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Buy Sarakan toothpaste without Fluoride and Organic Children Mandarin toothpaste

Updated on August 16, 2011

To get away from Fluoride toothpastes

If like me you don't want to use toothpastes that contain Fluoride you may have to shop around to find good alternatives without the harmful ingredient. We all want to keep our teeth and gums healthy but it has become really difficult to get brands without Fluoride added although it can be done. The answer is to go to health stores or to buy online from the websites and suppliers of healthy alternatives.

Two toothpastes I use and recommend are Sarakan and Organic Children Mandarin Toothpaste.

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Sarakan toothpaste with Salvadora persica

Sarakan toothpaste is approved by the British Dental Foundation and gets the thumbs up from me too. This brand of paste is callded "Nature's Toothpaste" by G.R. Lane Health Products that make it.

Sarakan has no Fluoride and has added Salvadora persica, which is a tree that is widely used for helping to clean teeth and is known as the Toothbrush Tree. A twig taken from this tree is known as Miswak or Siwak and has been used by Muslims for dental hygiene. It is believed that the Prophet Mohammed recommended its use.

Although Sarakan is not a Miswak twig it contains the natural extract of this tree and Wikipdeia informs us: "Studies indicate that Salvadora persica extract is somewhat comparable to other oral disinfectants and anti-plaque agents like Triclosan and Chlorhexidine gluconate if used at a very high concentration."

Sarakan toothpaste contains no harmful Sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS), no artificial sweeteners, no added colours or preservatives and is suitable for use by vegans.

SLS is a foaming agent and industrial degreaser and not surprisingly has been shown to cause inflammation and it is also thought to be carcinogenic.

As for Fluoride it was used by the Nazis to control their victims and to cause them to be infertile. It is known as a substance that makes people docile and easy to control and is thought to be being used to dumb down the populations. It is also a waste product of the aluminum industry and is marked as a poison. So why should we have it in our toothpaste and in our domestic water supply? I certainly don't want it in mine!

Sarakan toothpaste is flavoured with the oils of Peppermint, Cloves and Geranium.

Organic Children Mandarin Toothpaste

I am not a child, well perhaps in many ways I am still, but I am using the excellent Organic Children Mandarin Toothpaste. It was obviously the best of a small range available in a health shop I was in. You see not all products sold in health stores are actually healthy and some have harmful ingredients so it still pays to check the labels. I had a look at what was in Organic Children Mandarin Toothpaste and saw that it looked perfect. And so it was!

Organic Children Mandarin Toothpaste has nothing that is in any way toxic and contains no foaming agents like SLS, no Fluoride, no artificial flavourings, sweeteners, colourings or preservatives. As it says on the tube: "100% Natural, No Nasties."

Organic Children Mandarin Toothpaste is made by the Green people Company Ltd and has certified organic ingredients. Vegans can use this product and it carries the approval of the Good Shopping Guide as an Ethical Company.

It also tastes just like mandarins!

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      Steve Andrews 5 years ago from Lisbon, Portugal

      Thank you for your feedback, Melis!

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      Melis Ann 5 years ago from Mom On A Health Hunt

      I am completely against the forced exposure to fluoride in drinking water. It is much more expensive for home owners to remove it or find a source of water without fluoride than it is for those who really want to have fluoride to buy some supplements. As for toothpaste, I do believe in careful administration of topical fluoride. I don't believe the amounts we use topically are harmful as long as children rinse after brushing and don't use too much toothpaste.

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      Marlene 6 years ago

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ie6gJHqkSgc&fea... Dr. Russell Blaylock: Fluoride's Deadly Secret 1 of 5

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      Steve Andrews 6 years ago from Lisbon, Portugal

      Thank you, pmccray! I suggest research the subject and you will find it is going on!

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      pmccray 6 years ago from Utah

      I can't believe that we're being spoon fed poison, but I would not put it past our government and big business. Especially if it can be used as a control substance. Voted up, marked useful.

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      Steve Andrews 6 years ago from Lisbon, Portugal

      Thank you for that great info, Dallas!

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      Dallas W Thompson 6 years ago from Bakersfield, CA

      Here is a possible solution:

      Ways to Remove Fluoride from Water

      Reverse Osmosis Filtration

      This is used to purify several types of bottled water (not all), so some bottled waters are unfluoridated. Reverse osmosis systems are generally unaffordable for personal use.

      Activated Alumina Defluoridation Filter

      These filters are used in locales where fluorosis is prevalent. They are relatively expensive (lowest price I saw was $30/filter) and require frequent replacement, but do offer an option for home water filtration.

      Distillation Filtration

      There are commercially available distillation filters that can be purchased to remove fluoride from water. On a related note: When looking at bottled water, keep in mind that 'distilled water' does not imply that a product is suitable for drinking water and other undesirable impurities may be present.

      These Do NOT Remove Fluoride

      Brita, Pur, and most other filters.

      Some websites about fluoride removal state otherwise, but I checked the product descriptions on the companies' websites to confirm that fluoride is left in the water.

      Boiling Water

      This will concentrate the fluoride rather than reduce it.

      Freezing Water

      Freezing water does not affect the concentration of fluoride.

      Steps to Reduce Fluoride Exposure

      Don't take fluoride supplements.

      Also:

      Avoid drinking black or red tea.

      There are many health benefits associated with chemical compounds found in tea, but this may be a beverage to avoid if you need to reduce your fluorine intake. Black and red tea come from two different types of plants, but both leaves naturally contain high amounts of fluorine.

      Be wary of tinned fish and canned food items.

      Fluoride may be used as a preservative.

      Avoid black or red rock salt or items containing black or red rock salt.

      Avoid using chewing tobacco.

      Avoid long term use of medication that contains fluorine.

      Certain antidepressants and medications for osteoporosis contain fluorine.

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      Steve Andrews 6 years ago from Lisbon, Portugal

      My past problems were caused by not being able to afford dentists more than anything else. I had two teeth out over a year ago and have been OK since. If I had listened to what they wanted to do I would have a lot more out and it would have cost me a lot! Do you think it is OK that the public have no say in whether they want fluoride or not? That is the current state of affairs. With alcohol you can drink or not drink - a matter of choice. With Fluoride you are deprived of that choice to a large degree! It is enforced poisoning!

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      CJStone 6 years ago from Whitstable, UK

      Hi Steve, I have to say that you are not the best advert for the use of Fluoride free toothpaste given the kind of problems I know you have had with your teeth. As for it being a poison: well so is alcohol, as an example. A deadly poison. It depends on the concentration, of course. I just don't accept your assertion that the dental health industry has a stake in poisoning us and I will continue to listen to advice from my dentist, who has kept my teeth sound for the last 50 years or more.

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      Steve Andrews 6 years ago from Lisbon, Portugal

      Hahaha!

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      Dallas W Thompson 6 years ago from Bakersfield, CA

      Think I will go totally organic and have a shot of whiskey which was stored in a burned, aged barrel and has who knows how many "bad" things were added... Then have French fries which were cooked in a Teflon coated pan that has carcinogenic tendencies with additional serious health concerns... While I drink water that flows through copper pipes that use solder with lead that leaches into the water.... Now I have a tonic of copper and lead to complete the beginning of another cycle of enjoying the air that just came from the rear end of a nearby cow....

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      Steve Andrews 6 years ago from Lisbon, Portugal

      Tom, you sound like you sadly accept the situation! I certainly don't! I don't accept the what will be will be philosophy! I believe each one of us can do what we can to change things!

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      justom 6 years ago from 41042

      Steve the public gets little choice about anything. Agri-business is slowly killing us too with genetically altered food treated with who knows what that seems to be an experiment on our health. Wealthcare is now big business here in the U.S., where everyone has some kind of health issue. Isn't it strange that the poison that could kill us is sometimes what makes us well? I think all of us just do the best we can and what will be will be, we can't control everything no matter how much we'd like to. Peace!! Tom

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      Steve Andrews 6 years ago from Lisbon, Portugal

      Tom if you re-read what I posted I said it is "thought" to be used to dumb down! In my opinion this is right. It is a poison and if you research it you will find this is correct. Whether it is good or bad it is surely wrong that the public get no choice and it is in their water and most toothpastes whether they want it or not!

      Thank you, Darlene! Yes, I have eaten a lot of those berries and enjoy them!

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      Darlene Sabella 6 years ago from Hello, my name is Toast and Jam, I live in the forest with my dog named Sam ...

      Now this is really a great hub, just up my alley of research. I just emailed it my dear friends, have you ever heard of Gogee Berries. Check out my hubs my friend, you will enjoy. Love your friend darski rate this up and a really fantastic hub

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      justom 6 years ago from 41042

      I've grown up with fluoride added to the water and toothpaste and I don't think it's had any negative effects on my health. I'm certainly not infertile and have never been docile or easily controlled and while I may be a bit slower I really don't feel the dumbing down effect either. It may or may not be a good thing but blanket statements like that serve no purpose. Peace!! Tom

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      Steve Andrews 6 years ago from Lisbon, Portugal

      I wish we could!

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      Brie Hoffman 6 years ago from Manhattan

      Now if we could just get it out of the water that we shower in and drink from.