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IP International Journal of Aesthetic and Health Rejuvenation

Sanguinaria-a plant extract is safe alternative than Triclosan - As an antiplaque agent

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Author Details : Sauvik Singha, Jugajyoti Pathi*, Anshalika Agrawal, Jay Taank, Irfan Zunzani

Volume : 2, Issue : 2, Year : 2019

Article Page : 20-22

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 Triclosan is a polychloro phenoxy phenol., an antiplaque agent used in toothpaste and mouth rinse (Colgate Total, Janina Diamond Whitening Toothpaste, Breeze TM Triclosan Mouthwash, and Reach Antimicrobial Toothbrush). But it has questionable benefits in toothpastes and the negative effects on endocrine system, immune system, musculoskeletal system and environment. Also causes allergy and carcinogenesis. In context to that Triclosan, Sauguinarine is a safe alternative (mouthwash Viadent (USA) Perioguard (UK) Sanguinarine, alkaloids, main a bioactive component of bloodroot, Sanguinaria Canadensis L., is a member of Papaveraceae family. It has antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and antiplaque agent. Part of its appeal would be that it is a natural therapeutic product, as distinct from a 'synthetic' or 'artificial' chemical.

Keywords: Sanguinaria, Triclosan, Bloodroot, Gingivitis, Plaque.

How to cite : Singha S, Pathi J , Agrawal A, Taank J, Zunzani I, Sanguinaria-a plant extract is safe alternative than Triclosan - As an antiplaque agent. Int J Aesthet Health Rejuvenation 2019;2(2):20-22

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