Only a tablespoon of coconut oil can clean your teeth and help you fight dental caries. It has an antibacterial, antimicrobial and anti-fungal effect, without the harmful fluoride!
A recent research realized in the Institute of Technology of Athlone examined the effects of natural coconut oil when it comes in contact with the natural bacteria that are inside our mouth. Not only coconut oil destroys the majority of these bacteria effectively, but it was particularly effective in the case of the harmful
Candida Albicans is a type of fungi found in diets full of processed food and sugar and that’s precisely what creates dental illnesses. It affects not only our mouth, but also our digestive system. Scientists claim that coconut oil can be especially beneficial in these cases.
If you want to notice the change, here, we’re going to present you a recipe for a homemade mixture made of coconut oil!
- 7 tablespoons of coconut oil
- 7 tablespoons of sodium bicarbonate
- 30 drops of essential oil that you prefer
- 1 and a ½ teaspoon of Stevia
Mix all the ingredients in a small bowl, preferably using a hand mixer to make sure you get a good texture and then store it in a glass bottle. Your natural toothpaste is ready for use!