1/4 tsp peppermint oil
1/4 tsp spearmint
1/4 cup arrowroot
1/4 cup powdered orrisroot
1/4 cup water
1 tsp ground sage
Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl. Add water until paste is desired thickness / consistency. Store at room temperature in a tightly covered jar.
Substitute 1/2 tsp each of oil of cinnamon and oil of cloves for peppermint/spearmint if desired.
BEN FRANKLIN'S TOOTHPASTE
Mix into a paste and rub on teeth for whiteness.
(I can't imagine using this one myself!)
SIMPLE TOOTHPASTE MIXTURE
Bicarbonate of soda
Mix 3 parts bicarbonate of soda with one part salt. Add 3 tsp of glycerin for every 1/4 cup of this mixture, then add enough water to make a thick paste. Add a few drops of peppermint oil for better taste.
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