Dental hygiene is an extremely important part of our overall health. In fact, a healthy mouth prevents numerous diseases and infections from entering your body.
In addition, some studies have shown that dental plaque build-up leads to a higher chance of cardiovascular disease and poorly managed diabetes. Therefore, maintaining healthy teeth and a healthy mouth is crucial in the prevention of various heart diseases.
You should always take good care of keeping your teeth and gums strong especially as you age. Unfortunately, most people use store-bought toothpaste containing harmful or even toxic ingredients.
Commercial kinds of toothpaste are rich in dangerous chemicals such as triclosan, propylene glycol, fluoride, sodium lauryl sulfate, diethanolamine, and artificial substitutes. Since these toothpastes are not getting the job done as they should be, there is a completely natural way to reverse gum diseases.
All you need is this homemade turmeric peppermint coconut oil toothpaste recipe:
In fact, making your own toothpaste is easier than you might think, plus some of you probably already have the ingredients in your kitchen. This homemade toothpaste recipe is all-natural, perfectly edible, and abundant in minerals your teeth require to re-build enamel and promote healthy teeth and gums.
Additionally, natural kinds of toothpaste contain ingredients like mint and other herbs are very good breath fresheners, germ fighters, and bacteria killers. Also, the powerful anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties effectively treat the most common dental problems.
Here’s the homemade toothpaste that reverses gum disease and whitens teeth:
- 1 teaspoon or 2 capsules of turmeric
- 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
- 1-2 drops of peppermint essential oil
All you need to do is to mix the ingredients above with a nonmetallic spatula and use the paste to brush your teeth. You might find it awkward at first, since it will not foam like the kinds of toothpaste you are used to, however after some time, you will be impressed by its effects. Just brush your teeth normally and rinse. Repeat daily.