Turmeric vs whitening products

Turmeric is effective for whitening teeth, something that is quite striking for lovers of tooth whitening because teeth whitened in stores usually not only corrode the same but get rid of the enamel , causing them to be more sensitive and prone to discoloration. You’ll be surprised to know that just brushing the toothbrush in turmeric powder, brushing your teeth as you usually do and letting it act for 3-5 minutes, will work, then you should rinse thoroughly.

If you smoke or drink a lot of coffee, chances are you have discolored or stained teeth and you have probably needed treatments and products to whiten them, however, you should be aware that these products come with peroxide , at the moment is the best solution but in the long run is not so productive, continue reading to know why this spice is the best option.

Various teeth whitening products use the compound called chlorine dioxide , which is used to disinfect swimming pools, although it works perfectly to whiten teeth, they should not be applied to the mouth as they corrode the upper layer of the teeth , causing chemical burns on the gums or permanent damage and even loss of teeth.

While turmeric is a very popular spice in Asian cuisine, highly recognized for the great benefits it brings to health thanks to the active ingredient “curcumin”. It is able to prevent inflammation and other health problems such as arthritis , it also has antioxidant properties that help prevent damage to cells and DNA, effective for the prevention of chronic diseases such as heart disease and Alzheimer’s . To make matters worse, it is effective for teeth whitening.

Homemade remedies with turmeric for bright white teeth

-Turmeric-based tooth powder : You should have 1/8 teaspoon organic turmeric powder and 1 exclusive toothbrush (in case you are worried about a stained toothbrush)


1.Wet the brush

2.Immerse it in the turmeric powder.

3.Brush your teeth normally but do not rinse your mouth when you finish.

4.Let the turmeric act about 3-5 minutes.

5.Then spit and wipe the mouth with plenty of water.

6.After this, brush your teeth again with regular toothpaste and rinse well.

7.If you notice something yellow at the corners of the mouth, wash with a little soap or face wash since any remaining turmeric on your teeth will leave a yellowish tint, rinsing well is an important step to keep them white.

Turmeric-based Toothpaste: You will need a little coconut oil to create an easy-to-use turmeric paste, ¼ teaspoon organic turmeric powder, 1/8 teaspoon melted coconut oil and an exclusive toothbrush if so you wish.


1.Mix the powder of the spice and the coconut oil in a bowl.

2.Attach it to your toothbrush.

3.Brush your teeth as you normally do without rinsing your mouth.

4.Leave the natural toothpaste for 3-5 minutes to take effect.

5.Afterwards, proceed to rinse thoroughly with plenty of water and try to remove most of the remains of the spice on both the teeth and gums.

6.Brush your teeth with your usual toothpaste and rinse well.

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