Homemade Toothpaste: Natural Recipes from Grandmothers


Recipe for homemade toothpaste with coconut oil

The recipes to make your own homemade toothpaste are all globally easy and quick to make. They are made of natural products, better for your health, and economical. Making your own homemade hygiene products will help you avoid chemicals and unnecessary packaging.

In front of all these arguments, more and more of you want to stop buying industrial toothpaste proposed in the shops and go into zero waste mode.

How to make your own toothpaste? With which ingredients? What are the precautions to take? All the answers to these questions are in this article, with a selection of the best existing recipes for homemade toothpaste used by grandma.

The best natural recipes for homemade toothpaste

We have gathered for you the most effective grandmother recipes to make your toothpaste at home!

Recipe for homemade toothpaste with coconut oil

The recipes based on coconut oil are among the most used. Easy and quick to make, they contain all the ingredients necessary for good dental hygiene.

  1. Difficulty: Easy
  2. Preparation time: about 10 minutes
  3. Quantity: About 10 cl.
  4. Efficiency: 5/5


  • 3 tablespoons of virgin coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of white clay
  • 10 drops of one or more essential oils
  • 5 drops of grapefruit seed extract (optional)

Materials needed:

Avoid metal utensils, which can react with the clay.

  • A bowl
  • A teaspoon and a tablespoon (for measuring and mixing)
    dosing and mixing)
  • A jar with a lid to store your toothpaste.

Preparation steps:

  •  In a bowl, mix the coconut oil with the baking soda and clay until you have a smooth paste.
  • Add the essential oils and mix again.
  • Optional step: you can add a few drops of grapefruit seed extract, which has
    antibacterial properties and helps your toothpaste last longer.
  • Pour the mixture into the jar with the lid to store it. Your toothpaste is ready!

Preparation steps

  •  Wet your toothbrush.
  •  Place a little toothpaste on it with a small spatula or spatula or a small spoon (or other).
  • Do not dip the toothbrush directly into the toothpaste jar, to avoid contaminating it.
  • contaminate it. Do not use your fingers either, for the same reasons.
  • Brush your teeth as usual.

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