How to make toothpaste from coconut oil?
Coconut oil is an effective alternative to the commercial oral care products containing chemical additives and sulfates and fluorides.
Not only prevents caries and inhibits the growth of most bacteria. The essential thing is to use a good coconut oil. Thanks to a simple matter to do homework, healthy and completely natural toothpaste.
Sodium fluoride is added to almost all toothpastes that are on the market in conventional drug. Allegedly the addition of fluoride to prevent tooth decay and improve oral hygiene. New research has shown that sodium fluoride is not such action.
Much more is, for example. vitamin D, which does not cause side effects. Recent studies show that people which eliminated the toothpaste with fluoride from their toiletries - enjoy a much better condition than before the mouth for many years, during an ordinary use toothpaste with fluoride.
Fluoride is in cosmetics unnecessary because:
Children can have teeth in perfect condition without consuming fluoride.
It is preferred to local, not general use of products containing fluorine.
Most of the countries of Eastern Europe has rejected fluoridation of drinking water.
If fluorine was needed young body, he would be in breast milk in large quantities, while it is only 0,01ppm which is 100x less than fluoridated water.
Children living in areas not covered by the program fluorination of drinking water, they receive a sufficient level of fluoride from food.
- accumulating increases in bone fragility and susceptibility to fracture.
- overdose of fluoride causes fluorosis,
- there are suspicions that it is associated with an increased incidence of osteoporosis.
The recipe for toothpaste with coconut oil
Coconut oil (1/4 cup)
Baking soda (1/2 cup)
Xylitol (4-5 tablespoons)
Natural peppermint oil or clove (approx. 1 teaspoon)
Mix baking soda and xylitol with coconut oil, add a little peppermint oil for a refreshing taste.
Coconut oil properties
It is a key component of home-made toothpaste because of its action:
- It Antibacterial and antifungal. Thanks to the content of caprylic effectively destroys the strains of Candida albicans and Streptococcus mutans, which are the main culprits caries.