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Fun News: Strawberries Whiten Teeth

5/11/2009 10:54:02 AM

Tags: Whiter Teeth, Beauty Tips, Strawberries, Fast Fact

Allison

Discover magazine (one of my non-Herb Companion faves) features a magnified (by a scanning electron microscope) image of a strawberry (Fragaria spp.). Check it out; it's really cool. 

The make-up of the fruit is clearly visible, with the seeds looking like boulders in a red sea. Plus, they give a great tip for teeth whitening, which works because of the fruit's malic acid. (Mix crushed strawberries with baking soda.)



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