Make Your Own Toothpaste & Mouth Wash

Mint Toothpaste Recipe
Combine about 6 teaspoons of baking soda, 4 teaspoons glycerin, 1/3 teaspoon salt and about 15 drips of wintergreen or peppermint extract found in the spice section of grocery stores. Mix thoroughly to a tooth paste consistency. Store in a container.

Lemon Mouth Wash Recipe
Combine ¾ cup of vodka, 1 cup distilled water and about 20 drops of lemon essential oil and 30 drops of bergamot essential oil in a bottle, shake well and allow to sit for about 1 week, shaking once a day. When ready to use, dilute it with 3 parts water to 1 part mixture. Use it as a gargle or mouth rinse. Do Not Drink.

The Simplest Toothpaste
Don't forget the tried and true method of inexpensive toothpaste to make yourself. Just add baking soda to hydrogen peroxide into a paste and brush. This is a very old, effective recipe that helps keep gums healthy and teeth white and polished.

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