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Organic, Homemade, DIY Toothpaste Recipe

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Organic, Homemade, DIY Toothpaste

It’s simple to whip up your own toothpaste. The best part is that you can have peace of mind knowing you aren’t putting garbage into your mouth (just take a look at the ingredient list on your typical store-bought toothpaste).

Ingredients:

Equal parts of organic coconut oil and baking soda

10 drops of peppermint essential oil per 1/2 cup of mixture

Instructions:

When I make this, I wing it. No measurements–I just eyeball it. However, I realize some people take to recipes. ūüôā I just make a paste of the coconut oil and baking soda, then add several drops of the peppermint essential oil. Enjoy a mouthful of minty, organic freshness!

It’s even okay if you swallow a little of it (unlike most toothpastes–who instruct you to call poison control if ingested). No worries here!

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More Than Alive Diatomaceous Earth Review & Giveaway!

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More Than Alive Diatomaceous Earth Powder

Overall Rating: 5 Stars

I have reviewed and given away several More Than Alive products and have loved every last one of them.

I am excited for one of you to win this Diatomaceous Earth Powder! I’m sure you’ll be just as pleasantly surprised as I was to discover its wide¬†range of uses.

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Diatomaceous Earth

More Than Alive’s Description:

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My Description & Thoughts:

I get really excited when I find a product that has SO many uses. It really makes me feel like it increases the value of the product ten-fold. As More Than Alive mentions, diatomaceous earth has many health benefits (regulates blood pressure and cholesterol, detoxes the colon, relieves joint pain, strengthens hair and toughens nails) which would benefit everyone. As far as using this powder, there are several ways to do it:

-Combine with water and make a paste. Use as a facial mask.

-Blend with water and ingest as a supplement. This aids in detoxification and digestion.

-Sprinkle around house as a natural pest eliminator. (how interesting that you can drink it and use as a pest-repeller!)

-Apply to wet toothbrush and brush your teeth. This helps with removing plaque and naturally whitening teeth.

-Sprinkle over dog food to deworm.

-Use in pet shampoo to fight fleas.

-Apply paste to scalp to help promote hair growth.

To Enter this Giveaway:

1. Like my Facebook page: Run On Organic on Facebook

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5. Comment on this post and let me know how you see yourself using this diatomaceous earth!

If you already follow me on the various social networks, just let me know that. Can’t wait for one of you to get a free 1 lb. bag of More Than Alive Diatomaceous Earth!

This giveaway will conclude on 3/4. I will email the winner!