Dental Problems

How Ingredients of Herbal Toothpastes Treat Dental Problems

In the present day hectic life style, erratic work schedules, untimely eating habits and inadequate sleep are common. Dental health takes the back seat like other health aspects. Bad breath, Plaque, Bleeding gums, Yellow teeth, Oral infection, Cavities, tooth ache are the most common complaints in 95 percent cases of dental problems around the world. Toothpastes, Mouth rinse and gels used are made up of chemical substances. The risks of side effects from the usage of these chemical substances, apart from the drugs used to treat the dental problems, cannot be ignored. This article tries to understand how effective herbal toothpastes are in addressing dental problems prevalent all over the world.

Ingredients in Typical Herbal Toothpastes:

These types of toothpastes as the name suggests, are primarily made up of age old and beneficial collection of herbs and oils. The effectiveness of these ingredients in treating their respective ailment is time tested. They do not cause any side effects at all. Some of the herbs used in a typical herbal toothpaste are:

  • Elettaria Cardamomum (100 mg)
  • Syzygium Aromaticum (100 mg)
  • Foenieulum Vulgare (100 mg)
  • Azadirachta Indica (200 mg)
  • Acacia Nilotica (300 mg)
  • Quercus Infectoria (200 mg)
  • Saraca Indica (200 mg)
  • Mimusops Elengi (200 mg)
  • Cardiospermum Halicacabum (200 mg)
  • Glycyrrhiza Glabra (200 mg)
  • Acacia Catechu (200 mg)
  • Alpinia Galanga (200 mg)

The paste prepared from these herbs are mixed with oils extracted from Coriander, Lemon, Ginger, Eucalyptus, Spearmint, and Camphor to prepare the toothpaste.

Role of the Primary Herbs in the Herbal Toothpaste:

Elettaria Cardamomum:

It is known for its antibacterial properties. It kills the harmful bacteria and refresh our mouth.

Syzygium Aromaticum:

It is known for its pain relieving properties. It heals wounds and infections due to oral cavities.

Foenieulum Vulgare:

It reduces the growth of bacteria in the mouth and stops bad breathe. It strengthens the roots of the teeth too.

Azadirachta Indica:

It brings back the natural white colour of the teeth by removing the formation of plaque by bacteria. It helps in proper supply of blood and all essential nutrients to the mouth for maintaining sound oral health.

Acacia Arabica:

It is a mouth freshener and protects the mouth from any kind of infections.

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