|Dabur Meswak Tooth Paste
The Dabur Meswak Tooth Paste is herbal toothpaste that contains extracts of miswak (Salvadora persica) or the toothbrush tree. There is much research that provides evidence that the effectiveness of miswak is comparable to using a toothbrush with regards to oral hygiene. In addition, miswak also contains fluoride, chlorides, flavenoids, silica and Vitamin C. All of these are known to be beneficial in improving oral health.
The Dabur Meswak Tooth Paste combines extracts of miswak along with chemical compounds commonly found in modern toothpastes to create a formulation that they is effective in reducing tooth decay, plaque as well as preventing gum related diseases.Ingredients:
The ingredients listed for Dabur Meswak Tooth Paste include Calcium Carbonate, Sorbitol, Purified Water, Silica, Sodium Lauryl Sulphate, Flavor Sodium Silicate, Sodium Carrageenate, Sodium Carboxy Methyl Cellulose, Meswak (Salvadora persica) Extract and Sodium Saccharin.
There is some controversy regarding the Dabur Meswak Tooth Paste containing formaldehyde, an aldehyde known to be toxic and classified as carcinogenic according to the US National Toxicology Program. However, the usage of formaldehyde is permitted according to the EU Cosmetic Directive 76/768/EC in concentrations of 0.2% in cosmetic products and 0.1% in oral hygiene products. The Dabur Meswak Tooth Paste does have formaldehyde but at concentrations below the levels considered acceptable in oral hygiene products by the EU.
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