Finely powdered salt with essential oils of clove, myrrh, turmeric, peppermint, etc is an excellent combination for combating various dental health issues. Regular use of this chemical-free mouth wash makes teeth & gums disease free, stronger, healthier, white as well as fights bad breath.
As mouth wash: dissolve a quarter teaspoon of it in mouthful warm water, swish in the mouth for at least 30 seconds (or up to 2 minutes) and rinse. For better results use twice a day.
Direct usage: being very fine powder it can even be used directly on the gums as tooth powder, but for sensitive gums direct application may cause discomfort.