Are Your Teeth Stained Yellow? Whiten Them In Just 14 Days With This Turmeric Toothpaste

A lot of the foods and drinks we consume cause staining and discoloration to our teeth. While not the prettiest thing, this discoloration is also indicative of poor oral health. Rather than try desperately to remove the more aggressive antagonists, like wine and coffee, it may behoove you to add this all natural, seriously effective spark to your daily regimen.

We are talking about turmeric. You probably have seen all the recent news posts hailing the various fantastic properties of this herb. While the modern Western side of the world is waking up to realizing the many niches that turmeric fills, cultures around the worl have used it for centuries.

There are ways to whiten your teeth but they can be expensive and don't ensure dental health. Most consumer products chemically look a lot like bleaching or coloring. Turmeric not only clears away stains and discolorations, it helps to improve the health of your teeth. Turmeric also actively creates an environment in your mouth that discourages gum diseases.

To make a the paste that will whiten your smile you will need the following.
  • Turmeric Powder, 1/2 to 1 tsp
  • Coconut Oil, 1 tbsp
  • Peppermint Oil, (Optional, for taste and scent) use what you are comfortable with but don't go overboard
Mix all these ingredients in a bowl. Once it is a homogeneous mixture, dip your toothbrush in it. With a good portion on your toothbrush, scrub your teeth as you would normally. After scrubbing let the paste sit on your teeth and gums for five to seven minutes. Rinse out your mouth and spit.

You will notice the difference quickly within a couple of days. What's great about this is not only the nutrient enriching properties of turmeric, but the chemical simplicity. You made it, and control the ingredients, so you can personally verify the lack of toxins. Many health and beauty products have seriously debilitating toxins hidden away. See our article on Colgate Total having triclosan, a cancer causing chemical.