SPAIN.- A mouthwash called Xyntrus manages to deactivate 99.9 percent of Covid-19 in the mouth between one and up to five hours, revealed a study, details the newspaper El Periódico de Aragón.
Specifically, research carried out by scientists and universities in five countries (the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Italy and Spain) shows that a mouthwash containing D-limoneno bioencapsulado “It offers high efficacy against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19)”.
“The mouthwash destroys the lipid layer, that is, the ‘skin’ of the virus, which means that, although the virus mutates into several variants, this substance still effective”, Explained the dentist Héctor Rodríguez.
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Rodríguez explained that in the coming months, the aforementioned mouthwash will begin to be manufactured and commercialized on a large scale.
I will not participate in that task, but we believe that it is very promising, “said the Spanish dentist.
Experts say that “the saliva of patients with Covid-19 contains a high viral load of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the risk of spreading the virus is very high ”.
Héctor J. Rodríguez Casanovas, first author of the study, says that it is a “simple and inexpensive method to reduce virus transmission”.
The mouthwash in particular is a patent from the Brix USA LLC laboratory under the name “Xyntrus”.
The work has been published in the scientific journal Healthcare.