Coconut oil is one of the most
versatile and healthiest things we can use. It provides a myriad of
medicinal uses, and apparently, it is excellent for our dental
health.Numerous doctors maintain that oral infections are the root
causes of multiple serious illnesses, such as heart diseases, dementia,
strokes, and respiratory issues.
the commercial toothpaste are full of harmful chemicals and irritants.
Most of them are loaded with aspartame, triclosan, fluoride, and sodium
lauryl sulfate, all of which are highly dangerous.For instance,
Triclosan impedes the function of the endocrine glands, and sodium
lauryl sulfate affects the taste buds.
On the other hand, this
miraculous oil has potent antibacterial properties, and the digestive
enzymes it contains provide an ability to destroy bacteria. Tooth decay
in both, children and adults, is caused by Smutans and streptococcus.
to Dr. Damien Brady, lead researcher at the Athlone Institute of
Technology, coconut oil is a potent alternative to chemical additives as
it is high in adjusted enzymes, and provides amazing effects at
significantly reduced concentrations.
Here is how to make homemade coconut oil toothpaste:
- Half cup of coconut oil
- 2-3 tablespoons of baking soda
- 15-30 drops of essential oil (lemon, peppermint, thieves)
- Mix the ingredients in a suitable container, and use the paste instead of your commercial toothpaste.
optimize your dental health, you should also try an ancient technique
known as oil pulling. You should swish a tablespoon of this oil for
15-20 minutes on an empty stomach every morning. Then, spit it out and
brush the teeth.
- This practice will whiten the teeth and eliminate all bacteria from the oral cavity.