The active ingredients in every Listerine bottle are essential oils such as thymol, menthol, eucalyptol and methyl salicylate. The inactive ingredients include caramel, water and alcohol in addition to sodium benzoate, p... More » Health Dental Dental Hygiene

Listerine burns due to the amount of alcohol it contains, according to The Center for Natural Dentistry. The alcohol in the mouthwash causes the mouth to become dry. More » Health Dental

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