Listerine Total Care 250ml - Sample

Essential Oils

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LISTERINE® Total Care contains 4 essential oils (Methyl Salicylate, Eucalyptol, Thymol & Menthol), as well as 450pm fluoride to remineralise and strengthen teeth1.

How does it work?
  • Contains 450ppm fluoride
  • Remineralises and helps strengthen teeth with fluoride1


  • With 4 essential oils (Methyl Salicylate, Eucalyptol, Thymol & Menthol)
    • Helps deliver over 5x more plaque free sites than mechanical methods alone2
    • Reduces subgingival organisms known to cause gingivitis and periodontitis by up to 76.6% compared to a negative control3
    • Reduces interproximal plaque by 28.4% vs brushing and flossing alone *4
    • Reduces interproximal plaque above the gumline by 4.6x vs floss**5
  • Contains Zinc chloride

Helps inhibit tartar formation by 21% more than brushing alone6

*Sustained plaque reduction above the gumline with continual twice daily use for 12 weeks after a dental cleaning. Flossing underwent once daily supervision on weekdays. Use LISTERINE® as part of a 3-step routine.

**Sustained plaque reduction above the gumline with continual twice daily use for 12 weeks after a dental cleaning. Flossing was performed by a dental hygienist.


Please note this sample is for DHCP use only.


Use twice daily. Especially effective when used morning and evening after brushing.

Pour 20ml (4 x 5 ml teaspoonfuls) into a glass, rinse around teeth and gums for 30 seconds, then spit out.

Not suitable for use in children under 12 years.

Do not swallow. If swallowed, get medical help.

Do not use if allergic to any of the ingredients.

Stop use and ask a dentist if oral irritation occurs.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Aqua, Alcohol, Sorbitol, Poloxamer 407, Benzoic Acid, Sodium Fluoride, Eucalyptol, Aroma, Zinc Chloride, Sodium Saccharin, Methyl Salicylate, Thymol, Menthol, Sodium Benzoate, Sucralose, CI 16035, CI 42090. Contains Sodium Fluoride (450 ppm F¯).

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Date of preparation: April 2024



  1. Zero D et al. The remineralizing effect of an essential oil fluoride mouth rinse in an intraoral caries test. JADA. 2004: 231-7
  2. Araujo M et al,. (2015) Meta-analysis of the effect of an essential oil-containing mouth rinse on gingivitis and plaque. The Journal of the American Dental Association. 146 (8): 610-622
  3. Fine DH et al., J Periodontology (2007);78(10):1935-42.
  4. Milleman J., et al Journal of Dental Hygiene (2022);96(3):21-34
  5. Bosma ML. et al., Journal of Dental Hygiene (2022);96(3):8-20.
  6. Charles, C.H et al. Anticalculus efficacy of an antiseptic mouthrinse containing zinc chloride. JADA 2001. 132:95-99