Homemade Peppermint & Tea Tree Oil Mouthwash

Homemade Peppermint & Tea Tree Oil Mouthwash

Peppermint and tea tree oil mouthwash make a great combo to fight against germs and other harmful pathogens, while also freshening breath. This simple but effective mixture will keep your mouth clean and your breath fresh. It will also help your pocketbook because it is low cost.

Use mouthwash 2-3 times per day after brushing your teeth. The mouthwash can also be used for cleaning your toothbrush, just fill up a shot glass and place brush bristles down into mixture. Let soak for 30 minutes.

Homemade Peppermint & Tea Tree Oil Mouthwash Recipe:

  • 10 drops peppermint essential oil
  • 6 drops tea tree (aka melaleuca) essential oil
  • 1 cup purified water
  • 8 oz glass bottle


  1. Add all ingredients into glass bottle, then shake well to mix.
  2. Take a small sip, swish mixture around in your mouth, gargle for 30 seconds and spit out. Do not swallow.
  3. Shake well before each use.

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Homemade Essential Oil Mouthwash Tea Tree & Peppermint

Jennifer Lane

BIO: Owner and founder of Loving Essential Oils. I am a Certified Aromatherapist that loves to look toward essential oils and aromatherapy for all natural physical, emotional and spiritual support. I love creating and sharing DIY Essential Oil Recipes & Blends. Thank you so much for allowing me to be part of your essential oil journey!

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