DIY Tooth Powder

Make your own natural oral care with this recipe, which uses myrrh essential oil and peppermint.

By Michelle Schoffro Cook

July/ August 2017


Instead of using commercial toothpaste, try making your own natural tooth powder.

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This powder combines the power of two essential oils with the cleaning power of baking soda.

1/2 cup baking soda
10 drops peppermint essential oil
5 drops myrrh essential oil (optional)

1. Mix ingredients in a jar with a lid, cover and shake vigorously.

2. Use a small amount on a damp toothbrush, as you use toothpaste.

Makes 1/2 cup

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