If you are suffering from gum related diseases such as irritated or swollen gums but don’t want to go in for expensive invasive treatments, there are other ways you can can find relief.

Check out some of the home remedies to cure your gum diseases.

Eating more vegetables and fruits are good for your gums

Vegetables and fruits with skins help in keeping your teeth clean. The presence of antioxidants in vegetables and fruits also prevents the building up of plaque in your mouth.

Mustard oil

For centuries, mustard oil has been widely used for oral hygiene. Mustard oil can destroy bacteria in your mouth and can also heal gums quickly. The oil can also reduce pain and provide anti-bacterial and microbial properties.


Neem is widely used in South Asia for healing. One of them is to preserve dental health. Neem can be used as a mouthwash or even toothpaste. The plant is rich in antifungal and antimicrobial qualities.

Paste of turmeric and garlic

If you are suffering from irritated gums, try using garlic cloves on them. Alternatively, you can also make a paste of turmeric and garlic and use it like toothpaste. Rinse your moth after keeping it inside your mouth for some minutes. Turmeric is an excellent anti-inflammatory agent.