LISTERINEÂ® ANTISEPTIC CLEANS WHERE BRUSHING CAN'T. With the help of our unique formulation1 that includes the 4 ESSENTIAL Oils (eucalyptol, menthol, methyl salicylate, thymol) LISTERINEÂ® Antiseptic penetrates plaque biofilm killing germs in virtually 100% of the mouth.
Our fixed combination of eucalyptol, menthol, methyl salicylate, and thymol continues to deliver results. Teeth make up 25% of the mouth. That's why you should rinse with LISTERINEÂ®-to clean virtually your entire mouth to help protect against plaque (the main cause of gum disease) and bad breath.
No other branded mouthwash offers this unique, essential–oil based formula that penetrates to reduce plaque in depth and kills millions of germs on contact to .
That's why it's essential you rinse with the essential oils found in LISTERINEÂ® mouthwash for 30 to 60 seconds twice a dayâ€“to reach nearly 100% of your mouth .
The objective of this article was to evaluate the short- and long-term effect of a mouthwash containing essential oils (LISTERINEÂ®) in improving oral health.
The active ingredients listed on Listerine packaging are essential oils which are menthol (mint) 0.042%, thymol (thyme) 0.064%, methyl salicylate (wintergreen) 0.06%, and eucalyptol (eucalyptus) 0.092%.