Turmeric has already been proven to offer countless health benefits; among these include its involvement in the treatment of digestive complications, skin conditions, heartburn, and arthritis. Its countless health benefits stem from the presence of cur cumin, a compound that can is mainly used for reducing inflammation.
But aside from these, did you know that turmeric can also aid in your oral hygiene maintenance? A homemade turmeric mouthwash can whiten your teeth, prevent the build-up of plaque, and completely remove bad breath.
Here’s how you can create your own personal homemade turmeric mouthwash:
1 teaspoon of organic turmeric powder
1 teaspoon of whole cloves
1 cup of water
2 drops of 100% pure essential oil (optional)
1. Boil the water in a pan.
2. After boiling, turn off the heat and add the cloves and turmeric powder. Let the spices absorb one another for 10 minutes.
3. Strain the mixture; add essential oil to the liquid mixture.
4. Shake or stir the mixture
Congratulations! You have finished making your own homemade turmeric mouthwash. You can store the compound you have created in the fridge for future use.
Remember to use this mouthwash at least twice (once in the morning and once in the evening) so as to maximize its effects on your oral hygiene. Also, take note that this homemade turmeric mouthwash should NOT be swallowed, just like every other mouthwash brands.
Usage of turmeric mouthwash has been proven to reduce the rate of Periodontitis (the inflammation of the tissues that support your teeth), Oral Cancer (the rapid growth of cancerous cells in the mouth), and Oral Submucosal Fibrosis (the hardening of the tissue located in the lining of your mouth).
These diseases can be highly incapacitating and dangerous, so why not protect your health and your life by using this affordable, easy-to-make mouthwash?