Helping Dental Anxiety Naturally

Many people are afraid of going to the dentist. The following remedies my help with anxiety and fear, helping to calm nerves. Avoid using medications that calm as they may have side effects.

Disclaimer: some drugs and herbs should not be combined.

Natural Healing Protocol: Combining supplements will do more to support your body’s ability to function properly than using just one. Use the following remedies for best results — your ability to heal will depend on the severity and length of time your symptoms have been present.

Natural Healing Protocol

Herbs for Anxiety about Dental Appointments

Herbs are plants valued for their specific strengthening/ tonifying properties.

The following herbs are directed toward stress of dental exams.

Dave’s Mood Formula – combination of melissa, hops, mistletoe, bitter orange, peppermint, and valerian – take several days before going to the dentist, to calm and nourish the nerves

Melissa (Lemon balm) – calming to the heart and nerves

Lavender – improves digestion, lessens stress

St. John’s wort – calming to the nerves, also assisting mild depression

Cell Salts to Help Anxiety for Seeing a Dentist

To make a cell salt solution, put up to 10 tablets of each cell salt in a 16- to 24-ounce bottle; fill with water and swirl to dissolve tablets. Sip throughout the day.

Biochemic phosphates – contains all five phosphates, calc phos, ferr phos, kali phos, mag phos, and nat phos to feed nerves; also good for mild depression.

Dental Anxiety Homeopathic Remedies

Homeopathic remedies are non-toxic natural medicines safe for everyone including infants and pregnant or nursing women. You may use 6X, 30X, 6C or 30C potencies.

Aconitum – severe anxiety and restlessness before a dental procedure. Children cry and hold onto their mother tightly. Helps adults that can’t stand the sight of blood.

Argentum nit – general fear of nightmares, fears of tests and dentists.

Chamomilla – inconsolable, restless children that want to be held. Anger, screaming.

Gelsemium – inner trembling, nervousness. Feels exhausted.

Ignatia – changeable moods; from courageous to full of fear. Always hopes that things will get better. Fears moving, sighs a lot.


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Copyright 2015 by David R. Card