So why not try making your own coconut oil toothpaste as a health, inexpensive alternative? Here are six reasons you should make the switch.
1. No harmful chemicals.
One of the biggest downsides to traditional toothpastes is the harmful chemicals they contain … so much so that they have to put a warning on the label that tells you to call poison control if swallow some. If it’s not safe enough to swallow, why would you be brushing your teeth with it?
The beautiful thing about coconut oil is that there are no harmful chemicals in it and since it’s incredibly health to eat, if you happen to swallow some it would actually be beneficial to your health.
Coconut oil is anti-bacterial and has shown to be very effective at killing the bad bacteria in your mouth. Think of it as Mother Nature’s mouth wash! Swishing the coconut oil in your mouth after you brush will give you the same effect as traditional mouth wash. minus the harness.