How to Make Herbal Tooth Powder?

Aim: To prepare, evaluate and submit herbal tooth powder.

Requirements: Mixer, Grinder, 80# sieved, and Suitable container.

Chemicals: Babool stem, Neem leaves, Prickly ash root, Spearmint leaves, Gall oak, Sendha namak, Pipli fruit, Miri fruit, Akarkara root, Clove, Turmeric, Kapoor, Mint leaves, Common cuttlefish, Alum and coal. Oral hygiene is very important for health. It is found that 10 billion microbes are

Formulation Consideration:

Oral hygiene is very important for health. It is found that 10 billion microbes are present in the oral cavity, and some of them are dangerous to the hygiene of the buccal cavity. Classical herbal toothpowder is used as a tooth cleaning agent and is also used in various oral diseases like gum disease, tooth erosion, tooth sensitivity, and toothaches. Tooth powder work as breath freshens and teeth whitening. It can aid in the elimination and masking.

A herbal tooth powder mainly composed by Acacia arabica (babool) gum used to remove toxin and act as pre biotic to promote good-bacteria, Azadirachta indica (Neem) leaves used as antimicrobial and to freshen the breath, Zanthoxylum alatum (Prickly ash) root and stem removes plaque and it is used to remove pain, Mentha spicata (Spearmint) leaves used to refreshing, whitening and remineralizing Quercus infectric (gall oak) is treating toothache and gingivitis, Sodii chloridum (Sendha namak) treat yellowing of teeth and bleeding of gums Pipper longum (pipli) antibacterial Piper nigrum (miri) antibacterial Anacyclus pyrethrum (Akarkara) roots have Pungent efficacy in reliving toothache and it is promoting a free Flow of saliva, Syzygium aromaticum (clove) used as antiseptic, antifungal, antiviral and antimicrobial Curcuma longa (turmeric) used as an analgesic, antibacterial, antinflammatory and antiseptic, Cinnamomum camphora (kaphor) is used to relieve pain and reduce itching, used to treat fungal, Mentha piperita, Sepia officinalis (common cuttlefish) used to treat mouth and teeth, gum related problem Potash alum (Alum) it is used as precipitating agent, charcoal (coal). It is used for teeth whitening.


Sr.No.IngredientsQuantity GivenQuantity Taken
1Acacia Arabica12 gm 
2Azadirachta indica12 gm 
3Mentha spicata2 gm 
4Quercus infectoria5 gm 
5Sodi chloridum14 gm 
6Piper longum4 gm 
7Sadil chloridum5 gm 
8Anacyclus pyrethrum9 gm 
9Syzygium aromaticum5 gm 
10Piper nigrum  5 gm 
11Curcuma longa5 gm 
12Cinnamomum camphora2 gm 
13Mentha piperita2 gm 
14Sepia officinalis2 gm 
15Potash alum12 gm 
16Charcoal2 gm 


The powder is prepared according to the method given in the ayurvedic formulary of India. Take the entire ingredients in different quantities shown in the table. Coarsely powder all ingredients and passed them through an 80# sieve separately and mix in equal quantities.

Label: For external use only

Storage: Store in a cool dry place below 30°C

Packaging: In a wide-mouth plastic container.

Use: Whitens the teeth and strengthens the gums.

Directions: Brush the teeth thoroughly after each meal with the required quantity (5 gm) of tooth powder.

Precautions: Not to be swallowed. Keep out of reach of children.

Evaluation Table:

6Bulk untapped density (gm/ml) 
7Tapped density (gm/ml) 
8Angle of repose 
9Compressibility index (%) 
10pH (1% w/w) 
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