‘Dhantadhawana’ or ‘Teeth cleansing’ is an important part of the daily regimen prescribed by Ayurveda. Sitaram brings you a unique blend of medicinal herbs with time-tested efficacy in maintaining oral hygiene. White bark Acacia or Arimeda, Jathiphala (Myristica fragrans) and Lavanga are the key ingredients in this combination, which cleanse the oral cavity, strengthen teeth and gums, and leaves your breath fragrant.
Dosage & Directions for Use
- Wet your toothbrush.
- Dip your brush in the sufficient quantity of Tooth Powder and brush as you normally would.
- Rinse your mouth.
- Follow with oil pulling for an extra clean mouth and sustained freshness of mouth.
Suitable for all ages.
Arimedah (Acacia leucophloea)
Safed Baabul or White Acacia contains gallic acid, catechin and chlorogenic acid that gives the herbs its chlorogenic properties. The powdered stem bark is used as tooth powder. It relieves severe toothache. Chewing fresh bark daily fixes and strengthens loose teeth.
Shaunti (Zingiber officinale)
The compounds 6-gingerol and 6-shogaol have a number of pharmacological properties, including antipyretic, analgesic, antitussive and hypotensive properties. The potent analgesic properties and anti-inflammatory properties play an active role in this product by healing bleeding gums and preventing further inflammation.
Jathiphala (Myristics fragrans)
The main chemical components of Mace are a-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, a-phellandrene, a-terpinene, limonene, 1,8-cineole, y-terpinene, linalool, terpinen-4-ol, safrole, methyl eugenol and myristicin, which render the herb its therapeutic properties.
Studies have proved the potent anti-bacterial property of ethyl acetate and ethanol extracts of flesh, mace and seed of Myristica fragrans against gram-positive cariogenic bacteria.
Pippali (Piper longum)
The hot and pungent properties of Piperine, the active chemical component in Pippali, has anti-microbial activity and maintains a favourable pH in the oral cavity.
Lavanga (Syzigium aromaticum)
Clove oil is generally used to relieve the pain of dental caries. Eugenol is the active component (including beta caryophyllene). Eugenol is also used in conjunction with root canal therapy, temporary fillings and general gum pain, dental abscesses, and other gum diseases.
Eugenol is the principal chemical compound in Cloves, which renders the herb its fungicidal, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. Beta-caryophyllene, another component of clove oil, has exhibited topic anesthetic properties.
Triphala (Berries of Embilica officinalis, Terminalia chebula, Terminalia bellarica)
Triphala is chosen for its deeply nourishing properties. The drugs known to balance the tridoshas effectively. Pacification of vata stabilises loose and shaky teeth. Alleviation of Pitta heals bleeding gums, prevents gingivitis and bad mouth odour. Kapha, in its balanced state, strengthens and brightens teeth, prevents enamel loss and decay.
Triphala has shown to have significant anti-caries activity, which is comparable to that of chlorhexidine without possessing disadvantages as staining of teeth and at much less cost.
Triphala mouth rinses combined with scaling and root planing showed significant reduction in the plaque, gingival, and oral hygiene indices without any evidence of staining of teeth comparable to reduction obtained by chlorhexidine mouth rinse in combination with scaling and root planing.
Triphala mouthwash with oral powder of Triphala in a one month study showed improvement in clinical indices in terms of reduction in tooth mobility, pocket depth, bleeding gums, sensitivity to hot and cold, and calculus formation with minimal recurrence in all the clinical parameters.
Karpoora (Cinammomum camphorum)
The ethanolic extract of the herb exhibits antibacterial activity against several gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. The essential oil from the plant possesses antifungal properties. Its aroma is calming, which makes Camphor an excellent relaxant.
Pushkaramula (Inula racemosa)
Pushkaramula powder contains inulin, alantolactone, and iso-alantolactone, which impart a number of therapeutic properties, including anti-microbial, anti-catarrhal, and anti-inflammatory action. This makes it a natural choice for medicine that promotes oral and dental hygiene.
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