The Power Combo: Zinc and Black Seed Oil in natural toothpaste

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The seeds of N. sativa and their oil have been widely used for centuries in the treatment of various ailments throughout the world. It is considered an essential drug in the Indian traditional system of medicine like Unani and Ayurveda. Among Muslims, it is considered as one of the greatest forms of healing medicine available as a Prophetic Hadith has been recorded to suggest that ‘the black seed has a cure for all diseases except death'.

Black seed oil is known to possess the following properties:

  • Anti-cariogenic
  • Antibacterial
  • Anti-plaque
  • Anti-inflammatory and analgesic
  • Hepato-protective
  • Nephro-protective
  • Pulmonary-protective and anti-asthmatic properties
  • Immunomodulatory
  • Cardiac activity
  • Anti-cancer

Another powerful and naturally occurring ingredient is zinc. It is known to

  • Boost immunity
  • Promote wound healing
  • Possess Antioxidants
  • Have Anti-inflammatory properties

With both their anti-inflammatory, anti-cariogenic, anti-microbial, analgesic and immune boosting properties combined, it makes them ideal for use in oral formulations such as tooth pastes and mouth wash.

SprinJene natural tooth paste combines both these ingredients in a patented formula suitable for adults and children developed by Dr. Sayed.

″Nigella Sativa extracts may be prepared by any method, provided the extraction process does not render the extract unsuitable for use in compositions. We are so proud of what we’ve accomplished. It’s a real breakthrough in oral care, and very effective. A natural antibacterial and antioxidant, Nigella Sativa extracts or oils when added to dentifrice compositions, the ability of the dentifrice composition to lubricate the mouth tissues and/or treat dry mouth is enhanced.″ says Dr. Sayed.

Along with its chemical free nature, which safely guarantees zero side effects, SprinJene also takes pride in its certifications which are:

Halal and kosher: Belief that people from all faiths should have access to good oral health care.

Gluten free: For people suffering from celiac disease as well as respecting those who choose a gluten free lifestyle.

Vegan:  Ideal for those who choose a vegan lifestyle.

Cruelty free: Neither ingredients nor products have been subject to animal testing. 

Conclusion

The use of herbal drugs as complementary medicine is prevalent and gaining world-wide popularity. Many drugs are extracted directly from plants; while the others are chemically modified natural products. The original research articles published up till now have confirmed the pharmacological potential of N. sativa seeds, its oil and extracts and some of its active components, particularly Thymoquinone and alpha-hederin. These demonstrate remarkable in vitro and in vivo pharmacological activities against a large variety of diseases and have been found to be relatively safe.

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