Lavender and Lemon Mouthwash
This is an antiseptic and healing mouthwash for sore gums that will also freshen the breath. These ingredients are sufficient to make 90 ml/3 fl oz/ 6 tbsp. It will keep for up to 6 months.
What you will need:
15 ml /3 tsp lavender tincture
15 ml / 3 tsp calendula tincture
50 ml / 10 tsp vegetable glycerine
2 drops lemon essential oil
2 drops of orange essential oil
5 drops of peppermint essential oil
What to do:
Blend all the ingredients together and pour them into a bottle.
Shake the bottle and dilute 1 teaspoon in a little of water to rinse around the mouth.
*If the gums are bleeding, try adding raspberry tincture. Echinaea, myrrh or golden seal tinctures are also good for infections. If adding any of the above replace by removing the lavender tincture.