How to Get Rid of Yellow Teeth: Herbal Remedies

Don’t lose hope to get a nice smile! Ayurveda helps you to get rid of it.

Why these Yellow Teeth?

Causes for Pale Teeth

There is not a single, but are many (causes)

1. Diet

Food beverages such as coffee, soda, cold drinks, chocolates, and red wine are potential causes of yellow teeth, which can cause the decolorization of teeth.

2.  Fluoride

Excessive fluoride intake is also a reason for discoloration, though it helps to replenish the lost calcium. Excessive fluoride may be the reason for discoloration.

3.  Illness

Certain medical conditions or medications can also result in yellow teeth. Medicines for asthma and high blood pressure are also causes of yellow teeth, patients who are undergoing chemotherapy for head or neck may develop yellow teeth.

4.  Poor Oral Hygiene

It is one of the main causes of yellow teeth but even most diligent flosses and brushes can result in yellow teeth. As aging develops you get more discoloration of teeth.

5.  Smoking

Smoking is one of the main causes of discoloration of teeth as smoking has a very bad impact on our teeth as it can give the smoker stubborn stains that easily shed their mark on teeth.

How to Make it White from Pale?

1.  Improve your diet

For white shining teeth, astringent, sweet and pungent foods should be restricted. They help them to build excessive plaque, as plaque results in loosening the whiteness of teeth. To avoid plaque we must include these bitter and pungent foods in our diet.

2.  Try to Avoid These

Chewing paan, gutka, eating lots of chocolates, all these foods can result in cream yellow kind of stains or brown stains. So it’s advised you to avoid them, even if you are habitual, try to shed it. As it helps you to retain a shining smile.

Home Remedies for Whitening of Teeth

1.  Rock Salt and Roasted Alum

As rock salt has natural preservatives and properties of alum can do wonders for whitening of teeth.

How to use it?

Take some quantity of rock salt and mix it with powdered roasted alum and the mixture of it should be rubbed gently on the teeth, once daily for 45 days.

2.  Lime Peel

Lemon contains a high quantity of vitamin-C and it has bleaching agents too so it is helpful in giving you the shiny teeth.

How to use it?

Have some Lime peel, before going to bed make a paste of its peel and apply it on teeth but make sure that after applying it you should not eat or drink anything. Lime peel helps you to fight with the microorganisms during your sleep. Try this for more than 45 days for satisfactory results.

3.  Sodium Bicarbonate

Daily use of sodium bicarbonate on teeth is a good practice as it can neutralize bacterial acids in the mouth and avoid the decay of microbes in the mouth.

How to use it?

Even you can use it instead of toothpaste, but if you are habitual of using toothpaste then after brushing your teeth, add sodium bicarbonate and some hydrogen peroxide with some peppermint oil. Try this experiment for sixty days and see a positive result.

4.  Amalaki (Phyllanthus Emblica )

Amalaki contains a large quantity of vitamin-C, hence it’s very useful in teeth disorders.

How to apply it?

Take some powder of Amalaki and rub it on teeth, keep it for 25 to 30 minutes then rinse with water, it helps you to restore your whiteness.

5.  Strawberries and Tomato

Strawberries and tomatoes, both are a good sources of vitamin-c, hence they have properties to fight with the plaque and helps to maintain your teeth whitening and shining.

How to apply it?

Make a paste of strawberries, mix it with tomato paste, after mixing them both, apply it on teeth as they are a great source of vitamin-C, help you clearing the plaque and gives you white teeth.

6.  Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar contains therapeutic properties and has bleaching properties to reduce stains on teeth, thus it is recommended to use it for whitening of teeth.

How to apply it?

Take a cotton ball and soak it into the Apple cider vinegar and apply it on to the teeth, but don’t use it because excessive use of it may harm the teeth.

7.  Coconut Oil Pulling

Having some plaque on your teeth is good but excessive can cause various problems, with the help of coconut oil pulling you can reduce bad breath and gum inflammation.

How to do it?

Oil pulling or swishing in the mouth with coconut oil is a good method of removing the plaque, as it is known for making teeth whitish. Hence coconut oil pulling is helpful in reducing plaque.

8.  Banana Peel

As banana is the storehouse of manganese, magnesium, potassium and all these minerals help in removing stains from teeth.

How to apply it?

Take the dried peel of banana in powder form and rub it gently over your teeth for 2 to 5 minutes and let them remain for 10 minutes, afterward rinse them with water and do this once daily for 12 days without break.

9.  Orange Peel

As orange peel contains glucarate, limonene, pectin, and soluble fiber, this helps to remove stains from teeth, thus gives you a nice smile.

How to apply it?

Orange has high vitamin-C contents and is also very good for the enamel of teeth. Take some dried orange peel and make powder, mix it with some olive oil and rub it on teeth gently for 2 minutes. Keep it on for 5 to 8 minutes after that rinse it with water, repeat it for 15 days, once a day. It helps you to give a good result if the condition is (teeth are pale yellowish) then continue it for 30 days

10.  Fruits and Vegetables High in Water Content

Eating raw fruits with high water content at the end of the meal is a good habit, if taken regularly it has also very good results on teeth as it helps in more saliva production and also helps to remove food particles that are stuck in your teeth.

11.  Good Hygiene Habits

Try to adopt good hygiene practices, Brush your teeth after each meal, if not possible then at least for twice a day, in the morning and evening, Use a good quality brush and after a recommended period, changing of brush is necessary, use the brush while brushing the teeth in upward to downward motion. Try to remove food particles while brushing.

Herbs for Pale Teeth

1.  Banyan( Ficus religiosa )

Banyan tree has astringent properties, which makes teeth whiter and gums healthier.

How to use it?

Aerial roots of the banyan tree are used for cleaning teeth, a person suffering from pale teeth can use it once in a day. It is recommended to use it for 20 to 30 days for pale teeth.

2.  Neem ( Azadirachta indica)

Neem is rich in antiseptic and Ayurvedic properties, which helps in destroying germs cavities and fights the bacteria responsible for bad breath and helps to make teeth whiter and brighter.

How to use it?

We can use Neem for pale teeth by using Neem twigs obtained from branches of Neem tree for cleaning of teeth, another method of using Neem is just simply boiled it into the water and use the liquid obtained after boiling for gargle, it helps in wiping off the bacteria and also helps you in giving a nice brighter smile.

3.  Babool (Acasia arabica)

It’s one of the best herbs according to Ayurveda for teeth and oral hygiene, the component tannin present in babool is very effective in teeth whitening and its twigs are also very effective in teeth whitening.

How to use it?

Take dried twig of babool, soak it in water for the whole night. You can also combine it with clove and black pepper powder and make a paste of it by adding mustard oil in it and just apply it over your teeth. Once-daily for 20 days is recommended for the whitening of teeth.

4.  Tulsi (Basil) (Ocimum tenuiflorum)

Tulsi has anti-microbial properties and ursolic acid and caracole constituents and has miraculous properties of destroying for microbes and bacteria.

How to apply it?

Pyorrhea and bleeding of gums are treated very effectively with the help of dried leaves of Tulsi and it is very effective for whitening teeth and helps make enamel of teeth healthy. Just take some powder made by the dried Tulsi leaves, add few drops of olive oil and apply the paste made by this combination on the teeth, once daily for 15 to 20 days. It is very useful in reducing inflammation in gums, hence it stops them to bleed and reduce the gum pain also.

Tips from Ayurveda for Pale Teeth:

Try to maintain good oral hygiene, brush teeth after every meal, at least twice a day; Regular dental checkups are necessary for the health of your teeth. Eat a healthy diet and try to maintain a healthy lifestyle by avoiding nicotine, coffee, smoking and chewing of petal leaves (paan). So try a healthy lifestyle and have white teeth with a nice smile. For Better Info Visit:

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan

Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD - Ayurveda) is a Globally Renowned Ayurveda Physician with Expertise of more than 25 Years. He is the CEO & Founder of, a leading Ayurveda Brand, Manufacturing, and Export Company with a Chain of Clinics and Branches in the US, Europe, Africa, Southeast Asia, India, and other parts of the World. He is also an Ayurveda Author who has written Books on Ayurveda, translated into Many European Languages. One of his Books is "Ayurveda – God’s Manual for Healing". He is on a Mission to Spread Ayurveda All Over the Planet through all the Possible Mediums. With his Vast Experience in Herbs and their Applied Uses, he is successfully treating Numerous Patients suffering from Various Ailments with the help of the Purest Herbal Supplements, Diet, and Lifestyle, according to the Principles of Ayurveda. For More Details, visit. Read More

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