will_deness wrote:Wouldn't surprise me if it works, there is some pretty strong stuff in listerine.
AussieSunset wrote:I wonder if the cheaper simmiler products like listerine would work? .
gypsylady wrote:AussieSunset wrote:I wonder if the cheaper simmiler products like listerine would work? .
Compare the contents of the two AS and if they are the same then I can't see why it would not work, that is presuming it works in the first place.
The active ingredients listed on Listerine bottles are menthol, thymol, methyl salicylate, and eucalyptol. Ethanol is present in concentrations of 21.6% in the flavored product and 26.9% in the original gold Listerine Antiseptic. Thymol is an antiseptic, methyl salicylate is a cleaning agent, and menthol is a local anesthetic. At this concentration, the ethanol serves to dissolve the active ingredients.
A Food and Drug Administration Advisory Panel has recommended that the active ingredients in Listerine be classified as Category I (safe and effective) for antiplaque and antigingivitis activity.
The efficacy of the treatment is due mainly to Listerine's liquid properties, as liquids are quite effective at coating most exposed surfaces in the mouth, even between teeth. By the same coin, however, this treatment is generally ineffective at physically removing the plaque buildup and wedged-in food particles that it is intended to neutralize. Listerine is best used in conjunction with brushing and flossing, but not as a replacement
gypsylady wrote:Will....you are just toooooo much some times:-)))
Did you also look up the contents of the generic brand too?????
If not best go and do it now and let AS know the results so she knows what to buy when she goes to the supermarket next.
AussieSunset wrote:Well i mite go buy a cheapy one and try that before i waste my listerine lol plus i will compare the contense to see if there is any difference.
AussieSunset wrote:Mite do that GL :grin:
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