Toothache Plant – A Highly Prized Medicinal Herb

Toothache plant is a low growing large leafed plant with yellow and red flowers that grows in tropical regions of the world such as South American and Asia. And has also been used as house plant and ornamental plant in warm climates. This plant is highly prized all over the world for it’s medicinal qualities, and the leaves, flowers, and roots can all be used.

Toothache Plant

Toothache Plant

Toothaches and Oral Hygiene – Toothache Plant has been used for what it’s named for “getting rid of toothaches” and other pains of the mouth and gums. It has a powerful numbing effect and works great for inflammation of the gums, lips, and mucus membranes of the mouth, and it can be used into toothpaste.

Diuretic – Toothache Plant is a powerful diuretic that helps to get rid of excess water and detox the body.

Contains Powerful Antioxidants – Toothache Plant contains fatty acids, treiterpenes, and stigmasteryl-3-O-b-D-glucopyranoside and other agents such as tannins, vanillic acid, ferulic acid, steroids, amines, caroteniods, isoferulic acid, amino acids, flavonoids which as powerful antioxidants, and alkaloids. Thus these agents help to prevent cardiovascular disease, strokes, and even cancer. And Toothache Plant is a powerful immune booster thus helping to prevent disease and boosts the number of number of white blood cells that kill invaders.

GI Tract – Toothache Plant also soothes the GI tract and relaxes muscles of the whole body.

Anti-inflammatory and Pain Control – Toothache Plant is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent that works well for arthritis and inflammation of tissues of the body in general… and it helps with the pain associated with inflammation. Also works well for asthma and allergies, and in Mexico this plant has long been used for treating pain because it contains lidocaine like chemicals – Powerful.

Antimicrobial – This wonderful plant also kills bacteria, fungi, and viruses making it great for infections. Thus it can help with colds, flues, tuberculosis, candida, ringworm, strep, corynebacterium, antimalarial activity, and even help lower fevers.

Chronic Fatigue – Toothache Plant works well for chronic fatigue syndrome, aches and pains in general, and boosts energy and vitality.

Cancer – Toothache plant helps prevent and kill cancer… new studies being done.

Blood Pressure – It also lowers blood pressure because it contains vasodilation agents that increase blood flow.

Diabetes – Because Toothache Plant contains B-Sitostenone it also lowers blood sugar.

Erectile Dysfunction & Libido – This wonderful plant has also been shown to help with sexual dysfunction because it increases blood flow. And it also contains agents that mimic testosterone thus increasing libido… and is a very good sexual performance enhancer.

Anti-Wrinkle – This great plant has long been used in cosmetics for wrinkles… and as a anti-aging compound.

Chewing – The flower bud has been used in many countries and especially india for chewing, it gives a tingly feeling to the mouth, and it also cools the throat and gives you a little bit of a buzz. They also add it to chewing tobacco for additional flavour.

Insecticide – Toothache Plant can be used as a very effective insect repellant and killing agent for adult mosquitoes, mosquito larvae and other insects.

In Food – Cooked with garlic this great medicinal plant is great in rice and salads.

Other Uses – Toothache Plant is being used in cosmetics, health food supplements, in medicine, used for making mixed drinks… and it has been looked at as a possible food for starving people around the world.

You can order Toothache Plant herb on-line or ask for it at your local health food store, and you can order the seeds on-line too.

Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist and Spiritual Teacher for over 20 years, helping people to recover and feel healthy. You can also find Dr. Haider on FB under Dr. Paul Haider, Healing Herbs, Shambala Spiritual Transformation Institute, Meditation for the Soul, and Relax Into Success, Punjab teas, and at www.paulhaider.comfeel free to contact him any time. Also check out Dr. Haider’s radio show at July show to be about “The Power of Compassion”

About Dr. Paul Haider

Dr. Paul Haider has been a Master Herbalist for over 25 years. Dr. Haider helps those looking for healing and realization. Dr. Haider has over 4,000 articles about natural health and spirituality, a radio show, and writes for many magazines including OM Times Magazine. Dr. Paul Haider - Contact him on his Website contact form at - and also on FB under Dr. Paul Haider
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2 Responses to Toothache Plant – A Highly Prized Medicinal Herb

  1. Anonymous Plant Lover says:

    I chew on the leaves and eat them. It helps relieves menstrual cramps naturally and quicker than midol. The leaves have a salty taste and it mildly numbs the tongue much less than chewing on fresh ginger which also relieves cramps.

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