It becomes, therefore, a food as wonderful as excellent not only in terms of flavor, but for its nutritional content that provides incredible medicinal and healing benefits.
The coconut is made coconut oil , a semisolid vegetable oil similar in appearance to a cream, which tends to solidify at room temperature and which It is made from dried coconut meat , which is pressed.
Its appearance is white in the solid state, which becomes transparent and somewhat yellow when it is in a liquid state. It is a wonderful oil very rich in saturated fats, which brings interesting benefits in the skin care . Among these benefits we can mention its qualities as a moisturizer, especially recommended for those with dry skin, in addition to acting as a wonderful natural cleanser.
With coconut oil we can make a homemade toothpaste with interesting benefits in the natural care of our teeth, which in fact can become a wonderful substitute for our usual toothpaste.
- 3 tablespoons of coconut oil
- 3 tablespoons of baking soda
- Half envelope stevia (powder)
- A handful of peppermint
Steps to make toothpaste with coconut oil
Put coconut oil, baking soda and stevia in a container or jar. Close and stir well until all the ingredients are mixed and mixed. Once we get a texture like pasta add the mint cut into pieces. Mix with the help of a wooden spoon. Ready!.
What are its benefits for the health of our mouth and our teeth?
It is an ideal toothpaste to protect our teeth and clean them effectively, since the coconut oil when it comes into contact with our mouth will lighten its texture until it has the capacity to reach and reach every corner of our mouth.
It is ideal to fight bacteria that may exist in our mouth , so it decreases the risk of infections.