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This recipe actually dates back some 3,000 years and now its popularity is growing again. the antimicrobial potency of coconut oil is used to prevent tooth decay, eliminate bad breath, and reduce the risk of gingivitis while whitening your teeth.
First, melt a couple tablespoons of virgin coconut oil in a bowl and add three tablespoons of baking soda. Use a fork to mix until a thick paste. You can add a few drops of peppermint essential oil to the mix as well, if you want.
Coconut oil kills bacteria and sodium bicarbonate helps to whiten teeth too. Just be aware that coconut oil solidifies at colder temperatures, so do not spit in your sink. Spitting away instead.