Gum boil – getting rid of it
A gum boil is‚ according to medical dictionaries‚
a) A small boil or abscess on the gum‚ often resulting from tooth decay.
b) An abscess of the gingiva and periosteum resulting from injury‚ infection‚ or dental decay. The gum is characteristically red‚ swollen‚ and tender. The abscess May rupture spontaneously‚ or it May require incision. Treatment May include antibiotics and hot mouthwashes. Also called parulis.
c) A dental abscess‚ converted into a cyst with chronic drainage through a fistulous tract‚ seen by a plain film of the jaw.
d) An older term for an abscess of the gingiva and periosteum resulting from injury‚ infection‚ impacted food particles‚ or periapical infection. The gingival tissue is characteristically red‚ swollen‚ and tender. The abscess May rupture spontaneously‚ or it May require incision‚ as well as treatment of the underlying cause.
It May feel tender‚ hurt or pulsate as it is an infection and the body is fighting the bacteria.
The fast and highly efficient home remedies that help before you go to the dentist and if your tooth/teeth are healthy‚ May solve the entire problem are:
1. Sage tea ( salvia )- hold it in your mouth and drink it. It is good as a disinfectant for the gum and throat.
2. St. John’s Wort oil ( hypericum perforatum) – rub it with your finger on the gum. You can do it as much as you want. It has strong anti-inflammatory characteristics but is very mild and safe to use.
3. Lavander essential oil- take a drop of pure lavander essential oil ( it has to be lavandula vera) and rub it directly on the gum boil. You can do it before you go to sleep‚ it will calm you and disinfect the area.
4. Sage (salvia officinalis) essential oil- only a drop in the case of severe pain. It will make the pain stop immediately as it is one of the strongest disinfectants. Be extremely careful not to use more than one drop. It is to be used sparingly and with caution as it May be hard on the liver. Not to be used for small children‚ in pregnancy and during lactation period as well as in case of epilepsy.
In the end‚ gum represents our inner state of thoughts and emotions. It is especially sensitive to our relationships with others and our self-respect. When you make peace with yourself and find the lost pleasure of just being alive and acceptance of everything life gives to you‚ admitting to yourself it all depends upon you‚ the immune system starts rebuilding itself and you feel at ease and peace with all the world. Without that‚ the strongest remedy can do nothing.
To your health!