Why it works: Crunchy foods are very good at scraping away stuck on food and plaque. The munching action from eating apples spurs a cleansing action that shakes up the plaque that clings to gums and teeth. The saliva generated from the chewing is also great for flushing the mouth of bacteria near the gum line.
How it works: Eat a raw apple about an hour after meals which helps to clean the teeth and heal the gums.
The self cure remedy of Eat apple for the care and relief of Gingivitis has an effectiveness score of 3.0 and a popularity score of 43 on the self-cure system.