How to Protect Your Gums Naturally?

A healthy oral cavity and healthy body go hand in hand. Good oral hygiene and oral health can improve your overall health, reducing the risk of serious ailments.

Here are some Ayurvedic herbs to take care of your gum health:

Babbul: Possesses an excellent anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antiseptic properties, shows reduction of plaque (a sticky biofilm on teeth due to bacteria) and gum inflammation in gingivitis

Licorice: Glycyrrhizol A, a compound amply present in licorice has strong anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal properties. This herb helps prevent the buildup of mouth bacteria and protects against gum disease as well as cavities.

Vajradanti: Being used by rural people across various regions of India in the treatment of oral ailments such as dental troubles, gum ailments, pyorrhoea, dental carries and mouth ulcers. Its antimicrobial action is useful in treatment of oral ailments.

Bakul: Has excellent anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, antifungal and wound healing properties beneficial in treatment of various oral ailments.

Neem: Neem is nature’s gift to mankind for prevention and treatment of various oral health ailments. It has a strong antimicrobial activity, can be useful in the treatment of dental caries. It possesses excellent antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and antifungal activities. Neem helps to reduce gingival inflammation and plaque, thus, effectively treated gingivitis.

Camphor: Camphor shows sedative, anti-inflammatory, anesthetic, antiseptic, and disinfectant activities.

Lavang: Eugenol has pronounced antiseptic, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and anesthetic properties useful in treatment of various dental ailments.

Kankola: Kankola shows excellent antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic properties effective in treatment of gingivitis.


GUM TONE is a unique formulation of astringents designed by Charak Pharma, which tightens gums and arrests bleeding. The herbs Babbul and Bakul in GUM TONE inhibit the growth of salivary bacteria and prevent the formation of cavities. Shuddha phitkari (alum) strengthens the gums and arrests bleeding. Vajradanti, Lavang, Amalaki and Khadir have anti-bacterial and anti-plaque activity. Nirgundi, and Kankola are anti-inflammatory and analgesic.

The regular use of GUM TONE is recommended for gingivitis, prevention of plaque formation and dental caries especially in diabetic patients who are prone to develop gingivitis. GUM TONE is recommended for regular use to maintain oral hygiene.

So, use these simple Ayurvedic herbs to improve your oral health naturally. Make sure that your oral health is good to ensure overall health.

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