Turmeric has amazing power to whiten your teeth. And for this property, it has been used in homemade products for centuries. In this recipe, I will prepare homemade toothpaste with turmeric to help you to have whiter teeth.
Compared to normal toothpaste on the market, having your DIY toothpaste has several benefits. First and most important benefit is that you no longer need to worry about any harmful ingredients. Everything in this recipe is natural. And you can use it with your kids as well. Another benefit is having fun while preparing homemade toothpaste with turmeric.
For this recipe, I choose coconut oil to achieve that toothpaste consistency. Also, coconut oil is a safe ingredients. Actually, coconut oil is one of the most common ingredients in DIY cosmetics. It is natural and it has amazing moisturising benefits.
I will also use baking soda. This ingredient will massage your gums and act like a protection layer. In addition to all these ingredients, I am using L-Arginine. This ingredients will provide the strength you need for your teeth. But if you don’t have it at home, you can skin it.
Homemade Toothpaste with Turmeric Ingredients
- 1/2 teaspoon of Turmeric
- 1/2 teaspoon of Baking Soda
- 1/4 teaspoon of L-Arginine
- 1 teaspoon of raw Organic Coconut Oil
All you need to do is mix turmeric, baking soda, L-arginine and organic coconut oil in a clean cup. Then, your DIY homemade toothpaste with turmeric is ready.
Transfer the mixture in a cup with a cover or lid. Store it in the fridge if you have too much.
How to Use Homemade Toothpaste with Turmeric?
It is super easy to use this amazing homemade toothpaste. You can use this toothpaste twice a day like your regular toothpaste.
But it is better to place the toothpaste with small teaspoon rather than dipping your toothbrush. Dipping the brush will wet the mixture. And since it has no preservatives, your toothpaste can spoil.
About Using Turmeric
Turmeric is an amazing whitening ingredient. But not for your fingers or cloths. This ingredients might leave stains on your fingers or cloths.
To remove these stains from your finger, you can use milk. It will work like magic. And for your cloths, try to use old cloths that are okay to get dirty. Because when you are preparing homemade toothpaste with turmeric, things will get dirty.