natural toothpaste

Make Your Own Natural Toothpaste

   1/2 cup Baking Soda
   1/2 cup bentonite clay powder               
  11/2 teaspoon Myrrh powder           
   1 teaspoon dried raspberry leaf powder           
   1 teaspoon dried white oak bark powder           
   1 teaspoon flavoring herbs of your choice (Fennel, Peppermint, 
   Spearmint, in powder form)
   5 drops Tea Tree essential oil           

   Yield: about 1 cup

Pour the Baking Soda (soda reduces the acid level in the mouth. High acid creates tooth decay) and Bentonite clay  powder into a medium-size mixing bowl.  Add all the dry ingredients, including the Myrrh powder ( which helps to prevent periodontal disease) to the Baking Soda/Clay mixture. Mix well with a wire whisk. Add the Tea Tree oil, again mixing well. Place a clean cover over the bowl, covering it completely. Let sit overnight. The next morning, mix well again . Package in an  wide-mouthed jar. It will last indefinitely if you keep moisture out of the package.

To use: Wet your toothbrush, then sprinkle a small quantity of toothpaste powder onto your brush. Brush thoroughly and gently in an up and down motion.  Rinse, Feel the natural clean!