Great Homemade Toothpastes for Sparkling Set of Teeth

Since ages, people around the world have been resorting to the use of brick, mud, charcoal, ash, salt or neem bark for toothpaste and this practise still prevails in many rural areas. However, the evolution of science helped humans to invent a tube of mystery ingredients which is used by almost every individual today to make their teeth sparkling pearly white like the girl you see in any toothpaste commercial.

While the conventional toothpastes we use today are quite effective, the ingredients found in them, such as sodium fluoride, sodium hydroxide, synthetic dyes derived from petroleum or coal tar, titanium dioxide, and artificial sweeteners can prove harmful for us in some or the other way making us think twice about the products we employ for our teeth. For instance, while many ADA supports the use of in toothpaste, many advocate groups argue against it, reporting several health risks associated with ingesting the substance.

So, if you want to avoid any such kind of health issues from conventional toothpaste, go back to the OLD age. No, no.. we’re not asking you to use those traditional ways to brushing your teeth! Try the below mentioned DIY tips to make your own homemade toothpaste and get shiner, brighter and stronger teeth.

Surprised? Just go with the flow.

1) Orange Gel Homemade Toothpaste

If you are among those who want their toothpaste to be ‘tasty’, then this homemade toothpaste is your perfect match. Not only this toothpaste taste sweet, but it is easier to prepare and is very effective in fighting against plaque and germs.

Ingredients you Need
Honey
Orange Peel Powder
Cinnamon Powder

Process – Take about 2tbsps of orange peel powder and mix it with equal amounts (1tbsp) each of honey and cinnamon powder. Mix well to make a paste. Brush your teeth daily for two minutes and rinse your mouth.

2) Neem Homemade Toothpaste

We are all aware about the anti-bacterial properties of Neem. Even scientists have believed on the fact that using neem bark to clean the teeth is very effective and help in preventing dental problems like bad gums, plaque, cavities, etc. So, instead of buying neem-based toothpastes from market, why not to prepare one at home without spending much?

Ingredients You Need
Honey
Clove powder
Neem powder

Process – To prepare neem toothpaste at home, mix well Neem powder (2tbps), clove powder (1tbps) and honey (2tbp). Make a fine paste of all the ingredients. Brush your teeth with this paste for 4-5 minutes daily. After several usages, you’ll notice that your teeth are actually shining.

3) Mint Homemade Toothpaste

The freshness of mint and its anti-bacterial properties are well known for the good health of teeth. And for this reason, mint is a common ingredient in many toothpastes, mouth- wash, and mouth-fresheners.

Ingredients You Need
Peppermint Oil
Anise seeds powder
Fresh Mint leaves

Process – Take fresh Mint leaves, rinse them well and add few drops of lemon peppermint oil (7 to 8 drops). Further, add anise seed (about 2tbps) and mix all these items to make a paste. Use this paste regularly like any other toothpaste and get a unique freshness.

4) Strawberry Homemade Toothpaste

Even the yummy strawberries can give great shine to your teeth. Strawberries are actually a teeth shiner and can help you get freshness. So, if you’re fed up of using trays and stick strips to whiten your smile, follow these simple steps.

Ingredients You Need
Strawberries
Baking soda
Pinch of Salt

Process – Mash the strawberry to make a pulp. Now take a small pinch of salt and half tbsp. baking soda and mix them with the pulp you just extracted. Apply the paste to your toothbrush and let it sit for 3-5 minutes. Use this method once a week.

Conclusion We hope you liked the post. Go natural, Grow healthy!!

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