Making homemade tooth paste will not only help you to save money, but will also allow you to avoid harmful and controversial ingredients like sodium fluoride, sodium hydroxide, titanium dioxide, sodium lauryl sulfate, synthetic dyes obtained from coal tar or petroleum, triclosan and artificial sweeteners etc. though we do not actively swallow these stuffs actively, but there is always a risk to that a bit of them may slink down to the gullet time to time. If you are concerned about the numerous health risk associated with these questionable ingredients, try these simple DIY recipes.
Here Are 3 DIY Homemade Natural Toothpaste To Keep Your Teeth And Gums Healthy
Recipe 1: Homemade Toothpaste With Baking Soda
2/3 cup baking soda
1tsp. finely ground Sea salt (optional)
10to 15 drops of clove, peppermint essential oil or 1 tsp. peppermint extract
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and add water to get a thick consistency. Store in container and brush as usual. There will be no plaque formation. Your mouth will feel fresh.
Recipe 2: Homemade Vegan Toothpaste Recipe
If you are looking for a completely vegan toothpaste that contains glycerin, make your own. Most commercial toothpaste contains glycerin which helps to maintain the textures of the paste are of animal origin. You can use vegetable glycerin in your recipe.
4 tbsp. baking soda
2tbsp. vegetable glycerin
½ tsp. guar gum
Filtered water 8-10 spoon or as required
5-6 drops of citrus, clove or peppermint essential oil
Put all the ingredients, except essential oil in pan and cook on low heat stirring constantly for 5 minutes. When you get a paste like texture removes from the stove and allows it to cool. Add essential oil and store in a jar. Use regularly to get healthy strong teeth.
Recipe 3: Homemade Baking Soda And Coconut Oil Toothpaste Recipe
In this recipe we have used coconut oil, instead of glycerin.
Baking Soda 5 teaspoon
Coconut oil 2 table spoon (semi
Hydrogen peroxide 1/3 teaspoon
Stevia powder for sweetness (optional)
Essential oil 8-10 drops cinnamon, clove or peppermint
In a bowl mix baking soda, coconut oil and other ingredients well to get a smooth texture. Add essential oil and little less or more according to your taste. Essential oil helps to mask the smell of baking soda and hydrogen peroxide. Store the paste in a glass container with lid and use as usual. Homemade tooth paste works great on your teeth. When used regularly you will never get cavities.