Dry socket condition is very painful. It happens after a tooth extraction and the blood clot gets dislocated after the tooth is extracted. The bone underneath is exposed due to extraction. Herbal remedies are available to treat a dry socket. Aloe Vera, clove, turmeric, olive leaf, tea tree oil, neem, chamomile, garlic and peppermint are herbs that are used to treat a tooth crisis like this. These natural remedies aid in relieving the ache and to combat halitosis or foul breath that is developed because of dry socket.
1. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is a natural herb that has a number of medicinal advantages. It is antimicrobial, antibacterial and antiviral. It is also an anti inflammatory. It has anti septic properties naturally and is best suited for treating a dry socket. The extract from the Aloe Vera gel should be applied in the dry socket area using a cotton swab. Aloe Vera aids in soothing the injury and healing the pain. It helps healthy development of the tissues of the gum in the place where the dry socket is located and makes sure that the toxins that cause halitosis that are associated with this status are eradicated. Aloe Vera juice also can be directly applied on the mouth where the dry socket has developed to get relief from this plight.
2. Azadirachta Indica
Azadirachta indica has numerous curing properties. The antibacterial and antifungal properties help in soothing the inflammations and healing the swelling. That is why it is very efficient in curing the dry socket. Make a paste of the Azadirachta indica leaves and apply it on the dry socket area. Let the paste remain there for 20 minutes and then remove. Rinse the mouth with water after that. The healing properties will cure the socket. You may chew the Azadirachta indica bark also that will help to strengthen the gums and eradicate the dry socket.
Chamomile is a natural herb that is remarkable in its properties. It is used as a sedative and it has nutrients that heal the skin and promotes digestion. One more benefit of this herb is that it helps to cure dry socket. You may boil the leaves that are dried. Simmer the mixture for 20 minutes and dip a in the mixture a cotton ball and apply the mixture on that place of the dry socket. Chamomile arrests the pain and is an antiseptic naturally and it is a beneficial herbal cure.
Clove oil is a good herbal cure for a dry socket. Clove oil is basically a pain killer. It efficiently removes the aches and pains that the dry socket causes. It has antiseptic properties that helps alleviate bad breath and impurities from the cavity. You may apply clove oil that is mixed with olive oil on the affected place so that you get a relief. You may grind cloves and make a powder and add some olive oil or vegetable oil and use a swab of cotton to apply it on the dry socket.
Turmeric is an anti inflammatory and analgesic herb that has numerous curative properties. A little turmeric in some milk can be applied on the dry socket for cure. The paste will help to subside the swelling around the dry socket and relieve any pain that the dry socket creates.
Garlic is an antibiotic in nature and it is also an anti inflammatory. Garlic is efficient in relieving pain that is caused due to the dry socket in the gums. The pain caused by the dry socket may become very severe and spread around the jaw and affect the jaws too. Crush a few garlic cloves and apply the paste on the gums of the dry socket. Garlic will heal the status effectively. You may also get a relief from the pain and condition if you chew some cloves of garlic in your mouth.
Peppermint is a good cure for halitosis or bad breath that results from dry socket. The bad breath may result from the tooth remnants that are lodged in the area of the dry socket. The peppermint produces a cool effect and heals the ache and helps to treat the bad breath. You may use peppermint drops for the relief from halitosis and ache that comes along with the dry socket. Addition of fresh leaves of peppermint also to soft drinks and consumed for freshness in the mouth and pain relief.