Coconut oil is one of the most versatile ingredients.
There are plenty of ways to use it. Moreover, coconut oil can even be used as a base for a toothpaste. Hence, you can use coconut oil in combination with other ingredients to make the most powerful toothpaste. The commercial toothpaste contains chemicals which are harmful to the teeth.
On the other hand, the toothpaste we will present you today is an all-natural one. Besides, it is safe, healthy, and effective in whitening the teeth.
Coconut oil doesn’t contain any foaming agents and thus, protects your mouth from canker sores. Additionally, coconut oil is packed with antibacterial properties, which eradicate the bad bacteria in your mouth.
Moreover, it provides the following benefits for the oral health:
- Reduces inflammation;
- Whitens teeth;
- Soothes throat dryness;
- Prevents cavities;
- Heals cracked lips;
- Boosts immune system;
- Strengthens gums and jaw;
- Cures tooth decay;
- Eliminates bad breath;
- Heals bleeding gums;
What’s more, coconut oil toothpaste is cheap and it can be very easily prepared. Here’s how to prepare it in the convenience of your home:
Coconut Oil Toothpaste
- about ½ cup coconut oil
- 2-3 tablespoons of baking soda
- 15-20 drops of essential oils (optional)
- 2 small packets of stevia (optional)
First, take a jar and add the semi-hard coconut oil and add all the other ingredients. Then, mix well using a fork. You should dip your toothbrush in and scrape a small amount onto bristles. Brush your teeth as you would normally do. Moreover, you can also try oil pulling using coconut oil.