The tongue has a big importance in helping swallowing, speaking and of course tasting food, it is one of the strongest muscles in the body, a healthy tongue should be pink in color, once you start noticing a white coat on your tongue then that indicate some health problems that need taking care of, white coated tongue may lead to other problems like bad breath and butter taste, factors that may contribute to white coated tongue include, bad oral hygiene, smoking,
excessive drinking of alcohol, consuming too much carbohydrates or sugary foods or dehydration, fortunately there are many home remedies that can help you remove the coating from your tongue, however if you found the following remedies not helpful or if the problem persists, make sure to contact your doctor to check out what could be the real condition behind it.
1- Colloidal Silver.
If the white coat in your tongue is caused by yeast overgrowth or any other fungal or bacteria infection, Colloidal Silver can help treat the problem quickly, it contain antimicrobial, antibacterial and antifungal properties that makes it an ideal home remedy for white coated tongue, it can also alleviate bad breath, take a mouthful of Colloidal Silver and switch it around your mouth for 3 to 5 minutes daily.
2- Baking Soda.
Baking soda is an effective yet very affordable and easy remedy to remove white coat from the tongue, it helps neutralizing Acid and balance pH levels in the mouth which gives a chance for friendly bacteria to grow, these friendly bacteria are responsible to fight harmful bacteria.
Make a paste using water and baking soda, brush your teeth and gums with that paste twice a week, the baking soda will also help whitening your teeth.
Salt is one of the best and fastest remedies to remove white coat from the tongue, it will help scrubbing the tongue and remove dead cells that harmful bacteria feed on, while its antiseptic nature will help getting rid of bacteria, sprinkle some fine salt on your tongue and brush with your tooth brush then rinse your mouth with warm water, use this remedy twice a day.