Making homemade mouthwash is super easy and you can use all natural ingredients that will benefit your overall dental health. Turmeric not only has full of health and beauty benefits but there are also plenty of oral benefits. Turmeric contains anti-viral and antibacterial properties that help to cleanse the teeth removing the bacterial infection.
Turmeric mouthwash can be used in whitening the teeth, prevention of plaque, bad breath and gingivitis. This homemade mouthwash contains cloves, cloves have antibacterial and antifungal properties. It helps to keep your breath fresh and clean. Clove oil is a popular remedy to soothe a toothache or minor cavities.
You will need -
1 cup water
1 teaspoon of organic turmeric powder
1 teaspoon whole cloves
2 drops of 100% pure essential oil (optional) - for flavor and fresh breath
Below is a recipe -
Bring the water to a boil and add cloves and turmeric. Remove from the heat and let the spices infuse for about 10 minutes. Strain the mixture and add in the essential oil.
Give it a quick shake and swish the mixture around in your mouth for at least 1 minute, then spit it out. Do not swallow.