Have you ever seriously thought about what's in your mouthwash & how easy it might be to make your own? Those two questions are why we decided to do this post for you. We have compiled a great variety of natural mouthwash recipes that will be sure to please almost everyone.
Commercial mouthwash often contains unwanted preservatives.Best of all, they are full of great ingredients for dental health. Plus, they are effortless to make. Let's get into it:
Directions: Pour the ingredients into a glass jar and shake well. Use a funnel if necessary. To use, take a swig, swish for up to 30 seconds, and spit out. You can store this mouthwash in the bathroom.
Directions: Mix the ingredients into a glass vessel. Blend all ingredients and add to a sterile glass jar. Shake well before use. Swish the mixture in your mouth, then spits out. The product can be stored in the bathroom and should last indefinitely.
Hydrogen Peroxide Mouthwash
Directions: Mix all ingredients. Swish mouthwash in your mouth, then spits out. Mix enough for a single-use and get rid of any excess solution.
All-Natural Herbal Mouthwash
Create an herbal infusion by making a steep. Just like making tea, take the dried ingredients, add boiling water, and steep.
Directions: In a glass mason jar, steep the dried herbs and boiling water. In the morning, use a piece of cheesecloth and strain the tincture. To apply, gargle a small amount and then spit out. Store in the fridge for up to 7 days.
Simple Essential Oil Mouthwash
Directions: Blend all ingredients in a sterile glass jar with a lid. Before each use, make sure to shake well. Shaking helps to distribute the essential oils evenly in the mixture. This mixture should last for years.
Old-Fashioned Antiseptic Mouthwash
A hydrosol is a water-based liquid made from flowers. This recipe calls for herbal infusions from Echinacea Angustifolia root, sage leaves, and peppermint leaves.
Directions: Add the ingredients to a mason glass jar. Lid and shake until well incorporated. Before each use, you will want to shake the mason jar. Place a small amount into your mouth and gargle. Expel after 30 seconds. This recipe doesn't need any preservatives as Myrrh Gum antiseptic properties.
Whitens and Remineralizes
Calcium carbonate powder: remineralizes teeth.
Xylitol crystals add a touch of sweetness and also provides cavity protection.
Concentrated trace minerals liquid: remineralizes teeth.
Peppermint essential oil: gives an excellent taste and promotes fresh breath.
Lemon essential oil: helps to whiten your teeth.
Spearmint essential oil: another great addition to flavor and taste plus promotes fresh breath.
The myrrh tincture helps strengthen gums and combat tooth and gum infections. Calendula cleans and soothes gums and helps with gum inflammation. Plus, goldenseal is highly antimicrobial and has lots of astringent properties.
Combine all the ingredients in a funnel in a 4 oz dark glass bottle and shake well. Dilute three tablespoons of the rinse in 1⁄2 ounce water, and use it as a mouthwash morning and night.
DIY Aloe Mouthwash
Aloe is a potent anti-inflammatory and antibacterial and can help treat the gums' common issues, such as inflammation. It can also be used to help soothe canker sores and cold sores.
Add liquid ingredients to a pyrex glass bowl that has a spout. Mix with a whisk. Then pour into a sterile container using a funnel. Remember to shake before using it. This homemade formula will last up to 14 days.
DIY Peppermint Mouthwash
Peppermint oil has antiseptic properties that help to fight bad breath and numb pain.
Pour your water and essential oils into a dark glass bottle. Then shake. When using, stir first and take a small sip of the mouthwash. Swish and gargle for 30 seconds. Do not swallow.