Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums that makes them red, swollen and porous. Gums that bleed easily are often a sign of gingivitis.
Eat raw fruits and vegetables such as apples and carrots, and keep your teeth clean.
Foods rich in vitamin C are known to promote gum health by fostering collagen stability, stimulating the immune system and promoting healing. The bioflavonoids found in citrus peels also help stabilize collagen while reducing inflammation. Blueberries, cranberries and onions are also rich in flavonoids that are good for teeth.
Eating two tablespoons of raw pumpkin seeds provides a substantial quantity of zinc, an element that is important for the immune system and for healthy bones.
A.Vogel Stinging Nettle contains silica, which promotes tooth and jaw health by supporting the absorption and fixing of calcium in the bones.
A.Vogel Echinaforce helps boost the immune system and reduce the risks of infection. Taking 500 mg of niacin a day also helps reduce gingivitis.
Lastly, brushing your teeth with A.Vogel Echinacea toothpaste, or a toothpaste containing tea tree or neem oil, can also help keep your gums healthy.