By Aayushi Gupta

Published Dec 6, 2022

5 home remedies to whiten your teeth

If your teeth are turning yellow, you need to try these 5 home remedies to make them pearly white.

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Neem Stick

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Neem stick aka datun is a well-known medicinal herb used in Ayurvedic medicine that can help whiten teeth and reduce plaque buildup.

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Holy Basil

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Basil leaves are known to contain oil that kills bacteria and lowers the risk of tooth decay. Rub your teeth with a mixture of dried leaves and mustard oil.

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Activated Charcoal

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Yes, charcoal is also a popular remedy for discolouration of the teeth. It may clean stains from teeth and is highly absorbent. It also helps eliminate toxins and bacteria.

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Baking Soda

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A study published in the Journal of the American Dental Association found that baking soda is a safe remedy for tooth whitening. Additionally, it is thought to combat bacteria and reduce plaque.

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Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)

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Great for hair and skin, it is also beneficial for your oral health. Due to the acidic nature of ACV, it can be used to whiten yellow teeth.

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