Coconut oil is one of the most powerful and versatile natural ingredients, with a myriad of uses.
This oil can also be used as a base for a toothpaste, which will whiten your teeth and improve oral health. Commercial toothpastes are full of dangerous chemicals which can cause various adverse effects.
On the other hand, this all-natural toothpaste is a safe and healthy way to support oral health. Since it does not contain any foaming agents, this toothpaste will not cause canker sores, and the anti-bacterial properties will remove bacteria from the oral cavity.
These are its other benefits:
- Whitens teeth;
- Prevents cavities;
- Soothes inflammation;
- Boosts immune system;
- Strengthens gums and jaw;
- Eliminates bad breath;
- Heals cracked lips;
- Heals bleeding gums;
- Cures tooth decay;
- Soothes throat dryness;
The coconut oil toothpaste is easily prepared and inexpensive, and this is how to prepare it:
Coconut Oil Toothpaste
- about ½ cup coconut oil
- 2-3 tablespoons of baking soda
- 15-20 drops of essential oils (optional)
- 2 small packets of stevia (optional)
Add the coconut oil in a jar, and then add the other ingredients. Stir with a fork.
Then, dip the toothbrush in, scrape a small amount, and start brushing your teeth. The effects will surprise you really soon!