Researchers at Athlone Institute found that coconut oil makes for an effective toothpaste.
- it is an antibacterial agent
- it kills bacteria that releases acid that causes tooth decay
- it is effective at low concentrations
- it doesn’t contain nasty chemicals found in toothpaste like triclosan, fluoride, and aspartame
Here’s a recommended recipe for natural toothpaste using coconut oil.
Just mix half a cup of coconut oil with 25 drops of lemon juice and two tablespoons of baking soda. Use this as a toothpaste.
Then flash that pearly smile!