Activated charcoal tooth powder

Activated charcoal tooth powder

Formula: 1874

Phase Ingredients for ~60 ml Quantity
A calcium carbonate 3 tablespoons (12 gr)
A activated charcoal a teaspoon (1 gr)
A xylitol 12 teaspoons (4,4 gr)
A Cocamidopropyl betaine, powder 23 teaspoons (0,3 gr)
B peppermint essential oil 10 drops
B lemon essential oil 7 drops

Sanitize the dedicated containers and utensils you will work with, details in the general safety guidelines.

Preparation method:
In a bowl, mix the powders from phase A, slowly and well.
Over the powders add the essential oils and mix slowly, thoroughly, possibly with a pestle.
The obtained composition is transferred to a glass jar.

Moisten the toothbrush and immerse it in the jar with powder. Brush your teeth as usual. During brushing, you can take more powder on the brush, if necessary.
The dental hygiene powder can be used daily instead of toothpaste.

An oral hygiene powder for cleaner and brighter teeth, and a fresh breath.
Charcoal has also gained a reputation for dental hygiene, having, contrary to appearances, a whitening action on the surface of the teeth.

For a simpler version of tooth powder, even suitable for children, or that does not contain foaming agent, access the other recipes in this section.

A larger quantity can be prepared, and it can be divided into several jars, one for each adult member of the family.
Instead of the proposed essential oils, others can be used, such as: red mandarin or tea tree essential oil, or a small amount, 1-3 drops of clove leaf/cinnamon essential oil.


  • Difficulty: beginner/advanced/experienced
  • Utensils: a bowl, precision scale or tablespoon + teaspoon, optional: pestle
  • Recommended container: Clara or Ambra jar with lid, 60 ml
  • Shelf-life: 6 months, sealed, kept in a dry place
Posted on 01/16/2018 Oral hygiene 0