Why in the world would you want to make your own toothpaste or tooth powder? It’s not like you already have a million things to do! Right?
Well, trust me, this is well worth your time. This is a simple, cost effective way to care for you and your families teeth!
Here are 4 SIMPLE reasons why I stopped using commercial toothpaste years ago and started making my own or buying natural stuff.
1-NON-TOXIC & SAFE
Have you ever looked into what is in your toothpaste? Here is a quick little post that is a great read about what is actually in commercial toothpaste. Makes you think twice about what you put in your mouth two or three times a day!
With just 4 simple ingredients, you can make a batch of tooth powder up for under $2.00.
If you have ever purchased or checked into NATURAL toothpastes, they are not cheap. Worth it if you can’t make your own, but why not Do It Yourself and save money?
Tom’s Natural toothpaste runs around $5.00- $6.00.
Redmond EarthPaste is $7.99 plus shipping. (good product, but make your own for a lot less).
3-QUICK AND VERY EASY TO MAKE
You can whip a batch of this up in only 5 minutes!!!
This makes your teeth feel squeaky clean, like you have just had your teeth cleaned by the dentist.
|1/3 cup Redmond or Bentonite Clay|
as well as to provide minerals, Redmond or Bentonite Clay is great to help the body detox and whiten and remineralize teeth. I buy the Redmond Clay bulk in a six pound bucket. We use it quite a bit for other things too.
|2 Tablespoons Baking Soda|
and plaque removal properties, as well as its affordability relative to
other commercially available teeth whiteners. Brushing with baking soda
removes plaque deposits from teeth that contribute to tooth
|2 Teaspoons Real Salt or Sea Salt|
|20-30 Drops Essential Oil|
|Mix well using a whisk.|
|Using a funnel, pour tooth powder into a glass container.|
|If you have several flavors in the same bathroom, you may want to label them as they will look the same.