It has been used since Antiquity and it has proven over time that it is loaded with great properties: antibacterial, antiviral, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, liver protecting, immune-modulating, anti-diabetics, radio-protective, anti-tumorous and anti-cancer.
Using propolis to cure your teeth’s problems
When it comes to the health of your teeth, propolis can turn out to be really useful due to its antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and local anesthetic properties. So, what does it do actually? Let’s take a look over the main effects it has on your teeth:
- It will reduce dental hypersensitivity
- It will prevent any tooth decay from occurring
- It brings to a lower level the oral mucous caused by chemotherapy
- Reduces the risk of oral cancer
- It fights off the conditions related to gums
- It puts a stop to the formation of the dental plaque
- It limits the development of herpetic lesions
- Eliminates the stomatitis soreness
Due to its powerful antibacterial, antifungal antimicrobial activity, propolis can be used for curing oral pathogens such as Streptococcus, enterococcus faecalis, and candida. The solutions that contain propolis can be used as a mouthwash or as a gel that will be applied locally by the persons that suffer from oral candida.
Moreover, studies have shown that propolis can also be used for the patients who suffer from oral cancer. In this case, this natural remedy will produce a regression of the tumors by stimulating multicellular immunity, by preventing metastases and by accelerating the death of cancer cells.
The regenerating effect of propolis on the dental area has been known for a long period of time. Apart from the fact that it will prevent inflammatory reactions, microbial infection and the necrosis of the pulp, propolis will also help in the disinfecting process of the radicular channels.
How to prepare propolis water
One efficient manner of fighting any dental affection is by taking this natural homemade remedy.
For this, you are going to need 5 teaspoons of propolis tincture mixed in a glass of cold water of about 200 ml. Stir it and then use it as a normal mouthwash after previously washing your teeth, or you can use it for gargle.
This is a great remedy that has great effects especially when it comes to that unpleasant condition named stomatitis, tooth decay, bloody gingivitis and periodontal abscesses. On the same note, if you are suffering from periodontitis and you are still at the beginning of the condition, try this propolis water for some time and see the results for yourself. Any form of laryngitis, tooth pain or a condition that affects both the pharynges and the amygdala will be kept at bay.