I have mentioned before that I have Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. People with under-active thyroids are often encouraged to avoid fluoride. Our water supply is not fluoridated, so my main source of exposure to fluoride is toothpaste. I have bought unfluoridated toothpaste for years, but finally decided to try my hand at making it.
Have you ever wondered how to make your own toothpaste? It is actually quite easy and you probably have most of the needed ingredients in your pantry.
You can create your own toothpaste by mixing equal parts baking soda and coconut oil. It isn’t very tasty, but it works. You don’t have to refrigerate it because coconut oil is antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal. You can make your homemade toothpaste taste better by adding a few drops of peppermint essential oil. You can sweeten homemade toothpaste with stevia or xylitol. I have listed a few homemade toothpaste recipes below that use a variety of different ingredients. If you desire, you should be able to find one that you can create from ingredients in your pantry.
Homemade Toothpaste Recipes:
How to make Toothpaste – this recipe uses sea salt, instead of coconut oil
Organic Homemade Toothpaste – this recipe doesn’t use baking soda
Homemade Cinnamon Toothpaste – this recipe uses bentonite clay
Homemade Tooth Powder Recipes:
What do you do with your stocpile of store-bought toothpaste? Use it in one of these ideas from this list of 10 frugal uses for toothpaste.
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