7 Herbs to Whiten Your Yellowish Teeth Naturally


It is not wrong to say that the teeth are indicators of the beauty of the face. A person with yellow or brown teeth is looked down upon. Hence it is extremely necessary to take proper care of teeth.

Proper brushing and care of the teeth should be taken regularly to keep the teeth clean and white. Stained teeth can be due to poor dental hygiene, hereditary factors, infections and improper metabolism leading to discolouration of the teeth.

Most ingredients for these natural teeth whitening methods you probably already have at home somewhere in your kitchen or medicine cabinet. They are easy to apply and very powerful. And if you don’t have them, most are very affordable or downright cheap.

There are certain cases when people no matter how many times they brush their teeth, still have stained teeth due to too much consumption of coffee, tea , chewing raw tobacco , chewing beetle leaves, smoking etc.

Here 7 Herbs to Whiten Your Yellowish Teeth Naturally

Licorice root
The Africans have a herb that use for naturally clean and whiten their teeth. That herb is licorice root. Simply chew on a small piece of dried root until you create a small brush. You can use the improvised brush to clean your teeth or you can keep chewing the root.

Olive/Sesame/Coconut Oil
There is a process named oil putting and it is amazed how it helps for whitening your teeth. This teeth-whitening cleanser requires a spoonful of oil, sesame or coconut oil to the mouth and swish it your teeth the same way you swish your regular mouthwash. This need to be done for 15-20 minutes every time you wake up in the morning and do you daily hygiene routine.

Holy Basil
Holy Basil For Yellow TeethHoly basil leaves have bleaching properties and can be used for treating yellow teeth. Holy basil is also helpful in preventing your teeth from getting problems like pyorrhea.Leave a few leaves of holy basil in the bright sun for some time. Once the leaves become dry, grind them into a fine powder. Mix this powder with your regular toothpaste and use it to brush your teeth.

Orange Peel And Bay Leaves
A combination of bay leaves and orange peel is one of the best home remedies for whitening teeth. Take some orange peels and dry them completely in the sun and grind them to a powder.Do the same with basil leaves and mix equal quantities of bay leaf powder and orange peel powder. Use this mixture to rub vigorously on your teeth. This will make your teeth whiter and also fight any tooth or gum problems.

Turmeric Powder
You can use turmeric for whitening your teeth as well. Grind some turmeric into a coarse powder and add some salt and lime juice as well along with it. Use a toothbrush for brushing with this herbal paste. Doing this for a week itself will leave your teeth so clean and white. Continue 3 times a week for good results.

Bay Leaf
Take bay leaves and crush it into smaller parts and mix with orange peel powder. Citrus fruits are natural teeth whitening agents and hence mixing with any citrus fruit will exert a whitening effect on the teeth. Brush your teeth with this bay leaf and citrus mixture. However, do not add too much citrus juice as it can damage your enamel. So doing this thrice a week should be sufficient to leave your teeth white.

Banyan Roots
Banyan roots can also be used as use and throw toothbrushes to clean the teeth. They contain whitening astringent juices which make teeth whiter and gums healthier. Remember to wash the roots properly before using them.


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She is wife, mother and natural health advocate. After a number of close relatives got cancer, she left the corporate world to pursue their passion for health and wellness awareness. She brings a wealth of writing talent and a background in natural health. She enjoy reading and writing about all things related to exercise, nutrition, and healthy living.