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Natural Tooth Paste

Start by combining equal parts of vegetable gylcerine and baking soda to form a paste like tooth paste. Add peppermint or spearmint oil for flavouring to taste. (start small) Myrh was also used for it’s antiseptic qualities in oral care, if you can get past the taste. This is great because it is so natural. […]

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Anti-Bacterial BreathSpray

Inspired by 50 Simple Ways to Pamper Yourself, by Stephanie Tourles (Storey Books, 1999). INGREDIENTS * 1/4 cup distilled water * 1/4 cup vodka * 5 drops essential oil of clove * 5 drops essential oil of anise * 5 drops essential oil of cinnamon * 5 drops essential oil of orange 1. Mix all […]

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Tooth Powder for Healthy and Beautiful Teeth

Mix together equal amounts of baking soda, Celtic salt and arrowroot powder in a glass container to get fantastic mixture for brushing your teeth. Dip a damp toothbrush in a glass container with a powder and massage teeth and gums thoroughly. Brush your teeth for at least two full minutes. During transition to the raw […]

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Antiseptic Mouthwash

* 1 drop Peppermint Essential Oil * 1 drop Thyme Essential Oil * 1 drop Eucalyptus Essential Oil * 1 drop Wintergreen Essential Oil * 1 Tbls. 190 Proof Ethyl Alcohol * 6 Tbls Distilled Water Pour all into to glass jar with tight fitting lid. Shake before each use. Use less water and more […]

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Myrrh Mouthwash

* 6 drops tea tree oil * 6 drops myrrh oil * 6 drops peppermint oil * 2 T grain alcohol Bring about 7 oz water to a boil. Add eo’s and alcohol and stir well then strain through coffee filter. Cool and bottle. Use about 4 t and swish around in mouth for about […]

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Chapped Lip Balm

General rule of thumb for winter chapped lips…basic lip balm recipe: melt together one ounce (by weight, not volume) of beeswax preferably grated, it will melt faster), a ‘solid’ fat…shea butter, mango butter, coconut oil, etc. and one oz of a rich liquid oil. (I like to use avocado oil or kukui nut for this.) […]

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Vanilla and Rose Geranium Toothpaste

* 1/2 ounce powdered chalk * 3 ounces powdered orris root * 4 teaspoons of tincture of vanilla * 15 drops oil of rose geranium * Honey, enough to make a paste Combine all ingredients and mix until you have a paste the consistency you like. Store in an airtight container. Use a clean stick […]

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Natural Tooth Whitener

* 2 tablespoons dried sage leaves * 2 tablespoons sea salt 1. Preheat oven to 250F. Using a spice grinder or a mortar and pestle, grind the salt and sage together. 2. Spread mixture evenly on a baking sheet and bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes. Allow to cool, then stir to blend. 3. […]

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Apricot and Lemon Lip Balm

* 1 tsp. beeswax * 1 tsp. apricot kernel oil * 1 tsp. calendula oil * a few drops essential oil of lemon or orange Melt the beeswax. Add the apricot and calendula oils, stirring constantly. Remove from heat while stirring, and when partly cooled, add the essential oil. Store in a small pot. Note: […]

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