Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

The CBD solution to painful mouth ulcers

There’s no way around it. Those random ulcers we get in our mouths are just plain painful. Sure, over-the-counter topicals or prescription mouthwashes help reduce the pain. But their results are temporary and don’t actually help heal those canker sores. So a group of scientists decided to put CBD to the test. It’s been shown to do so much, why not?

Jenny Smiechowski

The ancient Greek gum that’s good for your teeth, liver and more

Studies show a plant-based gum can reduce the amount of cavity-causing bacteria in your mouth, lower plaque levels, reduce gum inflammation and neutralize mouth odor. That’s probably why chewing it has been a popular dental hygiene practice in Greece for centuries. But its medicinal benefits don’t stop in your mouth…