The ordinary big brand toothpaste that you buy from your retailer is full of toxic chemicals and is dangerous to your health. There are many other alternatives to buying the big brand tooth paste, but one of the best is Coconut Oil Toothpaste. So start using coconut oil instead for better health. Learn all about Coconut Oil and a recipe to make it yourself on the Next Page.
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Coconut oil has always been great for our skin, but did you know it is also good for our teeth? In a recent study, coconut oil has been found to be quite effective against tooth decay; so why wouldn’t you want to brush your teeth with it?
1. No, Foam!
Surfactants which throw our taste buds all out of whack are found in almost all toothpaste which is why everything tastes so disgusting right after you brush. Therefore, Coconut oil won’t make you as queasy after each use.
Coconut oil costs next to nothing and ‘coconut oil toothpaste’ is quick and easy to make. Made mostly of baking soda coconut oil, of course, Erythritol, salt, and peppermint oil (for flavor.)
3. No fluoride
Fluoride seems to be linked in as one of the main reasons for decaying teeth.
It is a big part of most toothpaste used today.
4. Saves Enamel
Tooth decay affects almost everyone nowadays, and it has been recently found that
coconut oil slows the growth of strains of the Streptococcus bacteria. It can even stop the streptococcus mutans from binding to tooth enamel.
Coconut oil works as a natural antibiotic and helps keep inflammation down near your mouth even if by simply using it as mouthwash.
6. It’s Natural
Let’s face it, everyone, here lately has been trying to find more natural less harmful ways to do things and containing no harmful chemicals it’s definitely better for your teeth in the long run.
Coconut oil toothpaste is safe for the whole family. You’ll never have to worry about the kids getting into it and eating too much or your pets gnawing down on a whole tube.
If you missed he first pages on why you should be using this Homemade Coconut Oil Toothpaste Recipe. Click here to go to the start of the article.
Homemade Coconut Oil Toothpaste Recipe
6 tbsp coconut oil
6 tbsp baking soda
15-20 drops of an essential oil (peppermint, eucalyptus or grapefruit taste great)
1 tsp stevia (Optional – or more if you like it sweeter)
1. Melt or slightly soften coconut oil.
2. Mix in other ingredients and stir well.
3. Put mixture into small glass jar (you can make different jars for each family member)
4. If using completely melted coconut oil, you will need to stir several times while it cools.
5. Let cool completely.
6. Use a popsicle stick to dip into the toothpaste and spread evenly onto the toothbrush