Homemade Toothpaste: Natural Recipes from Grandmothers 6/7


Recipe for homemade toothpaste with vegetable charcoal

Vegetable charcoal is an important ally for cleaning and whitening your teeth. Here is a recipe based on coconut oil in which we add vegetable charcoal. It’s very easy, very fast, and above all very effective!

  1. Difficulty: Easy
  2. Preparation time: 2 minutes
  3. Quantity: 20 ml
  4. Efficiency: 5/5


  • One large tablespoon of coconut oil
  • ½ teaspoon of activated vegetable charcoal
  • 4 or 5 drops of lemon essential oil (or other according to your taste)

Equipment needed:

  • A bowl
  • A closed jar for storage
  • A spoon to mix

Preparation steps:

  • Place the coconut oil and charcoal in a bowl.
  • Mix well until you obtain a homogeneous paste.
  • Add the essential oil and mix one last time.
  • Pour your toothpaste into its final container, if it is not already.


  • Moisten your toothbrush.
  • Put a little charcoal toothpaste on it.
  • Brush your teeth as usual.
  • This toothpaste can be kept for about 2 months.

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