Questionable Ingredients in Name Brand Toothpaste

Triclosan in your Big Corporation’s Toothpaste Line

Synthesized under a reflux process, 2,4,4′-trichloro-2′-methoxydiphenyl ether is treated with aluminium chloride. Triclosan can be synthesized through a three-step process starting with 1-(2-hydroxyethyl)pyrrolidin-2-one. The 1-(2-hydroxyethyl)pyrrolidin-2-one is dehydrated with either zinc or calcium oxide into 1-vinylpyrrolidin-2-one. Then, 1-vinylpyrrolidin-2-one can be reacted with 5-chloro-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)phenyl acrylate in n-heptane to form triclosan.  Then you put it in your mouth if […]

Remineralizeing Tooth Enamel

Remineralization Scientific Study

Specialized cells in the center of the tooth are able to regenerate dentin, the layer of tooth just under the enamel, and the enamel can then properly remineralize from the outside. This same process happens in bones when phytic acid is removed from the diet and minerals/fat soluble vitamins are added. To prove this theory, […]

Big Pharma Surprise Facts

Eli Lilly

If you look on the Eli Lilly website or check their wiki page you will get some vague explanation about how Mr. Lilly got his start and what his first potions actually were.  This is what it says:  From its facilities in Indianapolis the company manufactured and sold “ethical drugs” for use by the medical profession. […]

Product Design

BlackPaste tube design

This design is for a tube with dimensions: 110x145mm, with a diameter of 35mm. This tube can hold up to 2 fl oz (60ml). The grey background represents the aluminum background. Current text is under revision: Front of Tube 2 fl oz 60 ml BlackPaste is a carefully created toothpaste with exclusively organic non-toxic natural […]