ORAL HEALTH

FIVE WAYS TURMERIC ENHANCES ORAL HEALTH

Published By Moushumi Mahanta | 20 Jun, 2024
Turmeric derives its remarkable medicinal properties from curcumin, its active compound responsible for its vibrant orange-yellow hue.
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While you may be familiar with turmeric's use for joint pain or fat metabolism, it also offers unexpected benefits for oral health.
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Here are some of its oral health benefits:
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Teeth Whitening

Despite its vibrant colour, Turmeric is gaining popularity for its natural teeth-whitening properties.
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Natural Mouthwash

In oral health, the primary aim is to reduce and prevent inflammation, and turmeric is currently employed in dentistry as a mouthwash.
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Combats Infection

Turmeric-based golden milk tea offers therapeutic benefits for oral infections with its antimicrobial, antiseptic, astringent, making it a potent natural dental aid.
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Prevents Plaque and Gingivitis

Turmeric mouthwash can effectively complement mechanical plaque control methods in preventing plaque and gingivitis.
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Anti-Cancer Agent

Curcumin serves as an anti-cancer agent that reduces the risk of toxicity and negative side effects without compromising therapeutic efficacy.
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