It's called hairy tongue in medical term.
Tobacco, antibiotics, or mouth washes can trigger this condition. Person should maintain excellent oral hygiene and periodic scraping with tongue scraper and brushing should be done.
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Dear lybrateuser, black hairy tongue is due to defficiecy of vit b complex. Pl take diet rich in vitb complex or take b complex capsules.
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