Herbal Gum and Tooth Wash
A herbal Gum and tooth wash is extremely good and beneficial if used regularly. It is great for revitalizing the gums preventing bacteria growth thus also preventing infection. It is also good for sensitive teeth and tooth pain. and is all natural, made simply and very inexpensive and easy to make. All without chemicals or unwanted additives.
A few beneficial ingredients are:
Thyme: A very powerful anti-septic and great for killing bacteria in mouth
Echinacea: Also good in killing bacteria
Myrh gum powder: With antiseptic properties is amazing for rejuvenating poor gum conditions; creates better circulation through a mild stimulation will also help with inflammation issues.
Food grade vegetable glycerine: A all natural base for the wash that will not effect sugar levels.
Spearmint oil/extract: With its mild antiseptic properties is great for the immune system support and inflammations. It also is Anti-bacterial.
Tooth and Gum wash Recipe:
4 oz. Food grade Vegetable glycerin
2 clove buds
1/8 teaspoon of dried thyme or 2 drops of diluted thyme essential oil ( dilution equals 1 drop of essential oil to 1 oz. of carrier oil e.g. grape seed, olive,or almond oil)
2-3 drops of diluted spearmint oil ( dilution equals 2 drops of essential oil to 1 oz. of carrier oil e.g. grape seed, olive,or almond oil)
1/8 teaspoon of myrrh gum powder. This will rejuvenate the gums
5 drops of echinacea root extract or tincture. a powerful anti-bacterial. thus aiding in killing bacteria in the mouth.
Place all ingredient in a glass jar (the larger baby food jars are also excellent for this). Let stand for 2 week shaking it daily and keep in cool dark place.
Note: Do not strain out herbs for as you use it ongoing it will continue to extract from the dried herbs thus helping it maintaing its original baseline potency(s)