51raw's tooth and gum powders have no hidden nasties. The powders aim to help prevent tooth decay by helping to balance out the pH levels in your mouth.
Bicarbonate Soda has a pH of 8.3, the powder has a mild abraisive action that helps to remove plaque, while polishing, cleaning and deodorising your teeth.
Bentonite Clay is antibacterial, it binds to pathogens in the mouth, around the teeth, younger and gums allowing you to spit them out.
Bloodroot is used on the teeth to reduce the build up of plaque. It contains sanguinarine, an alkaloid which provides a significant amount of antimicrobial activity, inhibiting bacteria which causes dental plaque and gingivitis.
Stevia is a natural sweetener whichever is made from the stevia leaf. It is a non-fermentable sugar so does not encourage the growth of bacteria.
Celtic Sea Salt is a whole unrefined sea salt that is harvested by hand, the ancient Celtic way. It is then dried naturally by wind and sun and is one of the best dietary sources of balances minerals and is a natural antibiotic.
Peppermint has antimicrobial properties, while the menthol present acts as a breath freshener.
Cinnamon has natural antibacterial and antimicrobial properties which have been proven as an effective antibiotic against ten different bacteria's that cause dental cavities.
Clove is highly valued for its antimicrobial, antifungal, antiseptic and antiviral properties.