Why Does Toothpaste Have Mint Flavor? [History and Receptors]

Why Does Toothpaste Have Mint Flavor? [History and Receptors]

You are brushing your teeth and wondered why toothpaste tastes like this. Why mint? Are there any other flavors? Mint is used to mask the taste of the other toothpaste ingredients. It became a popular flavoring because of the pioneer Claude C. Hopkins’ successful ad campaigns for Pepsodent mint toothpaste. Later other manufacturers followed suit…

Should You Use A Kerosene Heater In A Greenhouse? [You Should!]
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Should You Use A Kerosene Heater In A Greenhouse? [You Should!]

Isn’t it scary to use gas like kerosene in such an enclosed space? Fumes and fire might be your main concerns. The good news? Yes, you can, but with some measures Kerosene heaters are widely used in greenhouses as fuel-efficient, convenient, effective, and safe heating sources during winter. However, proper safety precautions such as ventilation…

Final Guide: How To Get Rid Of Scales On Cactus? [Video and Photos Included]

Final Guide: How To Get Rid Of Scales On Cactus? [Video and Photos Included]

Although most cactus have tough thorns, certain pests are just too small to be repelled through this defense. Have you ever had an encounter with small white insects on your cactus? Are you fed up with treating them because they keep on coming back? Here’s the solution (hint: some products you have at home can…