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Naturado Pampelmousse Toothpaste

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Yes, Grapefruit toothpaste from France.

Surprisingly, it has a very subtle flavor - grapefruit is almost hard to detect. The taste is fresh and clean - as a toothpaste should be!

Provence Argile is the creator of this lovely paste. They also manufacture a wide variety of health and beauty products.

Not only does this toothpaste taste good, it is healthy - and organic - 99.4% of the ingredients are natural. (Of course, I wondered what ingredient was not natural.)

The container is a handy stand-up plastic dispenser, which is helpful for conserving space in small European washrooms. (In the States, we would say, "bathrooms.")

The consistency is very natural - lightly transparent with a touch of orange color.

As you might expect, flouride is not on the list of ingredients, so it will not become my main daily paste. (But as some readers know, I am not restricted to flouride pastes - I always have at least three toothpastes on tap.)

I love that it's not too sweet, since it was…

Neem & Pomegranate Toothpaste

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This is my favorite toothpaste box of all time.



Organique is a special brand of Himalaya Herbal Healthcare, which is based in India. Neem & Pomegranate is a refreshing and healthy toothpaste that is sadly not available everywhere. (My sister Amy sent it to me from Belgium - thanks Amy!)

In the USA, you can buy it via the Himalaya Herbal Healthcare website. After I discovered that, I'm now motivated to try some of their other flavors.

I've reviewed a more standard offering from Himalaya Herbal Healthcare, which was good but not nearly as distinct and unique as their Neem & Pomegranate. I'd guess that Organique is a boutique line of toothpastes for Himalaya Herbal - kind of like Lexus is to Toyota.

Back to the toothpaste - it's off-white colored (no dyes) and left my mouth feeling very clean. The pomegranate aspect of the flavor was very subtle - adding just a tiny touch of sweetness. Using the language of modern toothpaste, mint is the primary flavor.

Neem is repu…

blend-a-med

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blend-a-med is a wondrous blend of a white and a gel paste. But that's not what the blend refers to; I am assuming the paste creators were referring to a delicate blend of medicinal herbs.

Sadly, the box is in every language except English. (Well, I do know that the world has 6,000-ish languages, so I am kidding...) Interestingly, the tube itself is in English. And as you can see, the paste tackles 7 common oral problems: root cavities, tooth cavities, gums (or gum problems, I assume), stains, breath (presumably bad breath), plaque and tartar. And the tube has an illustration of a two-sided capsule with "PRO" on one side and "M" on the other ("mineral").

It is a rare herbal toothpaste in that it has flouride. So I can attest to the fact that it does indeed contribute to oral health, at least when used regularly!



For my test of blend-a-med, I brushed twice in a row. (My first photo of the paste itself was be out-of-focus... thus a necessary second sque…