Thursday, 24 November 2016

5 Home Remedies to Make Your Tongue Clean

Hey! Your big smile just showed me your white coated tongue. Does it also cause bad breath, which is much embarrassing?

No need to worry much because given below are some of the effective home treatments, which would help get rid of the bacteria and germs deposited on your tongue as white debris. Let's see how to clean your tongue without using chemical based products. 



Salt can be used as the best natural scraper for cleaning your white coated tongue. Salt basically function as an antiseptic to kill the bacteria and germs on your tongue and mouth.

Method to use

  • Sprinkle a pinch of salt on your tongue and with the help of a toothbrush rub it gently for 2 minutes. Rinse it off with regular water.
  • You can also gargle with the of salt water solution twice a day.

Vegetable Glycerin

Vegetable glycerin can be another effective method for cleaning your white coated tongue. It can even help you to get rid of bad breath.

Method to use

Pour ½ tbsp of vegetable glycerin on your tongue. Gently brush your tongue with any soft toothbrush. Rinse your mouth with warm water. Follow this trick for at least 2 times a week for better results.

Oil Pulling

Oil pulling has been a traditional ayurvedic method for treating the white tongue. In today’s time also it has been practiced effectively for removing germs and bad breath from the mouth. You can even ask Dr Shankar Mishra, a well known ayurvedic doctor in Allahabad about the oil pulling method.

Method to use

Pour 1 tbsp of coconut or olive oil in your mouth before brushing your teeth and swish it all around for 2 minutes. Spit the oil out and rinse it off with warm water.

Note: never or ever try to gargle or swallow the oil.


Probiotics are good and helpful bacteria which help to get rid of bad bacteria and germs in our body. For cleaning your white coated tongue, probiotics can work effectively.

Method to use

  • In a glass of water mix 1 capsule of probiotics. After brushing just use the solution as a mouthwash for cleaning all the bad breath and white coated debris on your tongue.
  • Or you can also include probiotics supplements in your diet.

Aloe Vera Juice

Aloe Vera contains many anti-inflammatory properties in it, which is much helpful in healing all the oral problems easily.

Method to use

Pour 1 tbsp of aloe vera juice in your mouth. Swish it all around for a 2 minutes. Spit it out and rinse off your mouth with cold water.

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