Just as we take care of our skin, hair and health, oral care is equally important! Whenever we have out meals, bits of food get stuck between our teeth and flossing after every meal is important. not everyone is fond of flossing after every meal, at least using a gentle mouth wash after brushing and few times a day is recommended to keep teeth whiter and gums healthy. Looking out for an all natural gentle mouth wash recipe? Keep reading-
Turmeric- Turmeric, even if it is known for its staining effects it does not really stain teeth but in fact it helps remove stains and whiten teeth. Has anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties that help keep teeth free of plaque, germs etc. Keeps gums healthy too.
Peppermint Oil- Peppermint oil has anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties. It also has a great refreshing and cooling effect. Inhibits bacterial bio-film and prevent oral infections and dental problems. Freshens breath.
RECIPE FOR TURMERIC MOUTHWASH FOR HEALTHY GUMS AND WHITER TEETH:
Things you need-
- 1 cup water
- 2 teaspoons turmeric powder
- 15 drops peppermint oil
In a jar, add warm water and turmeric powder. Stir well and add in peppermint oil. Mix and transfer to an easy to use bottle. Use this as a regular mouth wash.