While we end up spending most of our lives prepping our skin and bringing our body in shape, we completely forget about the mouth. There are a lot of issues with the teeth, gums and the cavities go through which need immediate attention. Also, not to forget gingivitis, tartar, and bad breath. Here are some remedies which you can use in order to treat these problems at the comfort of your homes…

Homemade Recipe To Eliminate Tartar, Gingivitis And Whitening Your Teeth
Homemade Recipe To Eliminate Tartar, Gingivitis And Whitening Your Teeth

Lemon, Baking soda And Salt For Mouth

Things you will need:

 Lemon Juice  1 tbsp
 Baking soda  1 tbsp
 Salt  1 tbsp

Procedure:

  1. Take a bowl and add 1 tbsp of each lemon juice, baking soda and salt in it.
  2. Mix all the ingredients really well.
  3. Wet your toothbrush and dip it in the solution.
  4. Apply it onto your teeth and brush in verticle and horizontal motions for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Rinse it off.

Repeat this treatment 2-3 times in a week for best results.

Lemon and baking soda both contain bleaching properties which help in looseing the plaque and washing it away. Baking soda also contains properties which can kill the bacteria that cause problems like a bad smelling mouth, gum infections like gingivitis and fungus apart from the plaques.

Essential Oil Treatment

Things you will need:

 Tea Tree Oil  2 drops
 Clove Oil  2 drops

Procedure:

  1. Take a bowl and add 2 drops of each tea tree and clove oils in it.
  2. Mix them really well.
  3. You can also add a little bit of any suitable carrier oil if you don’t want to use essential oil directly on your teeth.
  4. Apply this solution onto your teeth and brush as you do normally.
  5. Rinse it off using cold water and use toothpaste if needed.

Repeat this treatment twice in a week to see changes on your teeth.

Essential oils contains antibacterial properties which work on the tarter and also on the gingivitis and solve the problem from the roots. The process might take longer but it will be done in the most effective and gentle way.

Baking soda and Lemon juice

Things you will need:

 Baking Soda  1/2 Tsp
 Lemon juice  1 Tsp
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Procedure:

  1. Take a bowl, add 1/2 Tsp of baking soda and 1 Tsp of lemon juice in it.
  2. Mix both the ingredients well and set it aside.
  3. Take your brush, wet it and take the baking soda and lemon paste on it.
  4. Apply it directly on your teeth and brush using vertical and horizontal strokes.
  5. Do this for a minute and rinse it off using cold water.

Repeat this remedy once every day.

Baking soda and lemon both contain bleaching properties which help in whitening the teeth. This mix will loosen the tarters layer from the teeth and rinsing your mouth will help in washing it away.

Aloe Vera Treatment For Gingivitis

Things you will need:

 Aloe Vera Juice  3 tbsp
 Water  1 Cup

Procedure:

  1. Take 3 tbsp of aloe vera gel in your mouth and start swishing it around.
  2. Do this for 30 seconds and rinse the solution off.
  3. Take a glass of water in your mouth and swish with that one time.
  4. Spit it out and you are done.

Repeat this treatment 2-3 times in a day.

This aloe vera treatment is the most natural and subtle way of reducing plaque and gingivitis due to its antibacterial properties. As it is such a mild ingredient, you will not need to dilute it and it will be gentle on your gums as well teeth.

Coconut oil, Baking Soda and Peppermint oil

Things you will need:

 Baking Soda  2-3 tbsp
 Coconut Oil  1/2 Cup
 Peppermint Oil  15-30 drops

Procedure:

  1. Take 1/2 a cup of coconut oil and melt it.
  2. Use a fresh bowl, add the melted coconut, 2-3 tbsp of baking soda and 15-30 drops of peppermint oil in it.
  3. Mix all the ingredients really well and set it aside.
  4. Scoop some mix out on your toothbrush and brush normally for a minute.
  5. Rinse it off using normal water if you have teeth-sensitivity, otherwise, use cold water.

Repeat this treatment daily, twice, once in the morning and then at night.

Peppermint contributes in killing the bacteria that causes infection while baking soda with its bleaching properties scrubs the yellowness out. Coconut oil contains antibacterial properties which help in treating and curing all kinds of oral problems. It also help in killing bacteria that cause gingivitis and teeth yellowing.

Apple Cider Vinegar Treatment

Things you will need:

 Apple Cider Vinegar  2 Tsp
 Water  1/4th Cup
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Procedure:

  1. Take a glass and add 1/4th cup of water in it.
  2. Add 2 Tsp of apple cider vinegar and mix well.
  3. Fill your mouth with this solution and swish it between your teeth.
  4. Do this for 15-20 seconds and spit out.
  5. Follow it up with your normal brushing routine after using apple cider solution on the teeth.

Repeat this treatment everyday.

Using a diluted mix of apple cider vinegar with water is perfect for teeth as it helps in working on the gingivitis, stains, tarter and even bad breath very gently. ACV is a clearing agent which has properties that washes off the bacteria and also work on the yellowness. It is capable of treating gum disease caused by mouth bacteria as well.

Lemon, Cinnamon And Honey

Things you will need:

 Lemons  2
 Lukewarm Water  1 cup
 Cinnamon  1/2 Tsp
 Honey  1 Tsp
 Baking soda  1 Tsp

Procedure:

  1. Take a bowl and squeeze 2 whole lemons in it.
  2. Add in 1 cup of lukewarm water, 1/2 Tsp of cinnamon, 1 Tsp of honey and 1 Tsp of baking soda to it and mix them really well.
  3. Transfer this into a bottle, close the lid and shake well.
  4. Sip the solution and swish it between your teeth as well as through your gums for a couple of minutes.
  5. Spit it out and rinse again using water.

Use this solution every day.

Cinnamon contains antioxidant properties which work on keeping the bacteria away that causes problems like gingivitis. This remedy will also work fine on someone who is experiencing a bad breathe. Baking soda and honey both also contribute in killing the bacteria that spoil the oral hygeine. Lemon with its citric acid scrubs the tarter out and remove other stains as well.


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Vani Kambali

Health and Wellness Content Writer at Glowpink
Health and wellness content writer at Glowpink, I find my solace in the words that I cook and serve to people for them to benefit from it. With my growing interest in health, wellness and travel sectors, I concentrate on capturing the things that I read and see from my eye and deliver it to people in the crispest manner for them to experience and take back something from it.
The story of my life- I hate writing, I love having written- Dorothy Parker
Vani Kambali

Vani Kambali

Health and Wellness Content Writer
Health and wellness content writer at Glowpink, I find my solace in the words that I cook and serve to people for them to benefit from it. With my growing interest in health, wellness and travel sectors, I concentrate on capturing the things that I read and see from my eye and deliver it to people in the crispest manner for them to experience and take back something from it. The story of my life- I hate writing, I love having written- Dorothy Parker

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