Coconut oil is one of the most trendy cosmetic substances thanks to the amount of benefits it brings to health, from skin hydration to teeth whitening.

Coconut oil is a natural product with antibacterial and moisturizing properties that is very good for the care of many parts of the body. Among these we find the teeth, in fact today we propose you to start using rinsing with coconut oil.

Coconut oil for our teeth health

Just few people know that using a toothpaste with coconut oil brings numerous benefits to oral health.

Several researches confirm that this product is able to remove the bacterial plaque from the teeth, and for this reason it represents an effective and low cost treatment.

In part this is due to its high content of lauric acid, which determines an antibacterial and antifungal effect.

Rinsing with coconut oil

The procedure is the same as for commercial mouthwashes. It is advisable to carry out this treatment a couple of times a week.


2 teaspoons of coconut oil (30 ml)

How to use it

1. Brush your teeth carefully before rinsing.
2. Afterwards, take the oil and rinse for 5 minutes.
3. Let it pass through the whole mouth, including teeth.
4. Do not gargle.
5. You can gradually increase the duration up to 10 minutes.
6. After you finish, spit.
7. A few minutes later, rinse your mouth with water.

If you want to learn more, read also how to prepare toothpaste with coconut.