Coconut oil can be used as a natural treatment for a tooth abscess or infection. Coconut oil is a gentle but powerful anti-bacterial food. It can be used several different ways to treat an oral infection.
Internal Use of Coconut Oil for a Tooth Abscess
Extra virgin coconut oil has been used for a variety of bacterial and viral illnesses, including tooth abscesses. It is taken orally several times a day. 3 tablespoons is the maximum amount of coconut oil recommended for internal use daily for an adult. At this amount, many have found relief from infections. It can be taken off the spoon, added to a smoothie or coffee, or spread on crackers or bread.
Topical Use of Coconut Oil for a Tooth Abscess
Coconut oil can be massaged onto the tooth and gum where there is pain. Ideally this will be done every two hours during the day.
Oil Pulling for a Tooth Abscess
Oil pulling is popular for a variety of health conditions and is wonderfully suited to an abscessed tooth. More information can be found on this page.
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