Homemade Toothpaste

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Further reading as to why it is a good decision to switch to a home made natural toothpaste can be found on the following sites:

http://besttoothpaste.net

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2001/05/30/toothpaste-part-two.aspx

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NATURAL TOOTHPASTE RECIPE 

This recipe is so simple and easy to make, the pot should last you approximately 1 month.

 

EQUIPMENT:
1 glass pot (I use a dried herb glass container sterilized)
1 long spoon

INGREDIENTS:
5 teaspoons Aluminimum free (food grade) Sodium Bicarbonate (can be found on Amazon UK)
5 teaspoons Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil (I use a Company called Coconoil online)
3-6 drops Essential Oil of your choosing:

e.g. ideally an essential oil that has antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal properties
Peppermint
Lemon
Grapefuit Seed Extract
Fennel
Clove
Sage
Oregano
Teatree

METHOD
1. Soften the coconut oil with gentle heat if it is in a solid state.

2. Blend / mix together well, the sodium bicarbonate and coconut oil in the sterilized glass pot.

3. Add 3-6 drops of your choosen essential oil depending on your own personal taste / desired strength.

 


 

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