Home Remedies for Toothache (Herbs, Fruits and Vegetables)

Toothache is the ache present around tooth surroundings. In medical world, it is known as odontalgia. Severity of toothache is present from mild to severe.


Home Remedies for Toothache

Herbal Treatment



Yarrow is best known to treat bleeding which makes it extremely effective in curing toothache which occurs because of bleeding gums. It eases ache and heals wounds quickly.

  • Take yarrow leaves or roots and take its extract out.
  • Apply it on hurting area.
  • Don’t rinse it with water.


Sage has been used to treat many diseases from centuries and provides best relieve within time. In terms of sage usage on toothache, it is really helpful.

  • Take sage leaves. Add that leaves in boiling water and leave it for 15 minutes.
  • It is ready to drink.
  • It is also effective on toothache when it is putted in mouth on aching area.


Clove is most effective against toothache. This herb is mainly used to treat toothache from centuries. It also treats aching gums more quickly than other treatments for toothache.

  • Take clove and put it in effected area directly.
  • Take clove oil and apply it on aching area with help of cotton.


Plantain is also useful in giving relieve from toothache which make it a reliable source in treating this condition.

  • Take plantain leaves. Squash it well.
  • Then take that squashed leaves and put them in aching area for instant relieve.

Prickly Ash Bark

Prickly ash bark kills infection which becomes reason of toothache. It is known as best remedy for treating toothache.

  • Take bark of it and wet it with saliva inside your mouth.
  • Then apply it on aching areas as pain reliever.


Turmeric plays important role in reliving toothache. It works fast on aching area and prevents pain from coming back.

  • Take 1 teaspoon turmeric powder.
  • Add it in small amount of water that it becomes thick paste.
  • Apply paste on aching area for instant relieve.
  • Use it twice in a day for fast result.

Fruits and Vegetables



Potato is loved by all and especially when tooth is aching. Baked potato eases pain effectively and provide relieve from aching. Flavor can also be added to make it tasteful.


Onion is another vegetable which helps a lot to cure toothache. Its extract or raw usage on aching area provides relieve for several hours.


Lime in form of juice is good pain reliever of toothache. Presence of Vitamin C makes it antibacterial which exterminate all germs which become source of aching tooth.


Shallots have strong properties of killing germs in mouth which also become reason of toothache.


Like shallots, garlic is also very much effective in relieving toothache. It kills all germs and prevents toothache, which makes it good source of providing alleviation from aching tooth.


Orange can be used to ease toothache. Vitamin C makes it great source of killing bacteria which provides relieve in toothache.


Ginger is also used to prevent toothache. Ginger root is used in this process in form of paste. Its curing abilities make it a reliable source for treating toothache more effectively.

About Nidhi Agarwal

Professor of Institute Of Post-Graduate Ayurvedic Education & Research.She has vast experience in the field of Ayurveda and Yoga. She has his clinical expertise in the Use of Rasayana in Jara (Geriatrics), Panchakarma chikitsa in Bone and joint disorders especially Osteopenia & Osteoporosis, Diabetes, Obesity, Hypertension, Skin diseases and application of Yoga in various psycho-somatic disorders.