What is Xylitol?
Xylitol is a simple natural sugar alcohol used as a sweetener. This substance is produced naturally within many fruits and veggies that we eat daily and has many health benefits.
One of the greatest benefits is how it interacts with bacteria, preventing it from using it in its metabolic process. It also has 40% less calories than other carbohydrates. It’s naturally able to pull water from the skin’s surface and is also a well-known skin moisturizer and soother. Xylitol imparts numerous potential health benefits. It is low in calories, has insulin-independent metabolism, prebiotic nature, and is safe to use.
Xylitol is used in many things such as a sugar substitute for gum. It improves oral health by preventing cavity causing bacterial growth and eases dry mouth. Xylitol decreases bacterial adherence in the nose, prevents cavities, and acts as a safe sugar substitute for diabetics.
Xylitol & Lubricity
Xylitol is one of the ingredients used in Lubricity dry mouth spray. It helps with keeping the mouth moist and lubricated by utilizing its moisturizing capabilities.