Homemade Turmeric, Coconut Oil & Peppermint Toothpaste: Whiten Your Teeth And Treat Gum Disease Naturally!

Turmeric, the main spice in curry, is arguably the most powerful herb on the planet at fighting and potentially reversing disease. It has so many healing properties that currently there have been 6,235 peer-reviewed articles published proving the benefits of turmeric and one of its renowned healing compounds curcumin.

Coconut oil has a multitude of health benefits, which include but are not limited to skin care, hair care, improving digestion and immunity against a host of infections and diseases.Homemade Toothpaste – Mix equal parts of coconut oil with baking soda then add a few drops of peppermint essential oil for homemade toothpaste. Try the recipe forhomemade probiotic toothpaste with coconut oil, Bentonite Clay, probiotics and peppermint essential oil.

Turmeric was revealed to be just as reliable as a common mouthwash when it comes to oral health. It has antibacterial as well as anti-inflammatory properties that help keep the gums healthy and prevent tooth decay due to bacterial infection. Apply some turmericpowder on the affected teeth. Leave it on for a few minutes and then rinse well with warm water.

“Incorporating enzyme-modified coconut oil into dental hygiene products would be an attractive alternative to chemical additives (like fluoride), particularly as it works at relatively low concentrations,” said Dr. Damien Brady, lead researcher from AIT, about coconut oil’s amazing antibacterial power. “Also, with increasing antibiotic resistance, it is important that we turn our attention to new ways to combat microbial infection.”

Ingredients:

  • One table spoon of virgin coconut oil
  • One teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • Peppermint oil

How to prepare it:

  • Mix the ingredients until it forms a thick paste.
  • Use itlike a regular toothpaste.
  • Let the turmeric-toothpaste sit on your teeth for 3 to 5 minutes, allowing the whitening and anti-bacterial properties of the paste to work.
  • Spit out the excess paste and wash your mouth.

 

 

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