Daily Archives: January 8, 2012

Licorice Fights Dental Bad Guys

Licorice Kills Bacteria Which Cause Tooth Decay, Gum Disease.  Medical Daily. 

Researchers have found two compounds, licoricidin and licorisoflayan A, in licorice root that can kill major bacteria responsible for dental cavities and gum disease.

It’s also been used for various respiratory and digestive ailments in traditional Chinese medicine also.

So enjoy some licorice like Bert and Ernie, and protect your teeth and gums.  Surprise the dentists of America!

Classic Sesame Street – Ernie and Bert share licorice candy

July 5, 2007