You have probably heard of the many healing properties of the coconut oil. Most people probably aren’t familiar with the health benefits coconut oil has for maintaining your oral health.
You can use coconut oil as a great substitute for pharmaceutical toothpaste. Most of them are full of different chemicals and can have some negative effects on your dental health.
A study that was conducted at the Athlone Institute in Ireland. Came to the conclusion that coconut oil is better than every other oil when it comes to keeping your dental hygiene at the top level. It has a great antibacterial agent who contains powerful digestive enzymes that prevent bacteria from growing in your mouth.
S Mutans and Streptococcus are one of the most common acid-producing bacteria and are the key factor for the decomposition of the teeth in children and adults too. They feed on sugar and make an acidic environment for themselves in the mouth, which demineralizes the teeth and causes the tooth to get spoilt.
A doctor by the name of Damien Brady said that when you incorporate coconut oil with adjusted enzymes in the products of dental hygiene it is an interesting alternative to chemical additives, especially because it works at lower concentrations.
So in order to avoid the dangerous and harmful chemicals that the normal toothpaste contain. People, turn to natural ways to clean their teeth. Most toothpastes are rich in triclosan, fluoride and artificial sweeteners which contain aspartame and can cause some various health problems.
In this article, we will present you a modified homemade toothpaste with no chemicals
15-30 drops of lemon or peppermint essential oil
2-3 tablespoons of baking soda
1/2 cups of coconut oil
How to prepare it:
Preparation is really simple, you just mix all the ingredients together and use the paste normally.