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Everyone has a variety of bacteria in their mouth. It is estimated that there is over 100 million bacteria in ever milliliter of saliva with more than 600 different species. Most bacteria do no harm to the host; they just take advantage of the hospitality. Others are swallowed and killed by the stomach enzymes and acids. However others can cause the most common bacterial diseases in a human, tooth decay, gingivitis and gum disease.

    Bacteria that creates gingivitis live in the plaque in the mouth. Gingivitis literally means inflammation of the gums and causes the gums to bleed and separate from your teeth. In severe cases the gums become sore, the teeth hurt, gums recede and teeth loosen.

    To treat most infections and inflammations in the mouth you need to begin a strict regimen for cleaning your teeth and mouth. Always remember to brush, rinse and floss your teeth. Extreme cases may need to have surgery on the gums to remove the infection. However to prevent this from happening start taking care of your teeth. This all-natural home remedy can stop gingivitis in its tracks and reverse the effects. Use this remedy if your case of gingivitis is in its early stages. Consult your dentist if your case is severe.
This is an herbal remedy to cure mild gingivitis.

2 Tbsp white oak bark herb, powder

1 Tbsp myrrh gum herb, powder or granules

3/4 Tbsp Peppermint leaves converted to powder

1 Tbsp anise herb, powder or seeds

1/8 Tbsp clove - powder

   If herbs and leaves are not in powder form, grind them in a coffee grinder. Use this formula to make as much powder as you want. Place the mixture into a small container. The measurements do not have to be so precise.

   To control bacteria in your mouth, use this powder once a week. If you have gingivitis, you can use this 3 times a day. Place some powder on your toothbrush and brush your teeth and gums. After brushing spit out the saliva and powder residue, a few times. Don’t rinse out your mouth since you want to keep the active herbal powder in your month. You can swallow any that remains in your mouth with no problem.  This powder combination is bitter, but quite powerful and will get the job done. You can add more peppermint powder to make it less bitter, if you like.

   For severe cases of gingivitis and toothaches, you can also moist some powder with distilled water and then place the paste all along the your teeth and gums in the front and back. Leave the paste in your mouth as long as you can.
In cases of severe gingivitis, consult your dentist.