Home Remedy For Gum Swelling And Bleeding Gums

Here is a simple home remedy with only two ingredients for gum swelling, bleeding gums and to strengthen teeth. This can be prepared within 5 minutes and once prepared, you can store it for 1 – 2 months. 

home remedy for gum swelling


Long pepper fruit powder – 50 grams
Saindhava Lavana (Black salt) – 50 grams

Home remedy video

Method of preparation

Prepare a fine powder of long pepper and black salt.
Mix them together in equal quantities.
Store it in an air tight container.


It can be used as tooth powder in cases of gum swelling, inflammation and bleeding gums.
Use this powder to massage gently over the gums.

What to expect?
You may expect a very slight burning sensation.

Side Effects

No known side effects.
Care should be exercised not to swallow this powder, while using in people with high BP.

How long to use?

It can be used for 3 – 4 weeks or till the gum swelling lasts.
Can this be used as tooth powder forever?
No. It is ideal to use this for a limited time period only.

7 thoughts on “Home Remedy For Gum Swelling And Bleeding Gums”

  1. i was waiting for your valuable tips for dental care frm vry long………….now here is a good one which can b prepared easily thnks………
    please tell any such herbal tooth powder which can b used for daily purpose

  2. Dear sir, long pepper fruit is known as Pippali in Hindi. Please ask in any Ayurveda herb store near you. It is very easy to procure this.

  3. Hi Dr,
    pls tell me about a good Ayurvedic tooth powder which we can use and tips for tooth care on daily basis. (URGENT) Thanks.

    • Divya Danta Manjan, Dabur Lal Danta Manjan, Gum tone powder of Charak are a few good brands that I know.

      • Sir, is toothpowder massage through finger everyday for 2 times enough for dental care? asking this because I got my teeth yellow after using divya dant manjan using finger for 2 months.


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