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Gingivitis (inflammation of the gums) is the early stage of periodontal disease caused by plaque that sticks to the teeth. The plaque buildup causes the gums to become infected and swollen.

Essential Oils Suggested for Treatment:

Geranium, Lemon , Tea Tree

Suggestions for Use:
  • One drop of each of the above noted essential oils added to half a glass of water for use as a gargle
  • Dab the gums with one or two drops of tea tree oil added to a cotton ball

When treating any condition in the mouth with essential oils, ensure you do not swallow the gargle mixture. Some essential oils can be fatal.




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