Neem Mouthwash Recipe and Benefits

Know what are benefits of Neem leaf mouthwash. Learn how to make neem mouthwash and how to use it?

Mouthwash or rinses are part of oral hygiene to get rid of bacteria responsible for oral and gum problems, cavities, plaque formation and tooth decay.


Neem mouthwash is a herbal preparation from neem twig and leaves. This preparation has antigingivitis, antiplaque, antiseptic and ani-inflamma tory activities.

Benefits of Neem Mouthwash

  • Antibacterial, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and astringent
  • Effective in preventing dental plaque and tartar formation
  • Destroys cavity causing bacteria
  • Reverses some of the pits and fissures that can progress to cavities
  • Gives relief in gingivitis, periodontitis

How to Prepare Neem Mouthwash

  • Take handful of neem leaves and small twig.
  • Crush in mortar and pestle.
  • Add in boiling water (3 cups).
  • Cook at low flame for 10-20 minutes to extract active ingredients.

How to use Neem Mouthwash

Use this mouthwash in lukewarm condition to rinse mouth.

If you are using Neem mouthwash to cure oral problems then it is recommended to rinse your mouth regularly twice a day.


  1. Can you make mouthwash using neem powder? How?

  2. Can i make and store this mouthwash for 10 or 12 days.

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