When you pick up a bottle of our toothpaste or mouthwash, you may notice an unusual ingredient in the list: Organic Neem Oil. This nutrient-rich substance is derived from Azadirachta indica, an evergreen tree that’s native to the Indian subcontinent.
Composed of essential vitamins and fatty acids, neem oil has been used as an ancient, natural remedy for various health conditions. It's antibacterial properties however, are known to be especially effective against bacteria in the mouth. Below are some of the other amazing oral health benefits of this active ingredient.
Oral Health Benefits of Neem Oil
- Naturally cleans and whitens teeth
- May reduce gum inflammation or irritation
- Can keep bacteria from forming on teeth
- Helps prevent cavities and bad breath
Naturally, neem oil has an unpleasant taste, but it goes undetected thanks to the other flavorful ingredients in our toothpaste and mouthwash formulations such as spearmint, xylitol and coconut oil. This allows you to gain the full oral health benefits of this fabulous ingredient without experiencing the bitterness.
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