5 Home Remedies To Keep Your Mouth Healthy


Healthy mouth just doesn’t give you an attractive personality but also keep you fresh throughout your day. Healthy teeth and gums make your smile look more beautiful. Good oral hygiene keeps your teeth away from staining or getting yellowish and also make sure to keep your breath fresh. As per researchers, oral health problems also lead to several health issues like cardiovascular disease, strokes, kidney disease, and a number of other serious problems. In this article, we have got you a few of beneficial home remedies to keep your mouth healthy.

5 Ways To Keep Your Mouth Healthy

1. Oil Pulling

Oil-PullingOil pulling is an old method from Ayurveda to keep your mouth healthy. It is helpful in strengthening your teeth, gums, jaws and also, is capable of keeping your mouth safe from tooth decay. Oil pulling draws out the bacteria from your mouth and brightens your teeth effectively.

How to do? Swish your mouth with 1 tablespoon of sesame oil or coconut oil for about 20 minutes and then rinse your mouth with warm water. Use salt water to get rid of any extra bacteria from your mouth. Brush your teeth as usual and repeat this process daily in the morning (empty stomach). Note that do not gargle with the oil or do not swallow it.

2. Turmeric

TurmericWe all are aware of beneficial properties of turmeric which suggest that this natural ingredient is capable of serving you with antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. According to studies, it is proven that turmeric is effective in controlling plaque and preventing gingivitis.

How to use? Make a paste of one-fourth tablespoon of turmeric powder using plain water. Brush your teeth with this paste a minimum of 2 to 3 days a week.

3. Guava Leaves

Guava-LeavesA medical study states that guava leaves act as a cure for periodontal disease. It is not widely popular that these leaves serve as an excellent antiplaque, an antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agent which helps to keep your teeth strong.

How to use? Just chew a few guava leaves for a minimum of 5 to 10 minutes and then spit it out.

4. Green Tea

Green-TeaGreen tea is another natural ingredient which is blessed with the properties of taking care of dental problems. The antioxidants of green tea like polyphenols and catechins can prevent your mouth from tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease.

How to use? Drink 3 to 4 cups of green tea every day. For effective results, avoid adding sugar or honey to your green tea.

5. Basil

BasilBasil just doesn’t act as a mouth freshener but also act as an oral disinfectant. This natural product destroys germs that can cause cavities, plaque, bad breath and more.

How to use? Chew 4 to 5 basil leaves every day. Try to chew it thoroughly.

So, that sums up our remedies to keep your mouth healthy. If you have any other home remedy to share then do comment in the comment section below.

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