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Embrace the Power of Nature with Natural Toothpaste

August 04, 2023

When it comes to our oral health, most of us have been conditioned to rely on commercial toothpaste brands with flashy marketing and artificial ingredients.

However, have you ever stopped to consider the potential benefits of embracing nature's offerings for your oral care routine? Natural toothpaste is a rising trend in the wellness community, and for good reason.

In this blog, we'll explore the world of natural toothpaste and why it's worth considering for a healthier, more sustainable smile.

The Appeal of Natural Toothpaste

The main allure of natural toothpaste lies in its ingredients. Instead of relying on synthetic chemicals and preservatives, these toothpaste products are formulated with natural, plant-based ingredients. This means that you can avoid potentially harmful substances like artificial sweeteners, fluoride, and SLS (sodium lauryl sulfate) while still effectively cleaning your teeth.

Benefits of Natural Toothpaste

  1. Gentle on gums: Many commercial toothpaste brands contain harsh chemicals that can irritate sensitive gums. Natural toothpaste, on the other hand, often includes soothing botanical extracts like chamomile and aloe vera, which can promote healthier gums and reduce inflammation.
  2. Chemical-free formulas: By opting for natural toothpaste, you avoid exposing your mouth to unnecessary chemicals, artificial flavours, and colours. This can be particularly beneficial for those with chemical sensitivities or allergies.
  3. Environmentally friendly: Eco-conscious consumers will appreciate that natural toothpaste brands tend to prioritise sustainable packaging and production methods. Choosing natural toothpaste can contribute to reducing your ecological footprint.
  4. Fluoride-free options: Some individuals prefer fluoride-free toothpaste, and natural toothpaste brands often cater to this preference. While fluoride is considered effective in preventing tooth decay, some people opt for fluoride-free alternatives for various reasons.


At Evergreen Healthfoods we are proud to stock a wide range of natural toothpaste from well-known, respected brands. You'll find a diverse range of toothpaste products that cater to different preferences and needs.

Some of our favourites are:

Weleda Plant Gel Toothpaste 

Developed with natural silica in a gel formation instead of in a paste, the Weleda Plant Gel Toothpaste naturally cleanses and protects delicate gums and is gentle on your tooth enamel.

Aloe Dent Charcoal Toothpaste 

A natural charcoal toothpaste containing bioactive and organic ingredients including soothing Aloe Vera, Activated Charcoal, Icelandic Moss and Tea Tree Oil, which help maintain healthy teeth.

Kingfisher Baking Soda Fluoride Free Toothpaste 

Contains no artificial sweeteners, colourings or preservatives and it is fluoride free With added baking soda to help to naturally whiten teeth.

Dr. Bronner’s Cinnamon All-One Toothpaste 

This simple and effective formula is made with 70% organic ingredients you know and trust. This low-foaming toothpaste uses organic menthol crystals to freshen breath naturally. Organic coconut flour & Fairtrade organic coconut oil helps to gently remove plaque and whiten teeth, while organic aloe helps soothe gums.

Jack N' Jill Natural Kids Strawberry Toothpaste 

Make tooth brushing fun for kids, with this delicious certified organic strawberry flavoured kids toothpaste. Natural ingredients including calendula help to soothe gums and naturally and safely fight tooth decay.


Natural toothpaste provides an appealing alternative to conventional options, offering the potential for healthier oral care without compromising on effectiveness. Remember, making the switch to natural toothpaste is a small step towards a greener and healthier lifestyle. So why not give it a try and embrace the power of nature for your dental routine? Your teeth, gums, and the planet will thank you for it!