This Coconut Oil Toothpaste Recipe Fights Tooth Decay, Plaque and Cures Bad Breath

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We all grew up learning to brush our teeth to prevent tooth decay, but did you know coconut oil might be even better?

Irish scientists recently tested coconut oil samples on steptococcus mutans, the bacteria that causes tooth decay and dental erosion.

What they find may surprise you: Coconut oil works even better than traditional toothpaste!

As 60 to 90 percent of children (and plenty of adults) get cavities, researchers are wondering why coconut oil isn’t added to dental hygiene products.

Coconut oil also kills the fungus Candida albicans which causes vaginal discharge, pain, stinging and burning sensation when urinating.

Here’s how to make your very own coconut toothpaste!

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