Periodontal diseases are most widespread disease of mankind. The prevalence of periodontal disease is 70-80% throughout the globe. They are treated by non surgical, surgical therapy in addition to drugs when required. However, in the initial stage of periodontal disease treatment, the use of common herbs and oils is necessary to prevent the progression of periodontal disease. Herbs have been used for centuries to prevent and control disease. Herbs are plants used medicinally or for their flavor or scent. Herbs with medicinal properties are useful for the treatment for various diseases. Herbal preparations can be derived from the root, leaves, seeds, and flowers.The preparations often contain a concoction of chemical substances which may contain minerals and vitamins, and specific active ingredients. Herbs in Periodontics helps in imparting knowledge about herbs for the general dentist and periodontist in research and in indicating their use for their patients.