1/2 C. Softened extra virgin coconut oil (if your house is warm then your oil should be perfect, just soft enough to mix easily)
2-3 Tablespoon baking soda
10 drops or to taste of Tea Tree oil or Spearmint oil
Pinch or drop of stevia
Thoroughly mix all ingredients in jar and store in cool dark place. Use desired amount on toothbrush and brush as you would with regular toothpaste. Use H2O2 to clean your toothbrush between use.
Coconut oil has natural anti-bacterial, and anti-viral properties. Baking soda helps whiten teeth by cleaning off stains and the tea tree oil is for taste as well as extra anti-bacteria properties.
Why use, homemade toothpaste? Natural toothpastes from the store can be expensive and contain glycerin a chemical that sticks to your teeth forming a layer that takes many washes to to thoroughly wipe away. This glycerin coating acts as a barrier in allowing nutrients to be absorbed from the food you consume. Traditionally, cultures used oils for cleaning their teeth for the anti-bacterial cleansing agents naturally found in virgin oils Also oils are able to seep into places other “pastes” hover over.