Wellness

Toothpaste that will keep you grinning

 

On average a person who lives to the age of 70 and who brushes their teeth twice a day for 70 years, will use oral care products over 50 000 times. Impressive number if you counting your investment growth but in regard to the highly absorbent area that your mouth is, a lifetime of conventionally produced toothpaste laden with bizarre chemicals and additives can expose your entire body to substantial quantities of harmful, artificial substances.

I had not even considered this fact until I attended the product launch of South African manufactured Olgani Herbal Refreshing Toothpaste and was exposed to the nourishing and healthy alternative to dental hygiene. Part of our product education included eating our way through the toothpastes ingredients to prove that what we put in our mouths to clean our teeth should be nourishing and replenishing to our bodies as well.

Standard toothpastes can contain glycerine ( petro-chemical derivative), fluoride, parabens, foaming agents, titanium dioxide, abrasive agents, sweeteners and dyes. This makes Olgani such a compelling alternative to ‘normal’ toothpaste. It contains only natural, edible ingredients and specially selected medicinal plants in its unique recipe. The “Nutrire B” is a propriety blend of rice flour, sesame oil and sea salt that constitutes the main component of the Herbal Refreshing Toothpaste and is combined with pure herbal extracts and essential oils (known for their beneficial health properties).
“There is absolutely nothing artificial or harmful in our products, which are grounded in the core belief that dental care should, “nourish, not stress the body,” says Olga who has created this range of amazing oral care products.

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Olgani toothpaste is 100% natural, totally free of all artificial, non-beneficial ingredients, is safe if swallowed and ensures healthy daily dental care.

Ingredient Focus: Nutrire B
Research shows that substances like glycerin, sorbitol, calcium carbonate and silica can cause weakening of tooth enamel. To avoid it and to help to strengthen the tooth enamel NutrireB has been formulated.
It is a blend of mineral rich rice flour, sea salt and sesame oil that is non-abrasive yet gently cleaning. This forms the based for Olgani toothpaste and is a totally unique base for oral hygiene.

Ingredients
Aqua, Sea Salt, Oryza Sativa, Xanthan Gum, Sesamun Indicum Oil, Mentha Piperata Oil, Melaleuca Oil, Extracts of Propolis, Camelia Sinesis, Hydrastis Canadensis, Ginkgo Biloba, Echinacea

Taste Familiarization
The high proportion of active ingredients in Olgani toothpaste produce a slightly intense taste that will change once you mouth gets used to the flavour. I have been using the toothpaste for over two weeks now and my gums look healthier than ever and I have begun to enjoy the salty, minty taste that leaves my mouth refreshed yet without the ‘burn’ I used to get from using conventional toothpastes.

Directions for use

Place a large pea sized amount on your toothbrush and brush as normal twice a day. For children under 6 years, use a pea sized amount. Safe to swallow.

To win one of three full sized tubes of Olgani Herbal Refreshing Toothpaste please send an email to melissa@lifeinbalance.co.za with the email header: Olgani give-away. The entries close on the 21st November and the prize is awarded via a lucky draw mechanism. Please send only one email per entry and note your details are not shared with anyone else. Olgani will however send the prizes out to the winners.

For more information on the toothpaste and brushing salts please visit www.olgani.co.za

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