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Fennel Essential Oil Benefits and 7 Fennel Essential Oil Uses

Indigenous to the Mediterranean, fennel is grown the world over and celebrated in recipes and for its medicinal properties. It’s a hardy herb with a large white bulb and green fronds. Related to carrots, fennel is commonly used in Italian...

Take the Burn Out of Burning Mouth Syndrome

Are you experiencing a burning sensation in your mouth? Think you may have burning mouth syndrome? Let’s dig deeper into this uncommon condition and answer your questions about the causes, symptoms, and remedies for burning mouth syndrome. What Is Burning...

How to Treat Oral Thrush: Beware of These Symptoms!

Oral thrush, also called oral candidiasis, occurs when the fungus Candida albicans accumulates on the lining of your mouth. This fungus normally lives in the mouth, but it can outgrow and cause infection. For this reason, it’s important to know...

What Causes Tonsil Stones? And What Do We Do About It!

Gland-like structures in the back of the throat, tonsils play a crucial role in immune system function, helping trap bacteria and virus particles attempting to enter the body through the throat. These tissue masses are composed of lymphocytes, cells that...

How to Prevent and Treat Gum Disease (Gingivitis)

Also known as periodontal disease, gum disease refers to a bacterial infection affecting the gums and other tissues supporting the teeth. Resulting from plaque and tartar buildup, this condition can lead to a range of symptoms, from loose teeth and...

The Canker Sore Cure: 12 Home Remedies and When to See a Doctor

You can often recognize the familiar pain and sting as soon as a canker sore appears. The irritating ulcer inside your mouth may be small, but it sure can pack a punch. Canker sores are so uncomfortable it can be...

12 Home Remedies for Toothaches: Top Tricks to Soothe Tooth Pain

Sudden toothaches can be very painful and may include sharp or throbbing tooth pain, inflammation around the tooth or gum line, red, irritated gums, or generalized mouth pain. Tooth pain is often a symptom of a larger issue, so be...