Get sparking white teeth with this homemade charcoal peppermint toothpaste

July 04, 2017

Get sparking white teeth with this homemade charcoal peppermint toothpaste

DIY All-natural charcoal toothpaste

Forget that toothpaste you buy from Crest and Colgate! Manufactured toothpastes are loaded with toxic chemicals and additives that are harmful to your body in so many ways. Ingredients like triclosan, fluoride, sodium lauryl sulfate, and artificial sweeteners can be as bad as known carcinogens. No one needs that! There are many effective alternatives for dental hygiene like the miswak stick and this homemade natural toothpaste! It’s safe for your whole family, even for grandma and your toddler. There’s the added bonus of being economical, as every batch can last much longer than that ol’ tube can.  The recipe below is a guideline to help you get started.

Benefits:
  • Baking soda - can effectively remove surface stains to make teeth appear whiter
  • Sea salt - strengthens and whitens teeth, is an analgesic and antiseptic
  • Charcoal - whitens teeth and aids in removing toxins from the mouth
  • Coconut oil - removes toxins, strengthens teeth, reduces inflammation of gums, prevents cavities
  • Tumeric - an antioxidant that whitens teeth, treats gingivitis, and has anti-cancer properties that are especially good for smokers
Ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup of baking soda * not baking powder (find it here)
  • 1 teaspoon of Himalayan Sea salt  (find it here)
  • 1 teaspoon of activated charcoal (find it here)
  • 1 teaspoon of coconut oil (find it here)
  • 8 drops of essential oil of peppermint (find it here)
  • Optional: 1 teaspoon of turmeric curcumin (find it here)

Step 1: Add 1/4 cup of baking soda (not baking powder * contains aluminum) 

Step 2: Add 1 teaspoon of Himalayan sea salt

Step 3: Add 1 teaspoon of activated charcoal powder 

Step 4: Add 1 teaspoon of coconut oil 

Step 5: Add essential oil of peppermint (food grade)

Optional: 1 teaspoon of organic Turmeric powder for extra cleaning power 

Dip in! 

1. Wet toothbrush with tap water. 

2. Dip bristle head into toothpaste. 

3. Begin regular brushing routine. 

Our eco-friendly toothbrushes are great companions with this toothpaste. 

*Remember to store it in a cool dry place.