coconut oil : is one of the best ways to remove bacteria and promote healthy teeth and gums! Oil pulling has finally gained some popularity in the United States. Used primarily in Ayurvedic medicine, oil pulling is a fantastic oral detoxification procedure that is simply done by swishing a tablespoon of oil (typically coconut oil, olive or sesame oil) in your mouth for 10-20 minutes. It will take some time to build up to 10-20 minutes but it will happen with consistency.
thieves essential oils : This oil blend from Young Living will be an absolute game changer in your oral care line-up. Thieves, has antiviral, antiseptic, antibacterial, and anti-infectious essential oils: Clove, lemon, cinnamon, Eucalyptus, and rosemary. This is a great addition to oil pulling and makes an amazing mouthwash.
Tongue Scraping : “the Ayurvedic self-care ritual known as tongue scraping, is an an oral hygiene practice that removes bacteria, food debris, fungi, toxins, and dead cells from the surface of the tongue,” this article does an amazing job at explaining the benefits of using a tongue scraper.
natural toothpaste : we have used a handful of natural toothpaste and if we are being honest some are just awful and dont work. We discovered Truth Paste and both my husband and I love it. Truly Healthy, No Glycerin, No Fluoride, No Sulfates, No Toxic Chemicals. In case you didnt know it, thats my love language. TruthPaste is an oil based toothpaste. It combines the benefits of oil pulling and therapeutic essential oils into one product for the lazy like myself. You’re in luck because if you head on over to my Instagram you will get an opportunity to win a container of Truth Paste so that you can try the goodness for yourself!