Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Mouthwash and Increased Cancer Link

Yikes! I read this on The Consumerist yesterday. I never liked Listerine or any of those strong mouth washes. I always recommend the Desert Essence mouthwash to friends with mouth and gum problems. Everyone saw improvement. Check it out!

"A review published in the Australian Dental Journal has linked mouthwash containing alcohol to an increased risk of developing the deadly disease.

The alcohol in mouthwash is believed to allow cancer causing compounds to attack the lining of the mouth more easily......."

Mouthwash Linked With Increased Cancer Risk - ABC


  1. It is good to see that industries are taking diseases like cancer and others into concern and replacing the ingredients that cause them. I will be sharing your blog with my peers.

  2. Cancer of the oral cavity mainly spreads to the lymph nodes of the throat. Metastasize to areas. The lungs are the second level of metastasis. The proliferation of lymph nodes is called laryngeal metastasis.