Ditch Your Toxic Toothpaste! 10 DIY Toothpaste Recipes

Ditch Your Toxic Toothpaste! 10 DIY Toothpaste Recipes | healthylivinghowto.com

The message to brush, floss and gargle is hammered into us at a young age. For many the dental routine is performed religiously, often several times a day without thought for the safety of the products we are using. What many don’t know is in our attempts to fight off tooth decay and bad breath we may actually be using dental products that not only don’t live up to their promises for healthier teeth, but that may also be hazardous to our health.

The common, questionable synthetic ingredients found in many toothpastes include [Source]:

  • Sodium Lauryl Sulphate a foaming agent known to irritate tissues. SLS increases skin permeability allowing other chemicals to be absorbed more readily into the body.
  • Sodium Laureth Sulphate commonly contaminated with dioxin and reacts with other ingredients to form nitrosamines.
  • Triclosan originally registered as a pesticide and is linked to cancer, disrupts thyroid hormones and affects heart function.
  • Fluoride is linked to cancer, it is a systemic poison and damages the thyroid.

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DIY Toothpaste Recipes

If you are ready to ditch your toxic toothpaste here is a collection of DIY toothpaste recipes from some of my “crunchy” friends.

Ditch Your Toxic Toothpaste! 10 DIY Toothpaste Recipes | healthylivinghowto.com

10 DIY Toothpaste Recipes


Click +1 Below. Which DIY Toothpaste Recipe do you plan to try first?

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  1. says

    I did not know that fluoride causes cancer and thyroid problems. I heard of the risks of fluoride so I want to replace my toothpaste with organic kind like clay toothpaste. I am hesitant to try other homemade toothpaste since I did not know where to purchase some of the ingredients.

  2. Tiffany says

    Is there a recipe out there for homemade toothpaste that doesn’t include coconut oil? I personally love coconut oil, but my kids can’t stand the taste.


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