Survival Toothpaste and Mouthwash

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Description

Make toothpaste and mouthwash out of nature!

Resources

For the toothpaste:
Charcoal
Birch twigs
Water

For the mouthwash:
Pine needles
Boiling water
Stone

Instructions

To make the toothpaste, crush up some charcoal and add a little bit of water to make a paste. Smear a bit on your teeth, and then chew on a birch twig. Rinse well with water.

To make the mouthwash, crush/pulverise a handful of pine needles using the stone, then add boiling water. Leave it for 5 minutes and then strain the liquid/remove the needles. The liquid will be mildly antiseptic.

Tags

  • camp activity
  • survival

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