Turmeric is a well-known teeth whitening agent. It helps brighten your pearly whites and also helps prevent cavities and plaque. Turmeric not only has health and beauty benefits but it also has a lot of amazing oral benefits. It contains antiviral and antibacterial properties that help to cleanse and detox the mouth and also remove any bacterial infection. Below is a recipe for homemade turmeric toothpaste:
Turmeric – Turmeric contains anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties. It has scrubbing effects that cleanse your teeth of any stains. It can be used to whiten teeth, prevent plaque, bad breath and gingivitis. This homemade toothpaste contains turmeric, coconut oil and essential oil for whiter teeth and healthy gums.
Coconut oil- Coconut oil has anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties. It detoxes the mouth, makes teeth and gums stronger and also prevents tooth decay.
Essential Oil – Use essential oils like – Peppermint and Tea Tree oil. Tea tree provides beneficial cleaning properties while peppermint provides a cooling, minty flavor to the toothpaste to freshen the mouth.
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Things you need-
- 1 teaspoon organic turmeric
- Enough organic coconut oil
- Pure Peppermint oil – few drops
In a bowl, add turmeric and add in coconut oil little by little until you get the desired consistency. Add a few drops of good grade peppermint oil to the toothpaste. Store the toothpaste in the refrigerator and use this as a regular toothpaste everyday. Dip a clean toothbrush in the turmeric toothpaste jar and brush your teeth, let the turmeric paste sit on your teeth for 1-2 mins and then spit it off. Rinse off thoroughly. READ MORE –OVERNIGHT CHARCOAL SKIN PURIFYING GEL