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- 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
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.