stomach - lower teeth
colon - upper teeth
lumbar 1-5, sacrum and thoracic 6-12
Clove oil is a wonderful anaesthetic, especially when your gums are painful. Use a cotton swab or, in an emergency, a matchstick covered with material. Dip the swab into the clove oil and apply to the painful area. If it is of sufficient strength the clove oil will numb the nerve. If it penetrates, it may well take the pain out of the gum. This is not a cure, but will provide temporary relief from toothache. Failure to properly clean the oral cavity will leave bacteria in place and result in the return of the infection. If you cannot obtain clove oil, use cloves. Chew them or put them onto the painful tooth and bite. This should provide some relief.
If the gums are very swollen, use the following remedy:
½ teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda
½ teaspoon of salt
2 drops of mustard oil
Apply the mixture to the entire mouth, letting it flow over the gums. Ensure that you visit a dentist and oral hygienist as soon as possible.
Dental hygiene is best achieved by avoiding substances that are rich in sugar, such as sweets, lozenges and chocolates. Try to finish meals with an apple, particularly if you are unable to brush your teeth. Apples are good cleaners for the teeth and gums. Brush your teeth at least twice a day, on waking and before going to bed. Massage the gums regularly with a finger.
Disorders of the lower teeth suggest a stomach disorder and the need for more alkaline-forming food. Infection of the upper teeth suggests a disorder of the colon, which can be cleaned with the following juice.
FRESH JUICE RECIPE
Make 500ml from equal amounts of the following juices:
Add a pinch of salt and black pepper and ½ teaspoon of paprika. Drink undiluted. Chew 25g of parsley while drinking this juice.