Thursday, March 29, 2018 by Ralph Flores
Herbal toothpaste can reduce salivary levels of glucose and improve pH levels of saliva, according to researchers from Jawahar Medical Foundation’s Annasaheb Chudaman Patil Memorial Dental College (ACPM Dental College). This can be beneficial for people with increased dental caries and those with diabetes, the team reported in the Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine.
Researchers deduced that herbal toothpaste could significantly inhibit glucose activity in the saliva and improve its pH level.
Find the full study at this link.
Khairnar MR, Dodamani AS, Karibasappa G, Naik RG, Deshmukh MA. EFFICACY OF HERBAL TOOTHPASTES ON SALIVARY PH AND SALIVARY GLUCOSE – A PRELIMINARY STUDY. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine. January—March 2017;8(1):3–6. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaim.2016.12.004