Is There Such Thing as Safe Mouthwash??
Have you considered the ingredients in your mouthwash?
Chlorhexidine, known to cause Dna damage, increase blood pressure, kill even good bacteria and contribute to heart disease.
Alcohol In the Dental Journal of Australia it was reported that alcohol increases the risk of head, oral and neck cancer.
Hexetidine (oraldene) can affect heartbeat, cause allergic reactions and is reported to be carcinogenic.
Methyl Salicylate can be lethal and cause burning.
Benzalkonium chloride this disinfectant is a known immune, skin, and respiratory toxicant.
Cetylphyridinium chloride can cause skin lesions, eye & respiratory irritation. Poisoning from ingestion has been reported.
Methparaben a preservative found in breast cancer tumors and contains parabens which can cause decreased sperm production and mobility.
So what’s the best solution for mouthwash?
Green Tea and Matcha green tea possess excellent antimicrobial properties that combat plaque producing bacteria and it has been shown that rinsing the mouth with green tea strongly inhibits the growth of plaque within minutes. Green Tea actually works better than chlorhexidine at fighting plaque! Combining Green Tea with Amla, Indian Gooseberry, makes it even more powerful at fighting plaque and even becomes a powerful cavity fighter too.