With a plethora of uses, coconut oil is one of the most versatile and powerful ingredients with a natural base.
It can also be used as a base for a toothpaste, improving oral health and whitening your teeth. Common commercial toothpastes contain numerous dangerous chemicals which might cause a number of adverse effects.
However, this fully natural toothpaste is not only safe from chemicals, but also a healthy way to support oral health, whiten teeth and protect gums. Not containing any foaming agents, this natural toothpaste will not cause and canker sores, ant will remove bacteria from the oval cavities thanks to its anti-bacterial properties.
Following are some of the benefits it provides:
- Whitens teeth;
- Heals bleeding gums;
- Prevents cavities;
- Soothes throat dryness;
- Heals cracked lips;
- Cures tooth decay;
- Strengthens gums and jaw;
- Eliminates bad breath;
- Soothes inflammation;
- Boosts immune system;
There is an easy way to prepare a coconut oil toothpaste, and the main thing is that its not expensive. Here is how to prepare it:
Coconut Oil Toothpaste
- about ½ cup coconut oil
- 2-3 tablespoons of baking soda
- 2 small packets of stevia (optional)
- 15-20 drops of essential oils (optional)
Add the coconut oil in a jar, along with all the other ingredients and lastly stir with a fork.
Next, just put your toothbrush in it, scrape a small amount and brush away. You will feel and see the results not long after!