Details the use of 41 safe and effective herbs for the mouth
Explores 47 common conditions that affect the mouth, such as gingivitis, periodontitis, acid reflux, and tooth loss
Provides recipes for herbal toothpastes, mouth rinses, pain-relieving poultices, and teas for prevention and daily care
Examines infant and toddler oral care, including remedies for teething and thrush
We also explain how recent research confirms the link between poor oral health and many diseases, such as diabetes, stroke, and heart disease. We address the importance of diet and nutrition in oral health as well as controversial topics including flouride.
This is an ideal easily readable and affordable guide to herbs for the mouth, and oral health, for anyone looking to improve their own oral health; for herbalists considering root causes of systemic inflammation, and for dental professionals searching for natural alternatives.
This authoritative yet practical guide empowers each of us to reclaim the health of our mouths and sustain a full, strong set of teeth for a lifetime.
We are grateful to the many who helped and inspired this work, a practical guide to herbs for the mouth. We were bouyed by our families, friends and colleagues, our teachers and yes, the plants themselves. By all means read our endorsements before you purchase our book and certainly, before you recommend it to others. And we'd really like to know what you think about our work.