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Baby Does Not Like The Taste Of Teething Remedies

Author: Katie A.
Date: 03-24-2015
Views: 1,785
Word Count: 138
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10558-OR
Scientific Studies: 2

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I made homemade teething cream for my daughter using the following ingredients:

A few drops of Thieves essential oil blend
A few drops of Peppermint essential oil
Coconut oil

She has been in a lot of agony due to teething, so I apply this cream directly to her gums when I notice that she is fussy and showing signs of teething. Unlike with most oral teething remedies, my daughter does not mind the taste of this teething cream.

I tried it on my own toothache a couple weeks ago, and it helped numb the area. In fact, the aching actually disappeared within an hour. I used it again at night, and the discomfort did not return.

Thieves essential oil blend is well known for aiding in teething discomfort and for helping with oral health, so it is no wonder that it helped us!

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1."Both clove and benzocaine gels had significantly lower mean pain scores than placebos. No significant difference was observed between clove and benzocaine regarding pain scores. Clove gel might possess a potential to replace benzocaine as a topical [anesthetic] agent before needle insertion."Link
2.Study 1: "[Oil pulling] would benefit the general population by giving more confidence in the ancient practices, thus preventing tooth decay and loss." Study 2: "Oil pulling therapy has been equally effective like chlorhexidine on halitosis and organisms, associated with halitosis." Study 3: "The oil pulling therapy showed a reduction in the plaque index, modified gingival scores, and total colony count of aerobic microorganisms in the plaque of adolescents with plaque-induced gingivitis." Study 4: "Oil pulling can be used as an effective preventive adjunct in maintaining and improving oral health." Study 5: "The myth that the effect of oil-pulling therapy on oral health was just a placebo effect has been broken, and there are clear indications of possible saponification and emulsification process, which enhances its mechanical cleaning action."Link

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