Sodium Benzoate As Preservative In Mouthwash Good or Bad

Mouthwash contains preservatives known as sodium benzoate but is it good for health or bad .we will know it in this post.

Sodium Benzoate As Preservative In Mouthwash Good or Bad
Sodium Benzoate As Preservative In Mouthwash Good or Bad


Preservatives are added to the mouthwash to prolong them . It maintains the freshness of mouthwash once it has been opened. In mouthwashes it is mixed in fixed proportions so that it does not affect health and helps to kill bacteria and formation of germs over the teeth and gums. So it improves your oral hygiene.


What is Preservative 

Sodium benzoate is a preservative . And the main function of preservative is to prevent the growth of micro organisms .there are many type of preservatives which are mixed in toothpastes and mouthwashes now a days.

Sodium benzoate
Methylparaben
Ethylparaben



What does Sodium benzoate do?

It is a preservative mixed in mouthwashes to prolong the edge of mouthwash and to maintain the freshness .It helps to kill bacteria and microbes .

So is it good for oral hygiene

As we know these are added into mouthwashes and toothpastes but these are tested into laboratory and also by american dental association so there is no such big harm to oral hygiene while using these mouthwashes that contain sodium benzoate or preservative. But without the guidance of your doctor do not take it.Always consult to your doctor before using such mouthwashes and toothpastes that contain preservatives.but i would not say that these are good for oral hygiene.apart from these you must use essential oil mouthwash for oral hygiene.

Why essential oil mouthwash is good for heath and breath

Bad effects of sodium benzoate

Sodium benzoate as a preservative is bad for health too because it can damage your immune system because it deprives oxygen cells and many lead to cancer. Sodium benzoate is mostly used in food supplements like fruit juice,vinegar and pickles and now a days we can see it in mouthwashes and toothpastes too.so be careful while using such food products or medicinal products . always check the ingredients before taking such products.Check this out what diseases can occur to you if you do not use mouthwash.

Mouthwash avoids these 3 diseases



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