Daily teeth brushing after meals and during the morning and evening ritual is part of personal hygiene every individual. In addition to aesthetic impact, clean teeth and fresh breath also have a hygiene and medical importance because maintaining hygiene of the entire oral cavity prevents settling of bacteria and the emergence of infections of the oral cavity, tooth decay and periodontitis.
As a means of dental hygiene we used toothpaste, which in the market has a lot and each brand races in terms of quality, adding natural sources, usually of plant origin.
However, if you are a supporter of a holistic approach, then you will be interested to make your own natural toothpaste, made exclusively from natural substances. All these ingredients are vegetable and mineral origin and could not possibly be harmful to human health, and the benefits that are achieved are quite visible.
4 Recipes for making natural toothpaste
1. Toothpaste with soda
- A little water
- The essential oil (lemon, sage, mint)
In a bowl, stir the soda and a little water with the addition of one drop of essential oil. Prepare the amount that you will be enough to brush your teeth. Always prepare bond mixture for brushing teeth. When you mix the ingredients, dip a toothbrush in it and rub teeth as you do with the classical toothpaste, after which the teeth rinse with water.
2. Toothpaste with mint
- Mint in dry state
- Essential oil of mint
Take dry leaves of mint and minced them into powder. In this, add soda, water and a drop of essential oil. All stir well and rub the teeth with this mass. You can keep this mixture in a glass jar in the refrigerator.
3. Toothpaste with coconut oil
- Coconut oil
- Stevia powder
- The essential oil of your choice
Coconut oil at a rate of 2 tablespoons allows melting at room temperature. Then stir other ingredients with the oil. Such a compact mass transfer into a glass container and use it as natural toothpaste for daily tooth brushing.
4. Toothpaste with green clay
- ½ tsp green clay
- 2 teaspoons soda
- Coconut oil
First, mix well dry ingredients and add the oil in it and make a paste. You can also add a few drops of essential oil, but in this case, be sure to use original essential oils.