Privileges of using coconut toothpaste
Coconut oil is a curative oil, which has a lot of useful properties. Therefore, a handmade product for daily care helps to preserve health and beauty. Being a natural product and thanks to its high level of antioxidants, it can be stored on a shelf for 2 years with no hint of rancid process. Coconut oil can be used for making natural and healthy toothpaste. One can always mix coconut oil with other ingredients to give it some taste if required.
How to make coconut toothpaste?
Mix together ½ cup of coconut oil, 2 or 3 tbs of baking soda, 2 sachets of stevia or sugar substitute, 15 or even 20 drops of cinnamon oil for taste. Optionally, add 10 drops of myrrh oil. It will help in regenerating the cracked lips or damaged skin thanks to its antibacterial qualities. Apply the essential oils for preparing this homemade toothpaste. For example, lemon oil will give a sweet odour; orange oil will bring fresh essence; grapefruit oil will add a citreous savour; ginger oil will reveal nuances of earthy scent and smooth taste. Just discover your best variant and combine different ingredients for best results. Do not forget to keep it in a flexible tube or glass container.
Mix together 6 tbs of the oil, 6 tbs of cooking soda, 1 tsp of stevia or sugar substitute and 25 drops of mint essential oil. Gently whip this mixture. Keep in some glassy container or flexible tube. Use as regular toothpaste.
Mix the same quantity of cooking soda and some coconut oil to prepare simple natural toothpaste. Stir it up and keep in some glassy container or clean flexible tube add the mixture to your toothbrush with a little spoon or applicator in case you use a glass container. Avoid storing the mixture in a fridge, otherwise, it will solidify. Keep it on a shelf. Eventually, shake the container or tube before use. Keep the container under hot or warm water for a while and then turn it several times in case the essence became too solid.
Oil has health benefits not only for the brain but also for the heart. The oil protects the thyroid body and immunity and softens the skin and hair. Coconut oil can be used in cooking or baking since it is capable to withstand extensive temperatures. It is usually digested quite. Feel free to pour some coconut oil into popcorn and hot beverage for some sweet taste.