2. Clove Oil
Clove oil is another home remedy that has been used for ages for treating oral problems. The oil comes with antibacterial, analgesic, and anti-inflammatory properties making it an effective remedy to treat swollen gums. Clove oil reduces infections around the gums and soothes the swelling.
Apply just 2-3 drops of clove oil on the swollen gums and gently massage the area. Leave it overnight for the best results. YOu can repeat this once every few hours until the swelling reduces completely. You can also mix some black pepper along with the clove oil to decrease inflammation and pain. Chewing on whole cloves also gives similar relief for the pain.