Toothbrushes can be come full of germs and it is important to kill these germs on your toothbrush after everything time you brush your teeth. If you don’t you could end up catching an illness such as a cold or flu. One of the best ways to kill the germs on your toothbrush and keep it clean is by making a homemade toothbrush cleaner and pouring it over your toothbrushes after you are done brushing your teeth to kill the germs and help the toothbrush to last you a little bit longer. However, it is still good to toss your toothbrush out every couple of months because the bristle do become worn down a bit and will not get your teeth clean as well as it did when it was new.
The ingredients you will need to make the homemade toothbrush cleaner will be 1 cup of 90% rubbing alcohol, 20 drops of tea tree oil, and 10 drops of peppermint extract. The reason these ingredients are used are because they kill germs and bacteria almost immediately when they come into contact with them, and it helps keep your toothbrush fresh and clean with a mint scent and flavoring. If you do not have these ingredients on hand you can use 1 cup of rum or vodka and 1 cup of peppermint herbal tea instead, or you can find the actually ingredients in your local grocery store.
The way you make the homemade toothbrush cleaner is by simply pouring the 1 cup of 90% rubbing alcohol, 20 drops of tea tree oil, and 10 drops of peppermint extract into a clean plastic or glass bottle that has a lid. Than all you do is give the bottle a gentle shake. After you will have a homemade toothbrush cleaner to help kill the germs on your toothbrush and keep it clean.
When you want to clean your toothbrush with the toothbrush cleaner all you do is pour the clearer directly over and onto the toothbrush and rinse it off with hot water. After most if not all the germs and bacteria on your toothbrush should be killed, and you should have clean toothbrush next time you go and use your toothbrush. This will prevent colds and flues from being caught and will help keep your oral health healthier.
I hope those of you who are looking for a safe natural effective way to cleanse your toothbrush have found one now. I wish you all the best of luck with making this homemade toothbrush cleaner for cleansing your toothbrushes with. Best of luck with the toothbrush cleaning and keeping them clean.