There are many problems concerning to oral health, one of them is white-coated tongue. Generally, when your tongue is healthy, it gives pink color. When it is covered with white coat, it is a signs of poor hygiene of your mouth, which may lead to bad breath or taste loss.

White-coated tongue is caused by many, but mostly, it is because of virus, bacteria and dead cells spreading in your mouth. Others are may because of dehydration, smoking and fever. In a short term, white-coated tongue cannot do harm to your health but if not treated properly and lasted for a long time, this can be the factor for some serious diseases.

Along with some common hygiene tools and habits, you can get rid of white-coated tongue by applying some home treatments from natural ingredients. They are effective, inexpensive and there’s no need to see your doctors.

1. Salt

Salt is number one solution you should go for. It contains antibacterial properties that can kill bacteria. Plus, its coarse nature can reduce inflammation and remove dead cells and save you from bad breath. The easiest way to apply is keeping a small amount of salt in your mouth.

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Alternatively, you can gargle with salt water at least twice a day to have the best result.

2. Probiotics

Probiotics are particularly good to get rid of white-coated tongue. They contain L. acidophilus and other properties that can prevent bacteria from spreading in your mouth.

Here’s how to apply:

· In a cup of water, add powder of 2 Probiotics capsules.

· Use the solution as mouthwash after brush your teeth.

· There is no need to spit out and you can drink the rest of glass.

· Repeat the process 1 a day within 2 weeks.

3. Vegetable glycerin

Another way you should try is vegetable glycerin. The treatment has been proved to be effective for a lot of people. It is easy to find and easy to try as well.

Here’s how to apply:

· Keep one teaspoon of vegetable glycerin in your mouth.

· Use a soft toothbrush to gently brush your tongue so that white coat of bacteria can be removed.

· Rinse your mouth off with warm water.

· Repeat the process twice a day until white coat on your tongue is cleared away.

4. Hydrogen peroxide

People have been using Hydrogen peroxide to get rid of white-coated tongue for ages. It can deal with bacteria owing to strong bacterial properties and by this way, it can remove all live-in fungi and bacteria on your tongue.

Here’s how to apply

· Create a mixture of Hydrogen peroxide and water follow 1:2 ratio.

· Use a soft tooth brush soak in the mixture then brush your tongue.

· Keep doing for 10 minutes then rinse off with water.

· Repeat the process once a day within one week.

· It is highly recommend that you do not swallow the solution.

5. Aloe vera juice

Along with soothing benefits, aloe vera is effective in getting rid white-coated tongue. The juice is rich in antimicrobial properties that can remove fungi and dead cells lodged on the surface of your tongue. Plus, it can also reduce bead breath.

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· Prepare a cup of aloe vera juice.

· Gargle it in your mouth for at least 5 minutes.

· Spit it out and drink ½ cup of the juice.

· Repeat the process 2 a day within two weeks.

6. Turmeric

Turmeric is a great whitening agent for both your health and your skin. Along with that, it is an incredible ingredient in treating white-coated tongue.

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Here’s how to apply:

· In a cup, create a mixture if turmeric powder and lemon juice follow 2:1 ratio.

· Use a soft brush to scrape your tongue for 5 minutes.

· Repeat the process once a day on a regular basis.

7. Baking soda

This exfoliating agent is also a great tool to remove white coated tongue. In addition, its properties can balance pH in your mouth.

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Here’s how to apply:

· Add 2 teaspoon of honey in a cup of baking soda.

· Mix well until it makes a fine paste.

· Brush your tongue with the paste for a while.

· Spit out and rinse off well with water.

· Repeat the action for 2 times a day within few weeks.