Herbs have been fascinating the medial science with their powerful healing and germ-fighting properties, probably since the beginning of the civilisation, and oral care is no exception. From removing stains, plaque or tartar and freshening the breath, to relieving biting tooth pain, there is a herbal remedy for most of the oral ailments. Bringing together the healing properties of these herbs, several toothpastes have flooded the market shelves. Not only do they provide chemical-free oral care but are free from any side effects. Find some of the best ones in the listicle below.
Meswak, better known by the name of ‘Toothbrush Tree' is a rare herb native to South Asia and South Africa, which is being used in oral care for centuries now. Rich in resins and silica, it prevents dental caries and helps remove stains. Similarly, the essential oils stimulate the flow of saliva, vitamin C repairs the tissues, and alkaloids exert a bactericidal effect. This toothpaste by Dabur brings in the goodness of this herb and is free from paraben, fluoride, triclosan, formalin or any other chemical. It would be safe to say that this herbal pick helps in fighting off cavities, plaque and germs, improves the gum grip and removes bad odour.
This toothpaste brings in the goodness of Meswak, the rare herb known for its teeth and gum protecting properties. It is rich in essential oils, resins, silica, alkaloids, and vitamin C.
Our mouth houses an unimaginably large number of microbes and may also act as an entry point for potentially harmful ones. This formulated toothpaste claims to fight and stop these harmful germs entering the body, thereby preventing any infection. It includes a powerful blend of five Ayurvedic ingredients known for their oral-care properties since time immemorial- neem, clove, amla, tulsi and honey. Neem is known for removing germs and healing wounds, amla for its anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties, honey for soothing and wound healing, clove for pain relief and bad odour removal, and tulsi for anti-bacterial properties.
Fight off the potentially harmful germs from entering your body beyond the mouth with this Ayurvedic-formulated toothpaste which comes with a blend of traditionally known gum protecting natural ingredients- neem, clove, amla, tulsi and honey.
If you are looking for a chemical-free alternative for teeth whitening, you have landed upon the right choice. This premium herbal pick by Colgate is a perfect blend of natural whitening extracts from pineapple, the rare herb miswak, and papaya. While papaya helps to remove surface stains, the mild whitening agents present in papaya help fade enamel stains. Miswak, in addition to this, fights off plaque and germs. The toothpaste is free from any chemical bleach and is safe for all teeth.
This bleach-free teeth whitening herbal toothpaste brings in the extracts of papaya, pineapple and miswak- all of which are known for their natural teeth whitening and oral care properties.
On flipping the pages of Ayurveda for oral care remedies, stumbling across the mention of clove and tulsi is unavoidable. While clove is popular primarily for its tooth pain relief properties, tulsi has strong anti-bacterial ones. Together, these offer a powerful blend that helps to unlock healthy teeth and gums. This toothpaste by Biotique is rich in extracts from both these herbal picks and helps in controlling tartar, removing stains, and fighting off the germs. Needless to say, it freshens the breath and brings in a beautiful smile.
Tulsi and clove enjoy an undisputed presence across the oral care spectrum, thanks to their rich oral health stimulating properties. This toothpaste brings elements from both of these wonderous ingredients and helps in controlling tartar, whitening teeth, removing stains, and refreshing the breath.
These are less abrasive as compared to synthetic ones.
They also bring in the goodness of natural ingredients for oral care.
They don’t pose any risk to health in case of accidental swallowing.
These are kinder to the environment and do not contaminate the oceans as compared to chemical ones.
|Best Toothpastes With Herbal Extracts: The Age-Old Formula For Happy Teeth||Price in India|
|Dabur Meswak Complete Oral Care Toothpaste||₹ 52|
|Colgate Swarna Vedshakti Toothpaste||₹ 304|
|Himalaya Herbals Sparkling White Toothpaste - 150 g (Pack of 2)||₹ 159|
|Biotique 4 Clove and Tulsi Complete Care Toothpaste, 140 g||₹ 499|
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