Monthly Archives: July 2007

Herbal Toothpaste Powder

For individuals inclined to avoid all those anonymous ingredients NOT listed in commercial toothpaste, here is a simple recipe which provides cleaning power with anti inflammatory and antiseptic properties for healthy gums.

  • Baking Soda – 2 parts
  • Licorice Powder – 1 part
  • Peppermint Essential Oil – 3 drops
  • Myrrh gum Powder – 1/2 part
  • Comfrey Root Powder – 1 part
  • Plantain Leaf Powder – 1 part
  • Green Clay Powder – 2 parts
  • Sea Salt -1/2 part

Combine dry ingredients in a bowl. Drop in the essential oil, mixing well. Label. Store in an airtight container away from direct heat. Sprinkle powder onto a wet toothbrush and brush teeth as usual.

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