Your health is not complete if you ignore your oral health care.
A healthy mouth says a lot about your personal hygiene and will help to keep germs out of the body and prevent you from having an infection as a result of poor dental hygiene.
It is even believed that the buildup of plaque in the mouth can be responsible in some way for cardiovascular diseases and diabetes.
Commercial toothpastes contain artificial sweeteners and harmful toxic chemicals such as; triclosan, fluoride, propylene glycol, diethanolamine and sodium lauryl sulfate. These chemicals make commercial toothpaste unhealthy for human use in the long run.
The Coconut Oil, Turmeric and Peppermint Toothpaste Recipe
- Coconut oil — 1 Tablespoon
- Turmeric — 1 Teaspoon or 2 Capsules
- Peppermint Essential Oil — 1 to 2 drops only
- Incorporate all the ingredients and get a paste.
- You should brush your teeth normally.
- Rinse thoroughly afterwards.
- Ensure that you brush everyday with this recipe.
The turmeric in the toothpaste will help ease swollen gums because of its anti-inflammatory properties. Its antioxidant and antimicrobial properties also make it an effective component for good oral care. It is yellow in colour but it is an excellent teeth whitening herb.
The coconut oil has excellent antibacterial properties that will combat the growth of harmful bacteria in your mouth and prevent cavities and tartar.
This recipe will leave your teeth white and your oral hygiene will be top notch.