Be Natural Tips

    SLS is bad news. In fact, it’s not good to use in ANY of your personal care products. We refuse to put SLS in our toothpaste because it causes inflammation, dry mouth, gum irritation, and canker sores that can...
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What do you think of when you hear “Oral Cancer”? Oral cancer is often associated with cigarette smoking and excessive alcohol consumption, but there are many other risk factors. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene...
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Two words: activated charcoal.

Juice bars are telling you to drink it in your lemonade, facial care companies are telling you to slather it on your face, and oral care companies are telling you to brush your teeth with it...

So what's all the buzz about?

After gaining recognition in 1834 by an American Physician who used it to save a patient after they accidentally ingested mercury chloride, activated charcoal has made its way to the forefront of the modern health movement.

It's been heavily sought after for its potent natural detoxifying and purifying properties, with uses ranging from preventing free radical damage, to filtering water, to preventing intestinal gas, AND even whitening teeth.

But is activated charcoal abrasive to your enamel?

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