I bought this Listerine Total Care because, for the longest time, I have been trying to find my ACT Restoring mouthwash, but the only one I can find is the alcohol free stuff, which leaves the worst taste in my mouth when I use it and an even worse taste when I wake up the next morning. Being unable to find my usual mouthwash, I opted for Listerine and figured while I was at it, why not get the whitening stuff? The taste was... not horrible, but not great either. It foamed in my mouth while I swished... to the point that I might start inadvertently spitting while I swished because of the buildup of pressure. When I spit it out, I felt like I was spitting forever to get all the foam out. That, I could have dealt with. But the next morning when I had my cereal, and put a little honey on top as usual, and wiped the last drip of honey with my finger as usual, I noticed that last drip of honey tasted like... soap. I usually eat breakfast kind of late and skip lunch, so I didn't think much about it in the middle of the day. But that evening when I made my kids pizza for dinner, I picked a piece of cheese off the pizza cutter and popped it into my mouth... and immediately spit it out because it tasted so much like nothing that I wondered if it actually was cheese! (It was.# For my own dinner, I had some Ramen noodles that I love because of its saltiness... and it tasted like dishwater. The only thing that changed was my mouthwash. I did some quick Googling on this product and found that I was not the only one it affected in such a way. It went straight into the trash. I'll admit the possibility that maybe I just have sensitive mouth parts, but I have never had a mouthwash do this to my tongue before. I am now waiting to see how long it takes before I can actually taste my food again. I am only giving this product one star because zero stars is not an option.
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