Easy Oral Recipes

Homemade Oral Hygiene Products

Oral hygiene, has been a concern since the time of the ancients the world over, as they would chew the ends of twigs, making them bristle and then use this natural means to brush their teeth. We have come along way since the time of making our own toothbrushes with twigs.

However, you can make your own homemade oral hygiene products using some of our favorite fresh and fantastic mouthwash as well as toothpaste and tooth powder recipes. We are sure you will be refreshingly pleased with such wonderful visual and taste results that come from using these homemade recipes.

You will be pleased to know that our mouthwash and tooth powder recipes are not only fresh and fantastic; they are also fashioned with wholesome and natural ingredients, which are essential to good oral hygiene and a wonderfully fresh mouth and teeth.

There are various ingredients in these homemade recipes, such as water and the therapeutic influence of herbal essential oils, such as spearmint and peppermint as well as ground sage and powdered arrowroot and orrisroot.

Some of the various recipes you will find here include the great tastes of our Lemon Clove Tooth Cleanser, Strawberry Tooth Cleanser, which is popular with children and teens and the Vanilla & Rose Geranium Toothpaste, for those who's taste lean towards times that are more genteel.

You may also want to try the Rosemary-Mint Mouthwash, which is scrumptiously mouth watering and the Spearmint Mouthwash for a fantastic taste that tingles on the tip of your tongue.
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All Natural Toothpaste

1 teaspoon ground sage
1/4 cup arrowroot powder
1/4 cup powdered orrisroot
1/4 cup water
1/4 tsp peppermint oil
1/4 tsp spearmint oil

Mix all of the dry ingredients in a bowl
Add water a little at a time until your paste is the desired consistency
Add oil and mix well
Store your paste at room temperature in a tightly covered jar

Try substituting 1/2 teaspoon each of oil of cinnamon and oil of cloves for the spearmint and peppermint

Basic Homemade Toothpaste

1 teaspoon of old fashioned tooth powder
1/4 teaspoon of Hydrogen Peroxide

Mix together well into a paste and then just brush as usual

Refreshing Peppermint Toothpaste

1 drop oil of peppermint
1/4 teaspoon Hydrogen Peroxide
1 teaspoon baking soda

Mix above 3 ingredients to form a paste
Dip toothbrush into mixture and brush as usual

Vanilla & Rose Geranium Toothpaste

1/2 ounce of powdered chalk
3 ounces powdered orris root
4 teaspoons of tincture of vanilla
15 drops oil of rose geranium
Honey ( just enough to make a paste )

Combine all of the above ingredients mixing well until you have a paste
Store in airtight container
A clean popsicle stick works well to scoop paste onto your brush

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Old Fashioned Citrus Tooth Powder

2 tablespoons dried lemon rind or orange rind
1/4 cup baking soda
2 teaspoons salt

Place rinds in food processor and grind just until peel becomes a fine powder
Add baking soda and salt then pulse a few seconds more until you have a fine powder
Store in an airtight tin or jar
Dip moistened toothbrush into mixture and brush as usual


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Lemon And Clove Tooth Cleanser

Pinch of finely powdered sage
1 ounce finely powdered myrrh
3 ounces powdered orris root
1 pound powdered arrow root

20 drops oil of lemon
10 drops oil of cloves
12 drops oil of bergamot

Mix sage, myrrh, orris root, and arrow root well
Rub oils into the powdered ingredients and mix thoroughly


Summer Strawberry Tooth Cleanser

1 teaspoon of Old Fashioned Tooth Powder
1 tablespoon crushed ripe strawberries

Mix strawberries and tooth powder into a paste and brush as normal

Rosemary And Mint Mouthwash

2 1/2 cups mineral water or distilled water
1 teaspoon fresh mint leaves
1teaspoon rosemary leaves
1 teaspoon anise seeds

Boil water
Add all herbs and seeds
Infuse for about 20 minutes
Cool and then strain and use as you would any gargle or mouthwash

* You can increase this recipe by doubling or tripling the ingredients but add 1 teaspoon of tincture of myrrh as a natural preservative

Spearmint Mouthwash

2 ounces vodka
6 ounces water
1 teaspoon aloe vera gel
4 teaspoons liquid glycerine
10 to 15 drops Spearmint essential oil

Boil water and vodka
Add glycerine and aloe vera gel
Remove from heat and cool slightly
Add spearmint oil shaking well
Pour into a bottle and cap tightly

Fast Mouthwash

Add 1 drop of myrrh oil to 1 cup of cooled boiled water and use as a gargle/mouthwash


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Instant And Natural Breath Fresheners

Chew fresh parsley to sweeten your breath
Chew fennel seeds or anise seeds to freshen your breath
Chew a few peppermint leaves or spearmint leaves
Drink a cup of peppermint tea

Tooth Care
Mash fresh strawberries and use as a tooth paste
Rub fresh sage leaves over your teeth to both clean and whiten


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