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Mouthwash With Essential Oils

Mouthwash With Essential Oils

Discover the natural benefits and invigorating experience of incorporating essential oils into your oral care routine with a homemade mouthwash. Learn how to create a chemical-free, personalized mouthwash that's made from natural ingredients to keep your breath fresh and your teeth healthy.

Why Choose Essential Oils for Mouthwash?

Essential oils offer a wealth of benefits, making them an ideal choice for a natural mouthwash. Incorporating essential oils into your oral care routine can:

  • Eliminate harmful bacteria
  • Reduce gum inflammation
  • Freshen breath
  • Improve overall oral health

Which Essential Oils to Use?

When creating a mouthwash with essential oils, it's important to select oils that are both safe and effective for oral care. Some of the most popular essential oils for mouthwash include:

  • Peppermint: Freshens breath and provides a cooling sensation
  • Tea Tree: Offers antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties
  • Clove: Helps to relieve toothache and gum pain
  • Lavender: Promotes relaxation and reduction of gum inflammation
  • Eucalyptus: Provides antimicrobial and breath-freshening benefits

Creating Your Mouthwash with Essential Oils

To make your own natural mouthwash, you'll need the following ingredients:

  • Distilled water
  • Essential oils of your choice
  • Aloe vera juice (optional)
  • Witch hazel (optional)
  • Sea salt or baking soda (optional)

Here is a simple recipe you can follow:

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  1. Start with a base of distilled water in a glass container, using approximately 200ml (a little over 6.5 ounces).
  2. Add 10-20 drops of your selected essential oil or oils, depending on your preference.
  3. If desired, you can add aloe vera juice (1 tablespoon) for its soothing and healing properties.
  4. Witch hazel (1 tablespoon) can also be included for its astringent benefits, though it's not necessary.
  5. Consider adding a pinch of sea salt or 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda to help neutralize oral bacteria.
  6. Shake or stir the mixture well to blend the ingredients.
  7. Store your homemade mouthwash in a glass bottle with a tightly closed lid.

Usage and Safety Precautions

To use your homemade essential oil mouthwash, simply swish and gargle the mixture for 30-60 seconds, then spit it out.

Keep these precautions in mind:

  • Do not swallow the mouthwash.
  • Avoid using undiluted essential oils directly in your mouth.
  • Research and choose therapeutic-grade, high-quality essential oils for your mouthwash.
  • Always consult a healthcare professional before using essential oils if pregnant, nursing, or taking medications.

Mouthwash With Essential Oils Example:

Jane has always had sensitive gums and wants to try a natural approach to caring for them. She creates a homemade mouthwash using distilled water, 10 drops each of lavender and clove essential oils, a tablespoon of aloe vera juice, and a pinch of sea salt. After using this mixture for a month, Jane notices her gums are significantly less inflamed and her breath feels fresher.

Now that you know how to create your own mouthwash with essential oils, you can enjoy fresh breath and a healthier mouth without harsh chemicals. Share your experience with others and consider exploring more of the Oshu Oils range of essential oils to enhance your daily life. Remember, our blog offers a complete guide to essential oils and aromacology, providing you with everything you need to make the most of these natural wonders!

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Kaua Ribeiro is a renowned expert in holistic medicine and beauty, with over 25 years of research experience dedicated to uncovering the secrets of nature's most powerful remedies. Holding a degree in Naturopathic Medicine, Kaua's passion for healing and well-being has driven him to explore the intricate connections between mind, body, and spirit. Over the years, Kaua has become a respected authority in the field, helping countless individuals discover the transformative power of plant-based therapies, including essential oils, herbs, and natural supplements. He has authored numerous articles and publications, sharing his wealth of knowledge with a global audience seeking to improve their overall health and well-being. Kaua's expertise extends to the realm of beauty, where he has developed innovative, all-natural skincare solutions that harness the potency of botanical ingredients. His formulations embody his deep understanding of the healing properties found in nature, providing holistic alternatives for those seeking a more balanced approach to self-care. With his extensive background and dedication to the field, Kaua is a trusted voice and guiding light in the world of holistic medicine and beauty.

Create Your Own Essential Oil

Have you ever dreamt of crafting your own personalised Artisan Essential Oil blend? We've turned this dream into reality. Every blend is carefully hand-blended and prepared to order, tailoring a sensory experience as unique as you.

Choose from our expertly curated blends or explore your creativity. Delve into the essence of up to three handpicked ingredients. It's an opportunity to let your intuition guide you.

About Kaua Ribeiro

Kaua Ribeiro is a renowned expert in holistic medicine and beauty, with over 25 years of research experience dedicated to uncovering the secrets of nature's most powerful remedies. Holding a degree in Naturopathic Medicine, Kaua's passion for healing and well-being has driven him to explore the intricate connections between mind, body, and spirit. Over the years, Kaua has become a respected authority in the field, helping countless individuals discover the transformative power of plant-based therapies, including essential oils, herbs, and natural supplements. He has authored numerous articles and publications, sharing his wealth of knowledge with a global audience seeking to improve their overall health and well-being. Kaua's expertise extends to the realm of beauty, where he has developed innovative, all-natural skincare solutions that harness the potency of botanical ingredients. His formulations embody his deep understanding of the healing properties found in nature, providing holistic alternatives for those seeking a more balanced approach to self-care. With his extensive background and dedication to the field, Kaua is a trusted voice and guiding light in the world of holistic medicine and beauty.

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