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coconut oil toothpaste recipe
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5 from 2 votes

Easy Coconut Oil Toothpaste Recipe

This creamy toothpaste keeps your teeth and gums healthy while fighting harmful bacteria.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Natural Remedies
Cuisine: Vegan
Keyword: coconut oil, recipe, toothpaste
Servings: 4 Cups

Equipment

  • Mixing Bowl
  • Spoon
  • Quart size glass jar for storage

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Bentonite clay
  • 1 Cup Baking soda
  • 1/2 Cup Coconut Oil
  • 2 Tbl MCT oil (or to desired consistency)
  • 2 Tbl Sea salt finely ground
  • 1/2 C Powdered stevia (or to taste)
  • 50 drops Peppermint essential oil
  • 50 drops Vanilla essential oil
  • 20 drops Clove essential oil

Instructions

  • In a bowl, mix together all dry ingredients.
  • Add coconut oil and MCT oil a little at a time until desired consistency is reached.
  • Add essential oils for flavor.
  • Fill smaller glass jars to keep in medicine cabinets.
  • Store extras in quart size glass jar inside refrigerator

Notes

Essential oils work in homemade toothpaste for both flavors as well as oral health. Because they're even more effective and powerful when combined, I like to add lots of different ones like rosemary, thyme, tea tree, and myrrh for a synergistic effect. Since these essential oils have such a strong flavor, it's best to use them in smaller quantities and focus the majority of your essential oils on ones that are more palatable.
Also, 1/2 cup of stevia may be too sweet for you, feel free to add a little as you go and see how much works best for you. I find it's not too sweet since the baking soda is a little salty and the bentonite has no taste.
Super Simple Coconut Oil & Baking Soda Toothpaste Recipe
No time to waste, limited supplies on hand? Try this crazy simple recipe:
1 part baking soda
1 part coconut oil
Peppermint essential to taste