7 Toxic Toothpaste Ingredients

7 Toxic Toothpaste Ingredients


7 Toxic Toothpaste Ingredients


  1. Triclonsan: Linked with concerns over antibiotic resistance and endocrine disruption which causes serious health problems including breast, ovarian, prostate and testicular cancer, preterm and low birth weight babies, and precocious puberty in girls and undescended testicles in boys.

  2. Sodium Lauryl Sulphate: Interferes the functioning of taste bud, linked to painful cancer sores.

  3. Artificial Sweeteners: causes headaches, ear buzzing, dizziness, nausea, gastrointestinal disturbances, weakness, vertigo, chills, memory loss, and numbness, shooting pains in extremities, behavioural disturbances and neuritis.

  4. Fluoride: Swallowing is toxic it accumulates in your tissues overtime, wreaks havoc with enzymes and produces a number of serious health effects including neurological and endocrine dysfunctions.

  5. Propylene Glycol: It is known for skin, eye and lung irritations used in antifreeze, paint, enamels and airplane de-icer.

  6. Diethanolamine (DEA): forms a potential carcinogen which is readily absorbed through the skin and been linked to stomach, oesophagus, liver and bladder cancer.

  7. Mircrobeads : tiny plastic pellets found in body wash, facial scrubs, toothpaste and more….Mircrobeads go down your drain into the environment, absorbing toxins from the water, eaten by marine life and ultimately by humans, some of these beads have been found trapped under the gums causing gum disease.


Toothpaste Recipe 

2 tablespoons coconut oil

1.5 tablespoons baking soda

10-15 drops peppermint
essential oil

 Mix all ingredients in a small bowl until creamy and store in a small container


You also have to realize that your diet is a major important factor in tooth decay. Some great foods that support your teeth are: avocados, cabbage, garlic cranberries, beets, grapefruit, blueberries, lemons, cheese, apples, milk, green and black tea and wine. I would keep the wine for you after the kids have brushed their teeth and gone to bed.

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