Desert Essence – Tea Tree Oil and Neem Toothpaste

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Dessert Essence was founded in 1978 in Long Island and was the first company to introduce Tea Tree Oil to the US Market. The company also was the first to bring Jojoba Oil to the States.

Tea Tree oil is an essential oil that is taken from the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia, a native tree in Queensland and New South Wales, Australia. It has been used by native peoples of Australia for thousands of years.

The Natural Tea Tree Oil Toothpastes from Desert Essence are flavored with pure essential oils and use baking soda as an abrasive. They are vegan and free of:

  • Gluten
  • Fluoride
  • Harsh abrasives
  • Parabens
  • Sweeteners
  • Petroleum Compounds
  • SLS
  • PEGs
  • Artificial fragrances

The Desert Essence Tea Tree Oil toothpastes are available in the following flavors:

  • Ginger – Flavored with the pure essential oil of Ginger
  • Fennel – Flavored with the pure essential oil of Fennel
  • Mint – Flavored with the pure essential oil of Peppermint

Natural Tea Tree Oil & Neem Toothpaste

Neem is the “toothbrush tree” from India. In India, Africa, and the Middle East people have been using the slender neem twigs for centuries. First they chew the twigs as a toothbrush and then split them as a tongue cleaner. Today, the rural Indian population is still chewing neem twigs whereas neem toothpaste is preferred in urban areas. It has been found that neem has a positive effect on plaque removal and gingival health.

Calcium Carbonate, Glycerin (Vegetable Derived), Water (Aqua), Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Distillate, Sodium Coco-Sulfate, Carrageenan (Plant Derived), Gaultheria Procumbens (Wintergreen) Leaf Oil, Sodium Bicarbonate, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil*, Melia Azadirachta Extract (Neem), Sea Salt. Eco-Harvest®