There are lots of natural toothpastes on the market, and I know you’ll love this homemade toothpaste recipe to make your own toothpaste or tooth powder. Our family likes this bentonite clay essential oil toothpaste recipe for a clean, healthy mouth!
I’m not going to lie. Clay isn’t the most wonderful tasting thing, but some coconut oil to make it smooth, stevia to sweeten, and a few essential oils for freshness and you’ll soon get used to it.
Homemade Toothpaste Recipe with Essential Oil Blends for Oral Care by Mama Z
Essential oils are great for oral health and these are some of our favorite blends for your DIY toothpaste recipe:
- Lime (3 drops), lemon (4 drops), grapefruit (3 drops)
- Orange (4 drops), clove (3 drops), peppermint (3 drops)
- Cinnamon leaf (3 drops), clove (2 drops), orange (5 drops)
- Chamomile (5 drops) and wintergreen (5 drops)
- Frankincense (5 drops) & myrrh (5 drops)
Ingredients for DIY Bentonite Clay Essential Oil Tooth Powder and Toothpaste
This recipe is for tooth powder, but it makes a great toothpaste too!
Note: The color of your finished product may vary depending on the color of your clay and the essential oils used.
- ⅓ cup of Bentonite Clay
- 1½ teaspoons of Stevia powder
- ¼ teaspoon of pink Himalayan salt
- 3 tablespoons Mama Z’s Oil Base or favorite carrier oil*
- 10 drops of essential oils*
Instructions for DIY Bentonite Clay Essential Oil Tooth Powder and Toothpaste
- Mix the dry ingredients in a food processor.
- In a separate container, add your chosen essential oils to the carrier oil and mix well.
- Add this mixture to the dry ingredients in the food processor gradually until well blended. Mixture should be granular and slightly damp.
- Store in a glass jar with a lid.
To make toothpaste, once the tooth powder is complete, gradually add in water and more coconut oil, blending as you go, until you reach the desired consistency.
* No matter what allergies you may have, there’s a carrier oil that’s right for you. You can use any, or a combination of these: Avocado, Fractionated Coconut, Grapeseed, Jojoba, Sweet Almond.
* Essential oils are great for oral health and these are some of our favorite blends:
Lime, lemon, grapefruit
Orange, clove, peppermint
Cinnamon, clove, orange
Chamomile and wintergreen
Frankincense & myrrh
What are your favorite essential oils to add to your homemade toothpaste recipe?
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