Top 5 Ways to use Neem for Teeth and Gums
Posted by The Neem Queen on November 01, 2016
Ever wondered how you can whiten your teeth naturally, without chemicals, fluoride and fake sugars? Today we are going to cover the top 5 ways of how to use neem for teeth and gums, improving your overall oral health.
Neem bark powder is a natural antimicrobial remedy that provides natural teeth whitening and helps freshen your breath. In addition, neem bark powder helps to counter bacteria that may cause cavities, inflammation and gum disease.
Here are 5 ways to use Neem Daily for improved oral health.
1. Chew Neem Leaves
Chewing raw neem leaves could help you eradicate bad breath and kills the bacteria, plaque or tartar commonly building up in gums and teeth. This will help kill plaque and expose whiter teeth.
2. Chew Neem Bark
Another way on how to use neem for teeth whitening is chewing neem bark. It also helps fight dental disease. It is shown that chewing on neem bark can prevent the onset of dental disorders or cavities.
3. Boil Neem Leaves In Water
One of great ways on how to use neem for teeth whitening is boiling a bunch of neem leaves in the bowl of water. Boil it till tepid water before straining off the solution. Gargle with this concoction. This will help drive the existed bacteria
away and ensure your teeth stay in healthy condition for a long span of time. Do it on a regular basis to sparkle white teeth naturally. An easier solution would be to use Neem Tea bags to brew in hot water, you could then gargle, swish and swallow. Cleansing your mouth and insides as well.
4. Brush With Neem Toothpaste or Neem Tooth Powder
Neem is one of popular ingredients in most of herbal-based toothpastes. You could use such toothpastes for brushing your teeth. Regular use of such products will ensure healthy, clean and white teeth. Read below on how you can use Neem Bark Powder in your daily routine or easily make your own homemade Neem Toothpaste. Also, you can check out the Neem Queen's all natural, fluoride free Neem Bark Toothpowder. Comes in 3 great flavors!
5. Use Neem Twigs
In regard to using neem for teeth whitening, you can use neem twig as a toothbrush to get such effect. In the old days
the people in India did not use neem toothpaste. They used neem toothbrushes instead. Chewing on a neem twig has for many centuries been the commonly preferred way to prevent gum disease and maintain healthy teeth. Being obtained from neem trees’ branches, neem twigs are cut into small sizes of 15-20 cm. The bark will be removed off in order to help the twig not harsh on the teeth and gum, just a gentle layer of thin skin still remains.
Dentists suggest using neem twigs because it helps in eliminating different sorts of tooth troubles. Also, it aids in whitening teeth and making it shiny. Buy a neem twig from the local market or simply break in a neem tree branch, cut off a twig after that. Just chew on the twig twice per day, in the morning and evening. When the fibers separate after chewing, the twig will form a brush afterwards and you could begin brushing your pearls with it.
How to make easy Neem Toothpaste at home:
Neem bark powder for teeth can be used with toothpaste, or replace toothpaste all together. Just add a few dashes to your toothbrush, brush for about two minutes, and rinse. If you prefer toothpaste, look for a natural brand that is fluoride-free like or make your own paste by mixing 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1 teaspoon neem powder, and a half-teaspoon of water in a small bowl.
Neem bark has been promoted on the Dr. Oz show, where Dr. Oz explained, “It’s a secret plaque-fighter. Neem extract acts as an anti-inflammatory and helps to prevent gum disease…it tastes a little bit like mouthwash.” If you’re worried about the dangerous ingredients in many oral care products and looking for a natural regimen for yourself and your family, you should consider giving neem bark a try.
Read more about how to use Neem for your teeth, gums and oral care.