Coconut oil is popularly used in oil pulling but did you ever consider using coconut oil in form of toothpaste? Coconut oil is a great teeth cleanser and polisher and can be used in a homemade toothpaste recipe which is all natural and non-toxic. Without much ado, let us get on with the recipe-

COCONUT OIL TOOTHPASTE for whiter teeth and healthy gums

BENEFITS:

Coconut oil- Coconut oil has anti-bacterial properties. It cleanses teeth and also polishes the enamel.

Baking soda- Baking soda buffs away surface dirt and thoroughly cleanses the teeth.

Peppermint oil- Peppermint oil has anti-bacterial properties. It also freshens breath.

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Things you need-

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons baking soda
  • 5 drops peppermint essential oil

COCONUT OIL TOOTHPASTE for whiter teeth and healthy gumsDirections-

In a bowl, combine together baking soda and coconut oil. Add in peppermint essential oil and mix well.

Use this as a paste to brush your teeth using a toothbrush.

COCONUT OIL TOOTHPASTE