If you’re looking for something a little more natural, this DIY oil for toothache may be just the natural home remedy you need. It’s great for stopping a tooth ache whether is dull or throbbing and bring pain relief in minutes. Plus, this oil for toothache is easy to make at home and cheaper than buying a pre-made formula.
We all know that toothaches and pain can be incredibly debilitating. Often, we’ll do anything to get rid of the pain as quickly as possible. Over-the-counter medication can help, but sometimes a little more help is needed which you can apply locally.
Recently I had a tooth extraction (due to a broken tooth below my gum line) and an immediate implant placed. And I wanted something natural without side effects that could sooth my soreness after the pain medication wears off.
I searched for something that I could buy, but since I had some of the essential oils already in my possesion, I knew I could make my own oil for toothache. I could save a lot and adjust the dilution according to my pain level.
Benefits of These Essential Oils For Toothache
The oil mixture consists of hemp seed oil as carrier oil and a combination of the best essential oils known for pain relief and anti-inflammatory properties: essential oil of clove, manuka essential oil, peppermint essential oil, cinnamon essential oil, myrrh essential oil, frankincense essential oil and CBD oil.
This natural home remedy for toothache can be used for a variety of dental and gum problems, including:
- for wisdom tooth pain relief, or after extraction;
- a mild tooth infection;
- gum pain and inflammation;
- after a dental implant surgery;
- sensitive tooth;
- gum disease support;
- general oral health (when used ocasionally);
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This essential oil blend makes a natural anesthetic and “antibiotic” solution due to it’s antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. The listed oils are well known to help reduce both throbbing and dull toothaches, exhibiting analgesic properties, as well as decrease inflammation and pain.
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Hemp Oil (As Carrier Oil)
Hemp seed oil will help dilute the compounds for easier dosing and provide additional therapeutic benefits on it’s own, especially when paired with CBD oil. It has a relatively high bioavailability score, it is a moisturizer and anti-inflammatory, plus safe to ingest.
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The Best Essential Oils For A Toothache
The phenolic compounds of clove essential oil are known to possess analgesic, local anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial effects. In a study the use of clove oil was also found to inhibit the decalcification and/or promote the remineralization of teeth.
Manuka Essential Oil
Manuka honey and manuka essential oil both get their benefits from the manuka plant. Manuka essential oil has antiseptic, bactericidal, analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. Antibacterial effect against S. aureus and MRSA was also registered, including different strains of Staphylococcus, including antibiotic-resistant strains.
Peppermint Essential Oil
Peppermint oil is known for various therapeutic benefits: as analgesic, anesthetic, antiseptic, astringent, carminative, decongestant, expectorant, nervine, stimulant, stomachic, and anti-inflammatory.
Myrrh And Frankinsence Essential Oil
The combination of frankincense and myrrh oil forms a powerful blend, a series of changes take place in their chemical composition which leads to an increase of effectiveness. A synergistic anti-inflammatory effect, analgesic, antibacterial and blood-activating. When used together they’re perfect for inflammation, swelling, and pain.
Cinnamon Essential Oil
Due to it’s antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral, and antiseptic properties, cinnamon essential oil is effective for treating infections. And the antioxidant compounds present in cinnamon have the ability to reduce inflammation and numb pain including headaches.
The CBD active compounds in the oil are known for anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anxiolytic, anti-microbial and anti-cancer properties. They act on our endocannabinoid system which in turn regulates pain levels. This, along with the finding that cannabinoid receptors are also distributed within the oral cavity could make CBD oil a perfect natural remedy for dental aches and diseases.
Moreover scientists found that cannabinoids were more effective in reducing bacterial colony count in dental plaques when compared to Colgate and Oral B (synthetic oral hygiene products) and a safer alternative for synthetic antibiotics.
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What You Need To Make This Toothache Oil
Making your own blend of oils for toothache can be really rewarding, it’s one of the best natural tooth pain relief you can make at home.
First you’ll need to make sure you’ve got the right ingredients! The higher the quality the better results you’ll have without side effects. Bellow I’m listing the exact products (with links) I used to make this blend:
Start with a:
- hemp oil as a carrier oil,
- then mix in:
- essential oils of clove;
- manuka essential oil;
- myrrh essential oil;
- frankincense essential oil;
- cinnamon essential oil;
- peppermint essential oil.
- Finally, add some pure, high quality CBD oil if desired for an extra anti-inflammatory effect.
It’s important to choose the right concentration and purity for the best results. I’m using one of the best CBD oil I could find on US market. This CBD oil is a whole-plant extract (full spectrum) with a potency of 60mg/mL.
The combination of these natural ingredients will give you a effective pain relief solution. Don’t forget to keep things clean when mixing up your ingredients.
How to Make This Oil For Toothache
Prepare a clean sterilized (dry) small glass bottle. I’m using a clean (1 fl oz) amber bottle with glass droper. Add the oils to the bottle and mix by shaking it vigorously. Store in a cool place.
How to Use This Natural Oil for Tooth Pain
To use this oil for toothache, apply 2 drops on the gum around the painful area and massage with your finger gently.
For best results, you can soak a tiny thin piece of cotton pad or gauze in this oil and place it on the affected area. This will help keep the oil in place longer while its healing properties are deeply absorbed by your teeth and gums.
Apply as needed until tooth pain subsides. If the toothache pain persists despite using this oil, it could indicate a more serious dental problem that should be checked by your dentist.
If you don’t have time to make this oil recipe or you don’t have all these ingredients (essential oils) at home you can order a similar oil blend for teeth and mouth (already dilluted formula), or an undiluted essential oil blend that you can adjust and dilute in your favorite carrier oil.
Other carrier oils you can use:
- melted coconut oil
- almond oil
- olive oil
- calendula oil
More Health Related
This natural DIY oil blend can be a great tool to have on hand if you’re looking for an all-natural way to relieve toothache and other dental pain. Recently I also used it relieve a tooth pain from sinus infection. It’s easy to make and is cheaper than most over the counter medications, so definitely give it a try next time you experience any sort of dental discomfort!
DIY Oil Blend For Toothache And Pain Relief
- 25 ml hemp seed oil - cold pressed unrefined
- 20 drops CBD oil - 30 mg cannabidiol full spectrum
- 8 drops clove essential oil
- 4 drops cinnamon essential oil
- 4 drops manuka essential oil
- 3 drops frankincense essential oil
- 3 drops myrrh essential oil
- 2 drops peppermint essential oil
- Mix all oils in a glass bottle with dropper and shake vigorously.Store in a cool place.
How To Use
- To use this oil for toothache, apply 2 drops on the gum around the painful area and massage with your finger gently.
- For best results, you can soak a tiny thin piece of cotton pad or gauze in this oil and place it on the affected area. This will help keep the oil in place longer while its healing properties are deeply absorbed by your teeth and gums.
- Apply as needed (2-3 times a day) until tooth pain subsides.
What You Need
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Just remember that this recipe is only meant to be used as a temporary relief solution, and that if the pain persists or gets worse you should see a dental doctor.
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Tuesday 28th of February 2023
Thank you for the recipe, I already had the most of these oils I just had to order a couple more. I’m very pleased with the result! I’ll keep using it, I’m using 2 drops mixed with my toothpaste morning and evening.
Tuesday 28th of February 2023
I'm glad you tried it!