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Organic Tooth Powder & bamboo Brush to improve your oral care

Introduction:

One of the first things we all do after waking up in the morning is do the mundane task of brushing our teeth. Not only is it important for maintaining the physical appearance but it is important to take care of your oral care for health and hygiene. While tooth powders were once prominent in the past, they seem to be making a comeback in recent times for many reasons we will be discussing below. But how does a tooth powder compare to the conventionally used toothpaste? Read on to find out.

What are Tooth Powders?

Tooth powder also known as dentifrice – a French word, was first marketed in Britain during the 18th century. Earlier, it was usually made with three key ingredients which were:

  1. A mild abrasive, such as finely powdered chalk,
  2. A detergent or foaming agent
  3. A flavoring or sweetening agent, such as sugar or artificial sweetener, peppermint, cinnamon, or clove.

Tooth powders also included binding agents and colorants and were usually applied with a dampened brush, but traditionally many used their finger or even a small stick to brush their teeth.

Over the years, tooth powders have evolved to be made with organic herbal ingredients that are perfectly safe to use without any harsh chemicals or preservatives.

A Brief History of Tooth Powders

Tooth powder was historically used among the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans to clean and whiten their teeth. It was believed that these powders fix loose teeth, strengthen gums, and aid with toothaches. They made these tooth powders from powdering bones, hoofs, and horns of certain animals and eggshells. These ingredients were made into a fine powder and there were even some versions that contained honey, salt, and other flavoring ingredients.

On the other side of the world, the Chinese added ginseng, exotic herbs, and salt to help improve taste and cleaning properties. It was around 1000 AD when the Persians warned others of the dangers of using overly abrasive tooth powders that could damage teeth and instead suggested creating tooth powders using gentler and mild ingredients.

During the 1800s, tooth powders were the most popular way to polish teeth which were similar to brushing your teeth with baking soda. Interestingly enough, before the addition of baking soda to tooth powders in England, people would grind toast and use the powder to scrub their teeth.

Thanks to years of scientific research, we have evolved from using abrasive ingredients on our teeth and have developed more nuanced effective ways of improving oral hygiene.

Ancient Living Tooth Powder

Ancient Living Organic tooth powder is derived from the heart of Ayurveda and is a boon to your oral health care. These meticulously chosen ingredients promise fresh breath and improved gum health with every use. Infused with potent ayurvedic herbs such as clove, long pepper, babool bark, and cinnamon – this tooth powder effectively contributes to healthier oral care.

Benefits of Ingredients

Long Pepper

Long Pepper helps relieve longstanding toothaches.

Clove Powder & Clove Oil

Clove has been an ancient ingredient used to cure toothaches. Putting clove bud in the mouth or massaging the gums with clove oil helps ease tooth pains. Clove oil contains the active ingredient eugenol, which is a natural anesthetic. It numbs and eases toothaches. Eugenol also contains natural anti-inflammatory properties which reduce swelling and irritation in the affected area.

Manjistha

Manjishtha or Indian Madder is commonly used to treat calcium deficiency and Calcium is required in order to have strong bones and teeth.

Ajwain

Ajwain also known as Carom Seed or Bishop’s Weed has been proven to cure tooth pain. It possesses anti-inflammatory properties that help relieve gum swelling, and mouth ulcers and aids in reducing toothache. It also gets rid of bad breath and odor.

Clary Sage Oil

Clary sage Oil relieves oral pain and inflammation and removes bad breath. It is widely used to treat dental problems due to its antibacterial and wound-healing benefits.

Babool Bark Powder

Babool plays a vital role in removing plaque buildup and treating gingivitis. It contains tannins and gallic acid which have antibacterial, antihistaminic, anti-inflammatory, hemostatic, and astringent properties that help to manage tooth infections and inflammations

Pacha Karpooram

Pacha Karpooram or natural camphor helps in controlling toothache and gum diseases. It reduces pain and inflammation and prevents the growth of bacteria in gums and teeth. Camphor also helps to reduce toothache and treats bleeding gums when applied to the affected area.

Cinnamon Powder

Cinnamon works wonders for oral care as it protects and fights against oral pathogens and is beneficial in periodontal disease prevention, endodontics, and candidiasis treatment.

Triphala – Amalaki, Vibhitaki & Haritaki

Triphala is an herbal concoction of Amla, Vibhitaki & Haritaki which has multiple Ayurvedic benefits for one’s overall health and wellness.

Amalaki

Amla destroys cavity-causing bacteria and helps maintain strong and healthy teeth and gums.

Vibhitaki

Vibhitaki also known as Bibhitaki or Baheda kills germs, eliminates bad breath, and prevents cavities.

Haritaki

Haritaki or Indian Walnut is packed with folic acid, magnesium, iron, potassium, and other nutrients which contribute to better oral health.

Tomar

Tomar is also referred to as Timur or Winged Prickly Ash which is used to relieve mouth pain and dental problems caused by food and cures gingivitis or bleeding gums.

Rock Salt

Rock salt removes bacteria from the teeth and gums and helps in preventing the buildup of plaque and tartar. It also adds a nice sparkle to your teeth.

Why use Ancient Living Tooth Powder?

This invaluable tooth powder gets rid of bad breath and takes care of your overall oral health. It effectively removes surface stains and plaque buildup and maintains the natural whiteness of the teeth. It also protects the gums from inflammation, pain, and infections. This herbal tooth and gum powder act as a natural toothpaste for sensitive teeth.

With regular use, long-standing issues of bad breath have been reduced. It is made with freshly ground organic certified ingredients, sourced from our farms, and is devoid of any fillers, foaming agents, or preservatives.

To use it, wet your mouth and take the desired quantity of tooth powder, and gently brush your teeth using the Ancient Living Bamboo Brush. A slight tingling sensation will be noticed due to the presence of clove and pepper essential oils.

Ancient Living Bamboo Toothbrush

This toothbrush is made with bamboo wood and when combined with our Tooth Powder, it makes the perfect pair for your oral care. The super soft bristles are specifically designed for sensitive teeth. Its soft texture gently massages the gums from deep within. The wooden handle is biodegradable which caters to all eco-conscious customers.

Use Ancient Living Organic Tooth Powder with the Ancient Living Bamboo Toothbrush for healthy and improved complete oral care!

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