We all strive for a beautiful smile and white teeth. Having white teeth and Hollywood smile is a dream for many people. The teeth become more yellowish over time as a result of smoking, poor diet, coffee, red wine or due to drinking tap water. Moreover, the teeth lose their natural enamel and become unhealthy and unattractive. Therefore, using only your paste to whiten your teeth is simply not enough. The commercial pastes are full of chemicals and thus, they aren’t the healthier choice. Going to the dentist’s to have your teeth whitened is a possibility, yet expensive and can have an adverse effect.
Hence, we are presenting you a powerful and all-natural method to whiten your teeth at home. The main ingredients are turmeric and coconut oil.
Why are Turmeric and Coconut Oil Beneficial for Teeth Whitening?
Turmeric is 100% natural ingredients used for teeth whitening which doesn’t have any side effects. The main component in turmeric is curcumin, which has antiseptic, antibiotic and anti-inflammatory properties. Thus, besides whitening the teeth, turmeric will help with a toothache and gingivitis. Moreover, the micro bacterial properties will help with gum recession and with oral infections. What’s also amazing about this powerful spice is that it is suitable for people with sensitive teeth.
Coconut Oil is an inexpensive and natural product which has been used for various uses throughout the years. Coconut oil is very beneficial for the teeth because it doesn’t contain any harmful chemicals and foaming agents. It is very effective for tooth decay and plaque. Moreover, it eliminates the stains from the teeth and fights cavity-causing bacteria. You can try the paste below or simply practice the Oil Pulling Method, which is the most effective natural way for oral care.
Natural Toothpaste Recipe
- 1 tbsp of coconut oil
- 2 capsules of turmeric
- Peppermint oil (optional)
First, mix the coconut oil and the turmeric together. Then, add a bit of peppermint oil and mix all ingredients well.
Apply the mixture on a toothbrush as brush your teeth as with your normal toothpaste.