You probably didn’t know that the mouthwash is one of the most important parts of the whole process of hygiene of the teeth, since it is the one who finishes eliminating all the bacteria and germs that were removed by the brushing, besides being the final touch that will give us a breath fresh and pleasant.
Oral care is vital to our health. Health and diet have even been known to cure cavities. Cleaning the mouth with a mouthwash to remove tartar is one of the most important parts for good oral hygiene. And we add advantages if we do it ourselves.
Advantages of doing the mouthwash:
You control the ingredients and the quality.
Without hidden chemicals such as preservatives, colorants, artificial sweeteners, flavorings and a multitude of chemicals that are harmful to our health.
How to do a Homemade Mouthwash?
This recipe is based on baking soda. Sodium bicarbonate is known as one of the best cleansers available, and can be used in hundreds of applications, including oral hygiene. Also, it is often used directly in the brushing of teeth, due to its recognized bleaching and stain removal abilities, as well as bactericide that eliminates tartar and microbes that cause cavities and bad breath.
-1 tablespoon baking soda
-½ cup hydrogen peroxide (hydrogen peroxide)
-½ teaspoon of salt
-½ cup warm water
-1 cup cold water
-Pot the cup
-Mix the baking soda with the salt. Then wet the toothbrush in warm water and spread with the mixture above. Rub very well the teeth and expel from the mouth.
-Repeat the previous operation for about 2 minutes.
-Then mix the hydrogen peroxide with the warm water and rinse your mouth for one minute, then expel it from the mouth.
-Remove the tartar from between the teeth with a toothpick and rinse with cold water.
-You can repeat this procedure up to twice a week and the brushing should be the one you normally do.
Warning: never swallow mouthwash to remove tartar (neither natural nor commercial) as some ingredients can be harmful if swallowed.
Remember that to maintain a correct oral hygiene, you should brush your mouth at least three times a day with a quality paste. In addition, a fact to keep in mind, the spicy food stimulates the salivary glands. Saliva helps to sanitize the mouth in a natural way.