Activated charcoal is an amazing product to have on hand and can be used for a variety of
things. Among its many uses, it’s an awesome homemade teeth whitener.
Shelf Life: One time use.
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Benefits: Activated charcoal cleanses and detoxifies through a process called adsorption in which it binds to toxins, removing them from the body. As a teeth whitener, it binds to plaque and surface stains.
Tips and Tricks: Pair this treatment with daily oil pulling for maximum teeth whitening results and oral health.
Baking soda is often recommended as a teeth whitener, and while it works great we’ve found activated charcoal works even better!
Variations: Turmeric is another awesome teeth whitener, but it can be very messy and stains easily, so be careful when using it.
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Watch the video below for a step-by-step tutorial for making this homemade teeth whitener recipe.
Homemade Teeth Whitener
- Activated Charcoal (powder or capsules)
Tools & Supplies
Dampen toothbrush and dip into jar of activated charcoal, or open capsule onto toothbrush.
Brush your teeth with activated charcoal and then leave on teeth for several minutes. Rinse mouth and toothbrush thoroughly.
This is a fine powder and will scatter easily, so be careful when using it to avoid making a mess!
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