If you have bad breath, gingivitis or periodontitis …A probiotic lozenge or mouthwash might be your best bet.
The accompanying stomatitis is usually a gingivitis simply, and is apt to be circumscribed when more extensive.
A decoction of the powder gives good results as a gargle for aphthæ, gingivitis, and other inflammations within the buccal cavity.
gingivitis gin·gi·vi·tis (jĭn'jə-vī'tĭs)
Inflammation of the gums, characterized by redness and swelling.