Blogger Ellie has put this myth to the test. She put some charcoal on her toothbrush and brushed her teeth with it.
Active charcoal isn’t expensive and can be found in every pharmacy. It’s mainly used for stomach cleansing because it is extremely effective at pulling accumulated toxins from your body.
Ellie brushed her teeth with charcoal for at least 5 minutes.
“I had charcoal all over my face and I got worried that I couldn’t clean it. Luckily, I didn’t have any problems,” explains Ellie.
She washed the charcoal and she noticed that her teeth were one shade whiter.
“I felt like a zombie for 5 minutes, but this thing actually works. It’s not unpleasant and I’ll probably try to do it more often since it’s a great natural way to get whiter teeth,” says Ellie.
Well, if charcoal is able to remove toxins from your digestive system, is also very effective for your teeth. And since those same toxins are the culprits causing the yellowing of your teeth, you can safely expect the same result.
This teeth whitening treatment has been proven as effective in stabilizing the pH balance in your mouth. Washing your teeth with charcoal has added benefits, it can ease the toothache and gum problems, and get rid of bad breath. The charcoal not only improves your teeth aesthetically, also improves the health of your mouth. It’s definitely a good idea to incorporate it into your daily hygiene ritual.
How to Use Charcoal for Teeth Whitening?
- 1. Press the bristles of your brush into the powdered charcoal.
- 2. Gently brush your teeth in a circular motion.
- 3. Leave for 5 minutes.
- 4. Rinse.
- 5. And smile!