Pyorrhea is a common tooth condition faced by most of us at some time or the other. It is very common in the children and teenagers and is usually due to poor oral hygiene. It can be very embarrassing at time due to the purulent smell and odor from the mouth.
WHAT IS PYORRHEA?
Pyorrhea is an infective condition of the teeth sockets and the gums where there is discharge of pus from the gums due to infection. The teeth become loose and painful.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF PYORRHEA?
PYORRHEA LIKE ANY OTHER INFECTIVE DISEASE HAS ITS CAUSATIVE ROOTS IN THE SAME AGENTS. THEY ARE:
- Poor dental hygiene
- Improper brushing and cleaning of oral cavity
- Eating food rich in carbohydrates and low in fiber
- Smoking regularly
- Low antioxidant diet
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF PYORRHEA?
THE MOST COMMON SYMPTOMS OF PYORRHEA ARE:
- Discharge of blood from the teeth
- Discharge of pus from the teeth
- Purulent smell from the mouth
- Loosening of teeth
- Pain in the teeth due to cold or hot food
- Swollen gums
HOW CAN AYURVEDA HELP IN CASE OF PYORRHEA?
Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of medicine that makes use of herbs existing in the nature and formulates herbal remedies using the inherent power present in these herbs. We in Ayurveda believe that herbal remedies bring to you the richness of the herbs in a natural, unadulterated form. These combinations help improve immunity and provide strength, endurance and will.
Ayurveda uses the inherent power of natural herbs to bring about wonderful results on the human body. The herbs are natural and 100% safe. Ayurveda helps to naturally enhance the body functioning in an herbal way. The herbs for pyorrhea help remove the infection in a natural herbal way.
HERBS IN AYURVEDA THAT HELP PREVENT PYORRHEA
TERMINALIA CHEBULA (HARITAKI)
Haritaki is an important constituent of Triphala that has wonderful health benefits. It acts well in gastrointestinal ailments, in cases of spleenomegaly, hepatomegaly, tumors, ascites, and anemias. Its powder, when mixed with honey and ghee, is an effective remedy for anemia. The herb improves memory and is salutary in dysuria and urinary stones. Haritaki helps in improving appetite and helps in the digestion. In anemia of any origin, Haritaki herb is highly beneficial. It helps anemia due to haemoglobin deficiency, anemia due to red blood cell deficiency, and anemias of abnormal form origin. Haritaki is used in gum care powder and Vara churna.
TERMINALIA ARJUNA (ARJUNA)
The natural herb Arjuna is rich in anti-oxidants. They are found in its bark and provide strength to the heart muscles and prevent fatigue. The flavonoids present are leteilin and arjunone which keep the heart strong. The Arjuna bark is rich in minerals like calcium, copper, magnesium and zinc that are necessary for the proper functioning of the heart. Research has proved Arjuna to be a good astringent and a great expectorant. It has been proved to have analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. These wonderful properties make it a good herb for maintaining health and youthful skin. ARJUNA SAAR contains Arjuna.
CINNAMOMUM ZEYLANICA (DALCHINI)
It is a natural anti-oxidant. Cinnamon paste can be applied to relieve blackheads, pimples and acne. The herb is used in powder form to improve the skin texture and color. It acts wonderfully on the skin. It is part of the gum care powder.
EMBLICA OFFICINALIS (AMALAKI)
The herb is known for its rejuvenating properties. It is a natural antioxidant that removes free radicals from the body and helps in regeneration of cells. Amla helps in increasing the body vitality and strengthening immunity. It helps in developing healthy, glowing skin and preventing premature aging. It helps in maintaining proper functioning of the liver. It aids digestion by soothing hyperacidity. This wonderful herb helps in improving immunity and boosting metabolism. The herb helps gain youthful skin and beauty. Amla has aphrodisiac, antipyretic, cardio-tonic, anti-diabetic, cerebral and gastrointestinal properties. It prevents premature greying of hair, hair loss and promotes hair and nail growth. It enhances eye sight, keeps the mouth clean, and nourishes bones and teeth. It helps to keep the intestine clean and also controls blood sugar. It helps to eliminate free radicals from the body. Amla Saar is useful in the management of skin problems like acne. It also reduces the symptoms of atheroma a condition wherein artery walls get degenerated because of scar and fat tissue. It is used in Vara churna and Kaishore guggul.
TERMINALIA BELERICA (VIBHITAKI)
A very important herb in the Ayurvedic world, Vibhitaki is famous for its wonderful use in the formation of Triphala. It has numerous health benefits on the human body. Its action on the heart makes it an excellent heart tonic. It helps in purifying blood, thinning of blood, and removing toxins. It is used in cases of low RBC count and low haemoglobin. Vibhitaki helps cases of anemia of any origin and help regain healthy haemoglobin count and form. Our products Vara churna and Kaishore guggul have Vibhitaki.
COMMIPHORA MUKUL (GUGGUL)
Guggul has highly potent rejuvenating properties. It revitalizes cells and therefore rejuvenates them. Its purifying properties as well as lipid- regulating properties make it a wonderful herb for many health tonics. It is useful for people who have low haemoglobin and are anemic. It is useful in many heath conditions as it has proved its versatility in several conditions. The effect it has on cholesterol and triglyceride levels indirectly protects the heart from atherosclerosis. The herb also boosts the levels of HDL cholesterol. This herb also has been proved to have antioxidant properties. The herb is beneficial for hypothyroidism related disorders. The herb promotes the metabolism and therefore aids in weight loss. It is also beneficial for conditions like arthritis, pre-menstrual syndrome, bloating and many more. Guggul is used in the preparation of KAISHORE GUGGUL.
AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM)
People in India use Neem herb on a daily basis owing to its rich medicinal effects on the health. It is widely used as a dental and gum cleaner to protect from oral infections and bad breath. Gingivitis, bleeding gums and toothache are also relieved by using Neem regularly. Another of its famous sue is as a skin disinfectant. It is widely used in soaps, shampoos and body washes and is believed to have relieving action on pimples. Some of its miraculous actions of these herbal capsules can be seen in diseases like diabetes and arthritis. It is due to its antibacterial properties that it is used in a lot of toothpastes and mouthwashes. Neem works wonder in medical conditions like bee stings, conjunctivitis, hemorrhoids, and ulcers and even in cases of bronchitis and epilepsy. Practitioners have drawn marvelous results in cases of skin diseases like psoriasis, acne and eczema. It is used in Neem capsules.