Everybody wishes dazzling white teeth but most of the people don’t have that naturally. Yellow teeth are so embarrassing and unhealthy too. With time, teeth get discolored and become yellow when white enamel of teeth is covered with dentin (tooth’s inner layer).
The enamel also becomes yellow due to poor eating habits, health problems, lifestyle factors, smoking, etc. There are a number of herbal treatments which can give you sparkling white teeth if treated properly. Below are top six herbal treatments to get rid of yellow teeth.
Top Herbal Remedies For Yellow Teeth
Holy Basil Leaves
Holy Basil (Ocimum sanctum) leaves contain anti-bacterial properties and are very beneficial to treat yellow teeth and other dental problems too. Dry these leaves in the sun and grind it dry to make smooth powder.
Use this powder for brushing your teeth and you will see visible results in 2-3 weeks. Use of these leaves are also helpful in treating bad breathe, gum ache, and pyorrhea.
Babul (Acacia Arabica) is one of the most popular and highly effective herbal remedy for whitening teeth. Since ancient times, twigs of Babul are used for brushing teeth.
In villages, till now people use them as disposable brushes. It is observed that people who use babul twigs have less teeth or gum problems and have whiter teeth too. There is a material called tannin present in babul which works as a natural whitener for teeth.
Mustard (Brassica Nigra) seeds are extracted from the flowers of mustard plant. Thereafter oil Is extracted from mustard seeds and used for the treatment of yellow teeth.
Rub this oil 2-3 times on your teeth to remove the yellow layer of dentin. For better results, add a pinch of black salt powder to this oil. Your teeth will whiten in a week or two if this treatment is done on a regular basis.
Margosa (Azadirachtha Indicia) tree or neem tree is very popular in India. Neem contains a number of qualities and its seeds, fruits, leaves, and barks are used for treatment of several health related problems.
It has amazing anti-bacterial properties and is admirably used for the treatment of yellow teeth. Use barks of neem or its twigs for brushing your teeth and you will observe your teeth turning shiny in just a few days.
Banyan (Ficus Rengrosa) trees are also very common and popular in India. Since ancient times, barks and leaves of banyan are used for making herbal medicines and contain a lot of qualities.
Chewing the root-sticks of banyan and using them as disposable tooth brush provides natural astringent to teeth and makes them healthy odor-free, and sparkling.
If it is season of strawberries, you can easily try out this herbal and natural treatment. Take some ripped strawberries and mash them; you can also blend them in a blender to make a smooth paste.
Rub this paste on your teeth with your fingers or a tooth brush for 3-4 minutes. Rinse it off properly to remove its seeds. Strawberries contain malic acid which is natural bleach to whiten teeth.