Baby Step 38: Making Homemade Toothpaste

What’s in your toothpaste?

Is it really necessary?

Try this simple, natural, low-cost but effective toothpaste recipe.

It’s more of a tooth powder due to the lack of artificial synthetics found in most goopey commercial brands.

Homemade Toothpaste (Powder)  Recipe:

1/4 cup baking soda

1 teaspoon sea salt

1 tablespoon finely grated, dried lemon or orange peel

1-2 drops food grade mint oil or extract.

Prep: Mix all ingredients and place in a parmesan cheese shaker (large holes). Shake onto a wet toothbrush and brush. Use within 2-3 weeks to ensure freshness.

This recipe is a tooth whitener because of both the abrasiveness of the baking soda and the strength of the flavoring extracts and citrus. Whiten your teeth as well as freshen your breath with this inexpensive, natural tooth powder recipe.

Take an easy baby step –  make natural, homemade toothpaste that’s healthier for you and whitens your teeth.

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