29 Feb '12, 11am

Homemade Toothpaste: No Fluoride Necessary

Homemade Toothpaste: No Fluoride Necessary

You’ve heard about all the controversy with Fluoride . Some dentists say it’s totally harmless, and others say too much fluoride causes all sorts of neurotoxic and endocrine disorders. Do we really need to fluoridate our toothpaste and our water supply at the same time? Whatever you might be thinking, your average toothpaste is full of synthetic ingredients. Homemade toothpaste uses very few ingredients, making it the eco-friendly choice. It will taste different, that’s for sure. But at least you can count on simple, wholesome, healthy, and non-toxic ingredients – made with love. DIY Natural has a super simple recipe for homemade toothpaste: 2/3 cup baking soda 4 tsp fine sea salt (optional, depending on your taste/tolerance for salt) 1-2 tsp peppermint extract or 10-15 drops peppermint essential oil (or your favorite flavor) water (add to desired consistency) They’ve calc...

Full article: http://greenlivingideas.com/2012/02/29/homemade-toothpast...

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