How to get rid of gingivitis and how long will it take?

I've been normally brushing twice daily and it is really painful! My gums hurt really badly and they start to bleed a lot. After I brush I use a mouth wash called Savacol I think, kind of like Listerine, It numbs the pain a bit but, I've been using it twice daily also and I can't taste any food! It... show more I've been normally brushing twice daily and it is really painful! My gums hurt really badly and they start to bleed a lot. After I brush I use a mouth wash called Savacol I think, kind of like Listerine, It numbs the pain a bit but, I've been using it twice daily also and I can't taste any food!
It hurts when I eat and I can't taste anything!

Is this the right way to get rid of Gingivitis? Or is there an easier and simpler way?
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