These easy home treatments can get your teeth whiter than some whitening strips!

1. Gum Receding – causes infection and tooth decay

Gum Receding – causes infection and tooth decay

The receding gum lines provoke infection and result in tooth decay eventually so use any of the following options to cure it quickly.

2. Oil Pulling

Oil Pulling

Gargle your mouth with sesame oil as the oil has capabilities to fight plaque buildup. You can use warm oil to protect the gums and teeth.

3. Green tea

Green tea

Green tea is the best remedy to soothe inflamed gums and destroy bacteria which is responsible for the infection. Hence, drink a warm cup of green tea regularly.

4. Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is famous for its inflammatory and antibacterial abilities and is even used to safeguard the gums from existing and further infection. You can use Aloe Vera's gel as a mouthwash or while brushing teeth.

5. Eucalyptus oil

Eucalyptus oil

This oil is very useful in killing bacteria in the mouth and even acts as an anti-inflammatory for infected and swollen gums. The oil's protective properties help to soothe irritated gums. Use this oil as mouthwash and rinse with fresh water.

6. Myrrh


Myrrh is a kind of resin that treats receding gums and makes them less susceptible to bacteria and infection. You can apply directly or in a paste form.

7. Yarrow


Yarrow has antiseptic and astringent properties that act well to cleanse and avoid damage to gums. You can simply rub flowers or leaves of yarrow over gums and prevent gum recession.


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