As a little plant with a Latin name as compelling as Piper methysticum, or “intoxicating pepper,” kava kava certainly has a reputation. There are many questions, opinions, and misconceptions about this mystical root from the South Pacific – so let’s begin to clear them up and sort them out.
Spilanthes extract is perhaps the quickest and most effective method for combating tooth pain, though it is not as enjoyable as a nice cup of herbal tea. To use spilanthes extract, mix several drops of the extract with water and use as a mouth rinse.
One of clove’s most useful attributes is the fact that it’s a germicide – this means it is great for dental care. Although I’m not saying that eating a spicy, clove-filled brunsli cookie or a sugary piece of gingerbread is the same as brushing your teeth, clove, in its pure oil form, can be successfully incorporated into an herbal dental care routine because of its many benefits.