When you pick up a bottle of our toothpaste or mouthwash, you may notice an unusual ingredient in the list: Organic Neem Oil.This nutrient-rich substance is derived from Azadirachta indica, an evergreen tree that’s native to the Indian subcontinent.
Composed of essential vitamins and fatty acids, neem oil has been used as an ancient, natural remedy for various health conditions. It's antibacterial properties however, are known to be especially effective against bacteria in the mouth. Below are some of the other amazing oral health benefits of this active ingredient.
Oral Health Benefits of Neem Oil
- Naturally cleans and whitens teeth
- May reduce gum inflammation or irritation
- Can keep bacteria from forming on teeth
- Helps prevent cavities and bad breath
Naturally, neem oil has an unpleasant taste, but it goes undetected thanks to the other flavorful ingredients in our toothpaste and mouthwash formulations such as spearmint, xylitol and coconut oil. This allows you to gain the full oral health benefits of this fabulous ingredient without experiencing the bitterness
1. How do I apply neem oil to my gums?
Put several drops on a fingertip or soak a cotton ball and apply directly to the gums. Reapply every two hours as needed. It may also be used as an oil pull when combined with coconut oil.
2. How neem is used for teeth and gums?
To avoid stinky breath, boil a bundle of neem leaves in water to reduce the quantity to one-fourth of its initial volume. This combination of ingredients purifies the mouth of harmful bacteria, whitens the teeth, and prevents bad breath naturally.
3. Can you use neem oil in your mouth?
Neem has the potential to be harmful if consumed in large quantities or over extended periods. Neem may cause kidney and liver damage. It's possible to use neem oil or cream for up to two weeks when applied to the skin.
4. Is Neem good for gum disease?
Neem bark and leaf extract are most effective in preventing cavities and gum disease. In addition to preventing tooth decay and oral infections, neem mouthwash can also prevent bleeding and painful gums. Chewing sticks made from Neem tree twigs are used throughout India.
5. Can neem oil reverse cavities?
The benefits of neem include helping with gum disease and cavities, eliminating germs that cause cavities and gum inflammation, making your teeth less likely to become infected (decrease plaque), enhancing your overall immunity, and freshening your breath.