Typical toothpaste warning: Keep out of reach of children under 6 years of age. If you accidentally swallow more than used for brushing, seek professional help or contact a poison control center immediately.
Typical mouthwash caution: In case of accidental ingestion, seek professional assistance or contact a poison control center immediately. Do not use in children under six years of age. Supervise children over six.
Does that sound good for you? Perhaps you shouldn’t put it in your mouth at all! Use something healthy instead.
Even if you don’t swallow, healthy mouthwash and toothpaste ingredients are critical.
from the Physician’s Desk Reference
|10% – Pill|
|16% – Gel-Cap|
|50% – Sublingual|
|80% – Intra-Muscular Injections|
|90% – Oral Mucosa Absorption|
Problematic mouthwash and toothpaste ingredients
- Alcohol, SD Alcohol
- Artificial flavoring
- Artificial food dyes & colors
– D&C Yellow 10
– FD&C Green 3
– FD&C Blue 1
– FD&C Yellow 5
- Dispersants (unnatural)
– Poloxmer 403
– Sodium Hydroxide (Lye)
- Pentasodium triphosphate
– Benzoic Acid
- Propylene glycol
- Sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS)
- Sodium monofluorophosphate
- Sucralose® (Splenda®)
- Tetrasodium pyrophosphate
- Titanium dioxide
Thieves Toothpaste and Thieves Mouthwash are free of these ingredients.
Welcome to the party, MelMag! Fluoride-free Thieves Toothpaste has existed for about two decades already. It’s been fine for kids, but a #Slique-tasting kids version has been available for several years too. And you didn’t even bring up the problem that even most fluoride-free toothpastes still contain SLS.
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Duh! And the page includes related articles like how fluoride may increase risk of thyroid issues. Young Living’s Thieves Toothpaste and Thieves Mouthwash are not only fluoride-free, but also triclosan- and SLS-free.
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