DIY (Fluoride Free) Toothpaste: Just 3 Ingredients!

I have been meaning to make my own toothpaste for a while now, and this recent study about the benefits of coconut oil over traditional toothpaste pushed my butt into gear.

Ingredients

  • 6 tbsp coconut oil (acts as antibacterial toothpaste base)
  • 6 tbsp baking soda (mild alkaline abrasive to remove stains)
  • 25 drops of essential oil (peppermint, cinnamon, spearmint and clove are the top used oils for toothpaste)

*Optional Ad-ins: 6 tbsp Diatomaceous Earth (trace mineral crucial for bone health. Use in place of baking soda), 6 tbps bentonite clay (bind and draws out impurities), 3 drops of GSE (fights infections), 1/2 tsp stevia (natural sweetener), 1 tsp hydrogen peroxide (natural whitener), 1 tsp magnesium powder (aids calcium absorption)

 

Directions

  • Combine
  • Mix
  • Store in container
  • Spit into toilet or trash can (as coconut oil can clog-up sink)

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*Recipe via Crunchy Betty

Learn about the benefits of Oil Pulling