Homemade Natural Toothpaste


1 tablespoon coconut oil

1 tablespoon baking soda

5 drops of essential peppermint oil

1/4 teaspoon hydrogen peroxide (optional)

Put baking soda in a bowl, add the other ingredients and mix until you achieve a proper paste texture. Add a small amount of baking soda if it’s runny; add more coconut oil if it’s too dry. Taste, and add more essential oil if you want a more flavorful paste. Store in an opaque container (required to protect the hydrogen peroxide) and use as usual.



Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil.

This stuff is my absolute favorite beauty and health tool. I use it daily, weather in my food or on my hair. This stuff does wonders.


If taken internally, coconut oil can help cure many ailments and aid with weight loss. Everyday I try to eat at least one teaspoon of coconut oil. You can just eat it plain, but I would highly advise not too! It tastes gross by itself and I usually gag. Try putting some in coffee or tea. you can also use it as a substitute for canola or vegetable oil. You can also use it to replace Crisco. I personally don’t like the taste of coconut, but when I mix it with food I can barely taste it.

Benefits of eating coconut oil:

Reduce cholesterol

Daily energy source

Relieve constipation

Help speed weight loss

Improve digestion

…and so much more!

Externally, coconut oil can do some pretty amazing things also. I use it in my hair and as a lotion in the winter time. I have even used it on my dog! The slight coconut smell isn’t a bad benefit either.

Coconut oil beauty benefits:

Natural deodorant

Sooth dry, itchy skin

Prevent stretch marks during pregnancy

Give hair a glossy look

Heal acne scars

…and so much more!

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