A new study published in the scientific journal Foods shows that the combination of Cistus incanus L. and Scutellaria lateriflora L. (PLANoràl®) has promising and useful effects for the treatment of gingivitis and for the eubiosis of the oral cavity.
These plant extracts contain a very complex mix of polyphenols, stable after simulated in vitro oral digestion, and, when combined into a patented blend, show specific antimicrobial activity against Porphyromonas gingivalis, a major pathogen responsible for severe and chronic periodontitis. The synergic combination inhibits bacterial growth and reduces its invasiveness.
Moreover, PLANoràl® reduces the biofilm formation (subgingival plaque) by about 80%.
To learn more about the correlation between the oral cavity and systemic diseases, read the article here: Healthy mouth, healthy body: the link between oral health and systemic diseases