Cures for bleeding gums

BLESSING Mashaba would like to know what to do about bleeding gums.

BLESSING Mashaba would like to know what to do about bleeding gums.

Bleeding gums are known as gingivitis and can be caused by many things.

To cure the problem you have to know the underlying reason for it.

The main reasons include the bacteria that coats your teeth - if you do not brush properly it becomes a sticky substance called plaque.

Here are a few natural cures for bleeding gums:

lDissolve a pinch of salt in warm water and rinse your mouth twice a day.

l Drink green tea to keep your mouth odour free.

l Eat fresh fruits and vegetables

lAdd two-three drops of tree oil to your toothpaste.

lFloss your teeth twice a day. - Indianchild.com; medindia.net; steadyhealth.com

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