Teeth Whitening Home Remedies that Works – Safe

Many people are concerned with whitening teeth and spend lot of money on it.Dentists suggest for a OTC teeth whitener but the remedy given by it is only little bit and creates sensitivity to teeth.we can go for a natural remedy to have better result without any harm.Shining set of sparkling white teeth can make us look attractive,healthy,younger.Here we are going to discuss about some homemade remedies for teeth whitening.

Recipe 1:-

Baking soda and Lemon juice Paste

  1. Several teaspoons of baking soda
  2. Enough lemon juice or water to form a paste
  3. A toothbrush

baking soda paste for teeth


We can mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice or water and make a paste. Clean teeth and mouth by wiping with a paper towel. Using tooth brush apply onto teeth and leave for 1minute before affecting enamel just wash away. If we use water instead of lemon juice we can leave it for 3 minutes.

Recipe 2:-

  1. Strawberry, salt and baking soda scrub
  2. 1-3 large strawberries
  3. A pinch of sea salt
  4. ½ teaspoon of baking soda (optional)

strawberry tooth paste


We have to mash the berries into pulp and add a pinch of sea salt and 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda. We must wipe teeth and our mouth using paper towel, apply some portions of  the mixture in toothbrush and apply. Leave the mixture for 5 minutes and rinse. The result wil be better if used nightly.

Recipe 3:-

  1. Coconut oil Rinse
  2. About a tablespoon of coconut oil

oil pulling teeth


Before brushing the teeth,scoop out a tablespoon or a little less of coconut oil. Putting inside mouth and push, swish, pull the oil through and around our teeth for about 10-15 minutes, spit out and rinse with water. We can brush our teeth after this process.

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Best Home Remedies for whitening teeth naturally

Eat strawberries

Malic acid, astringent and vitamin C present in strawberries helps in reducing surface stains and washes away plaque.

brushing with strawberries and chewing them also whitens teeth.

Floss teeth

Flossing the teeth twice a day is recommended by dentists for more hygiene teeth and also removes stains to whiten the teeth.

Eat crunchy fruits and veggies

Apple, celery, carrots, strawberries are some fruits that on chewing removes bacteria, strains and excess food material from mouth.

Acids in fruits like malic acid in apple and strawberry helps in pulling teeth and supports whitening teeth.

Oil pulling

An indian remedy to enhance oral health and cleanse the body that is simple, very easy and inexpensive.

Use some organic oil in and around the mouth by swishing, sucking and pulling the oil in between teeth for 15-20 minutes and spit out the oil, rinse mouth using water thoroughly. Drink some two-three  glasses of water to enhance the body.

Food grade hydrogen peroxide

FGHP-Food Grade Hydrogen peroxide will prevent growth of bacteria ,infection, bad breath and also helps in whitening the teeth.

We can use some hydrogen peroxide and swish it inside mouth for few seconds and spit out or use 50% of water to dilute and swish inside mouth for 60 seconds and spit out.

Use a straw

Drinking coffee, Tea, Soda and wine with straw reduce the possibility of discoloured teeth.

Drinks with strong beverages may cause damage to enamel of the teeth and brushing teeth for each time is really not that easy so using a straw safeguard our teeth.

Baking soda

  • Quarter teaspoon of baking soda mixed with toothpaste to brush and rinsing with warm water whitens skin.
  • Combination lemon juice, white vinegar, hydrogen peroxide with baking soda also helps.
  • One tablespoon of  baking soda and 11/2 teaspoons of hydrogen peroxide with one cup of cold water to mouthwash.
  • We can also brush teeth with diluted baking soda 15 days once.

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Orange peel

Cleaning our teeth with fresh orange peel regularly reduces yellow tinge on it. Use it daily night and rub teeth to combat microorganism and reduce yellow.


Using lemon juice to gargle and scrubbing teeth with lemon peel can remove yellow discolouration from teeth.

Mixture of few drops of lemon juice and common salt, apply it on teeth for few minutes and rinse mouth to get rid of yellow stains.


Use common salt along with charcoal and brush teeth and also we can use mixing common salt with baking soda to brush teeth.

We can use common salt as tooth powder daily.

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