooth powder massage with a brush seems more beneficial than using finger.

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