Daun Sirih fluoride-free dental care products from Indonesia with Betel pepper
The Indonesian dental care series Daun Sirih offers caries prophylaxis without fluoride. It contains betel pepper leaf extract, a pepper plant with antibacterial properties. Betel pepper has been proven to be effective against the caries pathogen Streptococcus mutans.
Betel pepper (Piper betle) has been used for hundreds of years in traditional Indonesian and Ayurvedic medicine and is used, especially in Southeast Asia, as a remedy for headache, toothache, arthritis and joint pain, as well as a stimulant and antiseptic.