My youngest son tends to get mouth sores, also known as canker sores, almost every week. He has a bottle of "magic mouthwash" that the doctor prescribed and I have taught him how to apply this medicine on his mouth sores. This " magic mouthwash" helps to numb the pain but does not heal the sores. While my son tolerates the taste of this medicine, he dislikes the way it feels in his mouth. I am trying to raise my family more natural and that includes trying to heal the body with food or natural medicines. I want to be able to find the source of what is causing the mouth sores in my son. I recently attended a natural healthy conference and learned about raising my family with healthy natural products. I met with a lot of companies and gained a lot of new information about new products. I also left the conference with lots of samples of products. One of those products was EarthPaste. The natural toothpaste came in a cinnamon flavor and I could not wait to try it.
When I applied the natural toothpaste on my toothbrush, I quickly noticed that it was brown color. So I picked up the tube and read it to find out what was in this toothpaste. I was surprised at what was in the toothpaste, but I was even more surprised at what was not in the toothpaste. This natural toothpaste contains only five ingredients- Water, Redmond Clay, Real Salt, essential oils, and xylitol. The Redmond clay was a turn off at first until I went to the website and read more about. It what was not in the toothpaste that I loved the most. EarthPaste does not contain foaming agents, coloring, glycerin, and sodium laurel sulfate. Through my research I learned that sodium laurel sulfate could cause mouth(canker sores) in some people. I just had to try this toothpaste to see how it tasted as I wanted to help my son eliminate his canker sores.Was his regular kid toothpaste the cause of his mouth sores? Learn more about EarthPaste through this funny video. Also check out the FAQ's.
I brushed with the EarthPaste toothpaste, expecting it to taste nasty. I was surprised at how awesome it tasted. It did not taste like clay but it had a nice cinnamon taste to it. My teeth felt nice too after I brushed. I just had to know what benefits the Redmond clay had. I found out that it is a natural polisher and cleanser that is also mineral rich and alkaline. I like the mineral rich part of it as I have weak teeth that could use some remineralization. I was so excited about this natural toothpaste that I wrote the company. They sent me all of the flavors of EarthPaste, so my son and I could try them all to see which one we liked best. I was most excited that EarthPaste came in a lemon flavor for my son to try as I was afraid he would not like this toothpaste. My son loved the cinnamon flavor. Even my other son who is picky tried EarthPaste. I think watching the above video helped them get past the fact that the toothpaste is made with clay.
So did the switch to EarthPaste eliminate my son's mouth sores? I am happy to say that, after two weeks use of EarthPaste, my son no longer has mouth sores. I wish I had known about how sodium laurel sulfate causes canker sores a lot sooner. As for my use of EarthPaste and my weak teeth, I will not know until February as that is when I have a cleaning. For now I will enjoy the way my teeth feel after each use of EarthPaste, fresh and clean.
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The company that makes EarthPaste also makes other wonderful products and they sent me some of them. I can't wait to try them out. I am thinking that the Real Salt will be awesome on my roasted veggies.
"These opinions are my own and I received the above products in exchange for this post."