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Young Living Thieves Fresh Essence Plus Mouthwash

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Young Living Thieves Fresh Essence Plus Mouthwash product label collected on August 09, 2019 for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Young Living Thieves Fresh Essence Plus Mouthwash is 3.

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Data last updated: August 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good
CI 77820
Appeared as: COLLOIDAL SILVER

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CINNAMOMUM ZEYLANICUM BARK OIL
Appeared as: CINNAMOMUM ZEYLANICUM (CINNAMON) BARK OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

None

Limited
QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (SOAPBARK) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: QUILLAJA SAPONARIA BARK EXTRACT

Limited
STEVIA REBAUDIANA (SWEETLEAF) EXTRACT
Appeared as: STEVIA REBAUDIANA (STEVIA) LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

None
EUCALYPTUS RADIATA LEAF/ STEM OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS RADIATA LEAF OIL

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Colloidal silver, Mentha piperita (Peppermint) oil, Soy lecithin, Quillaja saponaria bark extract, Potassium sorbate, Citric acid, Eugenia caryophyllus (Clove) bud oil, Stevia rebaudiana (Stevia) leaf extract, Mentha spicata (Spearmint) leaf extract, Citrus limon (Lemon) peel oil, Cinnamomum zeylanicum (Cinnamon) bark oil, Vetiveria zizanoides (Vetiver) oil, Eucalyptus radiata leaf oil, Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary) leaf oil, Tocopheryl

Directions from packaging:

Rinse mouth with 1 tablespoon or 1 capful of Thieves Fresh Essence Plus Mouthwash for 30 60 seconds or as needed.

Warnings from packaging:

Store at room temperature. Keep out of reach of children. Do not expose to excessive heat or direct sunlight. Shake before use.

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