DIY Whitening Toothpaste For Sparkly Teeth

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Don’t you wish you could use a whitening toothpaste that didn’t harm the body with harsh chemicals? The majority of commercial toothpastes, especially the varieties with whitening agents, are filled with an assortment of harmful ingredients. Xylitol (made from GMO corn), fluoride, glycerin, GMO soy lethicin, and sodium laurel sulfate can collectively have detrimental effects on organs, the brain, the reproductive system, and hormones.

 

One of the things that may leave people skeptical about this DIY toothpaste is the color. How can a black toothpaste help to naturally whiten your teeth? Don’t let the color steer you away because it is filled with some powerful ingredients that are superstars in the DIY health world. Let’s check them out below.

 

Organic Virgin Coconut Oil:

One of primary oral health benefits of coconut oil is that it works to fight the Streptococcus mutans bacterium, which can cause cavities, gingivitis, or other oral health issues.

 

Activated Charcoal:

Activated charcoal helps to promote great oral hygiene by balancing the pH levels in your mouth. It also helps to whiten your teeth, removing coffee, tea, or berry stains.

 

Bentonite Clay:

Bentonite clay is like a sponge, in that it expands and alters its electrical charge to absorb toxins and heavy metals. In oral care products, bentonite clay helps to neutralize bad bacteria and deliver and array of minerals that help remineralize teeth.

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons bentonite clay
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon melted virgin organic coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons filtered water
  • 1 dropper full of liquid stevia
  • 5 drops peppermint essential oil
  • ½ teaspoon activated charcoal
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves

Instructions:

  • Combine all of the ingredients in a glass container and mix well with a wooden or rubber spoon.
  • Store this in a cool, dark place.
  • When you are ready to use, place a small amount on your toothbrush and brush your teeth for about two minutes. Rinse and spit out the toothpaste.
  • Don’t use this toothpaste every day because it can be harsh on sensitive gums.

 

Sources:

https://www.faithful-to-nature.co.za/blog/how-bentonite-clay-benefits-oral-health/

http://areturntosimplicity.com/whitening-toothpaste-recipe/

2018-09-18T09:49:40+00:00

Related Questions

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    Q: I purchased the Activated Charcoal to use for teeth whitening, but on the package the instructions were to take a 1/2 teaspoon with water. Can you tell me what taking it is good for besides the teeth whitening? Again, thanks for all of the information you provide.

    A:

    Activated charcoal pulls all toxins out of the body, especially heavy metal toxins. The stuff greatly helps to detoxify the body.

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    Q: I have a couple of questions, I've read one of your articles regarding flouride toothpaste. We should use a natural toothpaste but what can you use to whiten your teeth? Also, after completing the detox, is there a recommended way to slowly start eating all foods?

    A:

    Using Carbon (Activated Charcoal) is a great way to whiten your teeth.

    Purchase our Alternative Diet and Lifestyle Manual for healthy recipes and guidelines and suggestions for your post-cleanse.

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    Q: I have some ACTIVATED CHARCOAL left over from my FULL BODY DETOX. I just read one of your reviews that stated that someone is using the charcoal with non-fluoride toothpaste. What are the effects if you use with regular toothpaste?

    A:

    Using the activated charcoal promotes good oral health. When using it with non-fluoride toothpaste it creates a natural and powerful supplement for your teeth. You can use it with regular toothpaste, it just won't be considered natural.

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    Q: I have a question re: ACTIVATED CHARCOAL Can it really be used to brush teeth? If So: Can you please explain how one would proceed?

    A:

    Please read the article on "BENEFITS OF CARBON A/K/A ACTIVATED CHARCOAL" in our articles section!

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    Q: I just ordered the OZ OIL, ALTERNATIVE DIET AND LIFESTYLES MANUAL, and the ACTIVATED CHARCOAL powder. I ordered the oil for my herendous keloids; do I apply it directly on the keloids and or consume it internally? Also, I don't see anything on your website for teeth (i.e. strengthening gums, plaque removal). Any recommendations for toothpaste/mouthwash?

    A:

    YOU CAN USE THE OZ OIL INTERNALLY AS WELL AS EXTERNALLY. WE HAVE DENTAL HYGIENE PRODUCTS COMING SOON, I.E. HERBAL TOOTH POWDER, MOUTHWASH, ETC. BUT CHECK YOUR ALTERNATIVE DIET AND LIFESTYLES MANUAL FOR HEALTHY BRANDS OF TOOTHPASTE. YOU'LL FIND IT IN THE MANUAL. GREAT PURCHASE!!!! FYI: I'M NOT A DOCTOR.

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    Q: Hi, instead of using fluoride toothpaste what should I use for brushing my teeth?

    A:

    Tom's of Maine (non-fluoride), Nature's Gate, Peelu and Ayurveda

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    Q: Is there a natural way of teeth whitening? Is it safe to get it done in the dentist's office or will there be effects down the road from me trying a unnatural process?

    A:

    You can use a little bit of Activated Charcoal with your all-natural toothpaste to help with teeth whitening.

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    Q: Carbon for teeth whitening. Does this method clean only food stains or does it provide deep cleaning, seemingly below the surface of the teeth?

    A:

    Carbon is a surface cleaner only. However, the whole mouth can benefit from its use!

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    Q: I have a question regarding Bad Breath. I have tried everything, baking soda, rinsing with peroxide, Dr. Katz products, changing toothpaste, breath mints, everything you could think of. I don't think it has anything to do with my hygiene I think I have a health problem that my doctors have not been able to find. I really want to know how to get rid of it. My self esteem is affected by it and I am a business owner and the last thing I want to do is have my clients think that I don't brush my teeth. I brush them several times a day and I even carry my toothbrush with me sometimes.

    A:

    Bad breath starts in the colon! Read the article "SKUNK BREATH (Halitosis)" on our site in the articles section. It'll give you great insight into this situation. Product-wise, I recommend you perform the FULL BODY DETOX followed by the 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE.

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    Q: I'm trying to make bentonite clay, psyllium husk and water taste better if possible.

    A:

    You ain't gonna get much help unless you add in some maple syrup, or agave nectar. You should discipline yourself to tolerate the taste though!

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    Q: My girlfriend is from Indonesia and received the anti biotic, Tetracycline, when she was about 3 years old. When her adult teeth came in, they were grey in color. I think she has only one cavity and she is 33, so her teeth seem to be strong, just an unattractive color. She has tried tooth whitening with no good results. It seems that they turned grey from the inside out. Is there anything natural that she can do to restore the white color that antibiotics robbed her teeth of?

    A:

    She has to reverse the damage of antibiotics by cleansing constantly to the duration contrasted with how long she took antibiotics. It's the only way since the problem originates from the inside out.

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    Q: I saw that you said carbon was good for whitening teeth. Where would you purchase this item in Atlanta, Ga. Also I shave with Magic shave every 3rd day Is this good? Shaving with a razor breaks me out real bad.

    A:

    If Magic Shave has harmful chemicals, it is no good. I wouldn't use it! You can purchase ACTIVATED CHARCOAL from us, not sure who sells it in ATL.

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    Q: My wife and I have been brushing our teeth daily for approx. 2 mos. with your ACTIVATED CHARCOAL. Is this okay?

    A:

    IT IS OKAY TO USE ACTIVATED CHARCOAL EVERY DAY. I DO MYSELF!

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    Q: I was looking at the ingredients in Auromere Herbal Toothpaste, and came across Fine chalkis. Is this safe to use?

    A:

    For purposes of brushing the teeth, yes! Chalk is calcium carbonate.

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    Q: I spoke with you previously abt using the detox to remove heavy metals (arsenic, mercury). You said I should do the detox along with liquid bentonite clay(every other day while on the Full Body Cleanse).

    A:

    Yes! And you should use the Bentonite Clay every other day or if you like once a day. With the herbs being so potent, you don't need to take the Bentonite Clay four times a day or even every day, though you can if you desire to.

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    Q: I'm trying to find the harmful effects of coffee and toothpaste. Any replacement suggestions?

    A:

    I suggest you read the articles â€THE DANGERS OF DRINKING COFFEE†and †BEWARE OF TOOTHPASTE AND DENTAL HYGIENE PRODUCTS†articles on our site under "Articles."

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    Q: Unfortunately my child did get vaccinated due mostly in part to my ignorance to the law. I must admit the administration wore me down with the threats and medical exam fee that kept stating that their immunization was low. I don't believe the hype!!! I did give them charcoal and Bentonite clay right after the shots. I also took them both off of the meats and dairy completely (as we were transitioning into a raw food diet). They are looking at me long faced now but I believe that they will appreciate it later. :-) What I can take from this experience as a learning lesson and help others that maybe in a similar situation and simply do not know what to do. All the information that you have on your website is amazing (I am a Dherbs junkie). You said it best that knowledge is power and I truly understand that statement now. Thank you for all that you do and just know that your works are appreciated.

    A:

    Did you read our article on â€THE DANGERS OF VACCINATIONS†I have created a NEW vaccine waiver kit that folks will be able to order from Dherbs and give to all administrations. It includes an affidavit of objection, an affidavit to the nurse assuming 100% full responsibility for the inoculation, and a request for chemical ingredient of the vaccine. Have the child perform CHILDREN DETOX (liquid extracts) too (within the next 30 days). Stay strong and move forward more knowledgeable than you were.

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    Q: I'm in my last two days of the full body detox and my skin is just glowing outside of the two huge cystic acne pimples that popped up around day 6. They have not made any signs of going down, despite the facial steaming, Bentonite clay, peroxide, etc. Any suggestions?

    A:

    You should perform 1. FULL BODY DETOX. 2. TOTAL WOMAN CLEANSE. Drink FEMALE HEALTH TEA daily. Also, use FEMALE BREAST OIL as well. SUGGESTION: Be patient and don't focus on the pimple. You are creating a block to your healing!

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    Q: What generally is the difference if I were to purchase from dherbs to get the activated charcoal instead of GNC. Also my friend says that he purchased the toothpaste off of dherbs.

    A:

    I can assure you we don't sell toothpaste. We never have! We only sell a top-selling herbal tooth powder which I highly recommend. In regards to charcoal, Dherbs is 100% quality. Period! GNC is a corporation and their products are usually cut with additives (fillers, binders, preservatives, etc.) There's no comparison between Dherbs and GNC! Take a chance and find out for yourself!

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    Q: I use the dabur meswak toothpaste and it has an ingredient Sodium Lauryl sulphate is this the same as SLS?

    A:

    If the SLS is not derived from coconut oil TOSS IT! It's toxic! Dabur products are suspect! If the label doesn't tell you where the SLS is derived from, it's chemical-based!