Bleeding gums can be caused by bacteria that secrete toxins and can cause inflammation and pain. Toxins released by the bacteria could also damage the walls of blood vessels, tissues, and organs. Therefore, bleeding gums should be quickly cured.
If bleeding gums, you can use two natural ingredients to heal, using chamomile extract and pomegranate. Researchers from Paraiba State University, Brazil, has found that pomegranate extract and chamomile can help cure bleeding gums.
The results obtained after the researchers observed 56 patients with bleeding gums and gingivitis. Participants were divided into three groups, each gargle using the extract twice a day for 15 days.
One group rinsed using chamomile extract, another group gargling with pomegranate extract, and the third group using chlorhexidine rinse. All patients had bleeding gums on the first day of the study. Then they checked on the seventh day and 15th day.
Researchers found that both extracts it has the same efficacy to cure bleeding gums, as reported by the Daily Health Post (15/12). Chamomile extract and pomegranate contains anti-microbial effects that can eliminate harmful oral bacteria. Some of these include Streptococcus mitis and Streptococcus sangus which can cause damage to blood vessels and tissues.
Chamomile also contains flavonoids and terpenoids which can prevent inflammation. While pomegranate antioxidants and strengthens the immune system. Efficacy both even beat the effects of chlorhexidine to stop the bleeding of the gums.