Symptoms of a toothache may include:
- Tooth pain that may be sharp, throbbing, or constant. In some people, pain results only when pressure is applied to the tooth.
- Swelling around the tooth
- Fever or headache
- Foul-tasting drainage from the infected tooth
Generally speaking, pain is a protective response that ranges from minor sensitivity to severe pain and informs the body that something is wrong. As for tooth pain, it is caused by a reaction of the nerves inside a tooth’s pulp chamber with the severity dependent upon the type and degree of the stimulus.
Cloves have been used to treat toothaches since medieval times and knowing this trick can save you from experiencing a world of pain and discomfort. The active ingredient in clove oil is eugenoland this treatment is ideal for someone about to undergo a root canal or suffering from dry socket.
It has an extremely strong smell and taste, and while it’s been used as a topical analgesic for generations (you have have heard this tip from your grandmother), in too large quantities it can have some unpleasant side effects.
For many sufferers with severe toothache pain, after having tried several other natural remedies with little success, have found almost instant relief with Oil of Oregano. Not just ‘Instant’ relief but longer lasting relief.
Oregano oil is one of the strongest antibacterial essential oils, equal in strength to pharmaceutical antibiotics, and will kill almost any type of ‘unfriendly’ bacteria it comes into contact with.