Brushing your teeth twice a day helps to ensure that through the oral mucosa into the human body together with toothpaste gets a lot of questionable substances.
The debate about the toxicity of sulfate is a cheap foaming agents, rocked the Internet for a long time, so everyone will have to make a decision about whether to use products with this substance.
The same applies to synthetic antibiotic triclosan, as the vast majority of pathogenic and beneficial microflora; increased content of fluoride and its salts; preservatives of varying degrees of power; flavors and colors.
But for those who prefer the use of natural cosmetics and hygiene products, provides simple and budget recipes safe toothpaste that can be given to children to use for people with sensitive enamel and gums problem.
Natural toothpaste for sensitive teeth
For cooking pasta that will gently clean the teeth, reduce bleeding of gums and refresh the mouth, you have to mix the following ingredients:
5 tablespoons blue or white cosmetic clay;
- 4 tbsp of glycerin;
- 5-8 drops of essential oil of clove;
- 7-10 drops peppermint essential oil;
- 5-10 drops of propolis on alcohol-free basis;
- 20-25 drops of essential oil of myrrh.
All the ingredients are thoroughly mixed to obtain a homogeneous mass, store in a glass jar with a tight fitting lid.
Herbal tooth powder
Teeth cleaning powder-based chalk, it is recommended not more often than 1-2 times a week, because chalk is abrasive and prolonged use might damage tooth enamel.
However based powder of crushed herbs suitable for daily use with only one restriction: 30-60 minutes after brushing it is recommended to refrain from eating.
To prepare the herbal powder is mixed 2 parts of finely powdered calamus root, 2 parts galangal (erect cinquefoil) and 1 part of birch bark.
All the ingredients are ground wooden or ceramic pestle, diluted with a little warm water to obtain a creamy mass.
If desired, the teeth can be cleaned and just powder of the herbs, without adding water, but technically it is more convenient to use a thick mixture paste.
Simple toothpaste that not only cleans the teeth from plaque and freshens breath, but also eliminates the inflammation of the gums, consists of a mixture of ordinary baking soda – 0,5 tsp, 10-15 drops of hydrogen peroxide and 5-6 drops of lemon or lemon essential oil.
All the ingredients are mixed, the resulting paste is dipped with a cotton swab and RUB with a mixture of teeth and gums with both external and internal sides, then carefully rinse your mouth.
It should be remembered that frequent use of soda can damage tooth enamel, so it is not recommended to use this method of bleaching it more than once a week.
In addition, this method should be avoided for people with thinned enamel and children up to 12 years.
For the pasta you will need 40-60 grams of white clay, 1 tsp of stevia powder, which is mixed with a small amount of warm water until obtain a homogeneous mass.
To the mixture add 2 drops of essential oil of chamomile and sage, with bleeding gums – 5-7 drops of propolis water-based.
Pasta mix, store in a glass jar under a tight lid. In the absence of the child have allergies to bee products, stevia powder, you can replace 0.5 tsp. spoon of natural honey.