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5 Quick Home Remedies For Bleeding Gums

The most common and obvious causes of bleeding gums includes some kind of inherent gum disease, lack of nutrients and poor hygiene habits. Hence it is essential to change your brushing patterns and consult a doctor. But if you are keen on trying some home remedies for bleeding gums, then here are a few options that would provide respite from the same and also help you in maintaining good hygiene orally.

Below Are The Home Remedies For Bleeding Gums:

1. Blackberry

Just take the leaves and the root of the blackberry and then give it a boil in some water. Now use this water to gargle the mouth twice a day. You can also take the root of the blackberry, wash it up properly and then use it for chewing on the mouth so that the nutrients get into the gums and help in alleviating the symptoms of bleeding.[1]


2. Clove Oil

Another quick and easy remedy for fixing the problem of bleeding gums would be clove oil. Basically you have to take the clove oil in your hand and then massage gently on the gums. It would burn a little but this is ideal for preventing the worsening of the infection. Also, you can try mixing the clove oil in some warm water and then doing a gargle to get similar benefits.[2]

Clove Oil

3. Plantain Leaf

This is a leaf that provides strength and vigour to the gums and helps in getting respite from the bleeding too. For this, just take the leaf of the plantain and crush it lightly. Then massage on to the gums and let it stay for a while. No need to rinse off.[3]

Plantain Leaf

4. Rose Hip Or Blackcurrant Leaf

You have to take a few leaves of this herb and then infuse it in a cup of boiling water. Let the leaf stay there for a few minutes. Then use this water for rinsing the mouth and gargling to help control and alleviate the bleeding.[4]


5. Coconut Oil

Extra virgin coconut oil is also recommended for bleeding gums. You have to just take the oil in your palms or in a spoon. Then using a clean finger, massage this on to the gums and along the sides of your teeth. Do not wash off. You should see a difference in a few weeks.[5]

coconut oil


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