Raw carrots are a natural cleanser. Chewing raw and crunchy carrots help in clearing plaque from teeth. Carrot helps in maintaining acid-alkaline balance in the mouth, which kills bacteria. Similarly, cucumber, celery, and broccoli also help in whitening the teeth.
Strawberries are rich in Vitamin C. It acts as a natural cleanser. Take 2-3 strawberries; crush them to form a paste. Rub the paste on your teeth, gently. For best results, practise it two times a day for a few weeks.
You can also add half teaspoon of baking soda in the strawberry paste. Spread it onto your teeth and leave it for a few minutes. After rinsing your mouth thoroughly, brush your teeth with toothpaste to remove the remains.
Orange peel possesses calcium and Vitamin C, which fights against micro-organisms present in the mouth. It is also effective for whitening the teeth. Rub orange peel directly on teeth, every night.
Dried orange peel powder can also be used in place of fresh orange peel.
Dark chocolates are effective for whitening your teeth. These are rich in theobromine, a substance which helps to harden and whiten the surface of teeth.
Raisins help in increasing the production of saliva. Raisins should be consumed daily as it helps in scrapping off plaque. It also prevents the formation of plaque.
Top tip : there are a few teeth whitening remedies that are buzzing around featuring lemon juice, this can only be used once as it is so powerful and can damage your teeth. try to stay away from remedies with lemon juice.