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Do You Know About Fennel?

Do You Know About Fennel?

Fennel   Fennel, scientifically known as foeniculum vulgare is used in oral health from ancient times in different cultures. Traditionally fennel is used as anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, and as an analgesic. Fennel oil is extracted from the fennel seeds by the steam distillation process. The oil is a rich source of vitamin C, Vitamin B, riboflavin, niacin, and minerals such as calcium, phosphorous, iron, sodium, potassium. Fennel contains 4–6% of essential oils, of which the principal constituents are anethole (50–60%) and fenchone (19–22%). Fennel oil not only helps to promote salivation but also reduce the bad breath of the oral cavity. Its antibacterial properties help to inhibit the buildup...

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Do You Know About Clove Oil?

Do You Know About Clove Oil?

Clove   Clove is a dried flowering bud of Eugenia caryophyllata specie that contains acetyleugenol, gallic acid, sesquiterpenes, and methyl-n-amyl ketone. Some flavonoids, vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, oleanolic acid, and lipids are also present in clove oil. The primary constituent of clove oil is eugenol (4-allyl-2-methoxy phenol), having antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory characteristics, which helps in reducing pain and discomfort. Due to its antiseptic and analgesic properties, clove oil is a globally accepted, reliable solution for dry socket, relieving pain, and discomfort in dental disorders. Clove oil is effective against oral bacteria associated with dental caries and periodontal disease. A study published in “The Journal of Dentistry” provides...

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Do You Know About Cardamom?

Do You Know About Cardamom?

Cardamom Ancient people recognized Elettaria cardomomum as  “queen of spices”  due to its pleasant aroma and taste. It was well known from the Egyptians, they used cardamom in perfumes and chewed it to whiten their teeth. Romans used this against stomach discomfort. The oil is extracted by steam distillation of cardamom seeds. The chief constituents of cardamom oil are terpinyl acetate, linalyl acetate, and 1,8-cineole, which holds the anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties. The oil also contains calcium and phosphorous that helps in improving dental cavities and tooth decay. Studies found in 2009 that antimicrobial and disinfectant properties of cardamom oil are...

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Do You Know How Masks Affect Dental Health?

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Do You Know How Masks Affect Dental Health?

Mask mouth?  Learn how wearing a mask can be create lurking trouble for your oral health.

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Do You Know About Black Pepper Oil?

Do You Know About Black Pepper Oil?

Discover the antispasmodic and analgesic properties of black pepper oil which helps in relieving dental pain.

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