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Akamai INFUSED BLACK FLOSS Oral Care Akamai

No fluff | no inflated costs | no toxic chemicals | no hype

  • Fair Trade / Fair Labor

  • Mission Driven

  • Non-GMO

  • Refillable Container

  • Scientifically Proven

  • Unisex



Clinically proven to remove up to 40% more plaque than typical flosses.

Infused with powerful Essential Oils and Fulvic Acid to support oral health. Our eco-friendly, Refillable Floss System™ reduces waste by more than 70%. Plus, the black color makes it easy to see how much plaque you are removing. Revolutionary.

  • Lightly coated with Tea Tree, Ceylon Cinnamon and Clove Essential Oils, Fulvic Acid, Beeswax, and nothing else.
  • Refillable Floss System™ reduces waste by 70%. When you run out, simply pop open the case and insert a new spool (refills sold separately).
  • Expandable floss technology grabs more gunk. 500+ multifilaments, each thinner than a human hair. 
  • Gentle on gums & glides between teeth.
  • NO cheap/artificial “flavorings” or "aromas" or suspect coatings made of toxic chemicals like BPA or PFAs.
  • 60 day supply per spool flossing once a day (27 yards).

Made in Italy | Gluten-free.




“It’s the best floss I have ever used.” — Veronica C

The Ultimate Floss

We spent hundreds of hours researching and testing a wide range of tools designed to remove bacteria between teeth and gums. Everything from dozens of floss brands and styles— including silk floss (breaks, just ok at removing plaque and bacteria), Glide (nasty chemical coatings), and others. We also tried oral picks (tons of plastic waste, bulky, expensive) and other tools. 


None did the job as we envisioned. We thought...

  1. Why not optimize floss so that in addition to removing plaque, it was infused with ingredients beneficial to oral health? Doing so was a real technical challenge as we worked with our dental advisors and engineers at our manufacturing partner. 
  2. Why not drastically cut waste & make it refillable? Our Refillable Floss System™ does that, reducing waste by more than 70% over traditional flosses. When empty, simply pop open the case and insert a new bobbin.
  3. Why not utilize advanced thread technology? Our floss uses an advanced multifilament thread technology made up of 500+ filaments — each strand thinner than a human hair. Our multifilament threads expand to grab more crud from between teeth and gums. It physically traps and removes more bacteria. 
  4. Why not make it a color that is helpful? We chose black as a color that helps give a visual guide for the amount of stuff you are extracting.



70% less waste with our Refillable Floss System™

  • If everyone on our planet flossed 1x a day, the plastic containers disposed of in a single year could fill a football stadium 6 stories high.
  • Our floss container can be refilled many times. Using our refills and the original container has the potential to cut plastic waste by 70% or more.
  • Subscribing to our refill spool of floss not only has an environmental benefit, but it will keep you reminded to keep up with your beneficial floss routine.

How to use the refill system:

  1. When empty, pop open the case &  remove the old spool’s plastic ring.
  2. Insert a 2-month refill spool
  3. If the spool does not fit easily into the container, congratulations, you have extra floss! Just unwind a bit, snip and insert. More instructions here.

Please note: The small metal part (floss cutter) could come loose. If it does, just slide it back into position. To avoid losing this piece, be sure to open the container and change over a flat surface (not your sink!)


Infusion: Fulvic Acid, Clove, Tea Tree, and Ceylon Cinnamon Essential Oils, Beeswax. 
Learn more about our natural ingredients and their quality standards.
Polyester microfiber. 
Refill Case: 
Polypropylene Weight: Case & floss: 17 grams, Spool floss refill: 6 grams

What’s not included
? Chemicals or coatings typically found in many flosses. E.g Perfluorochemicals (PFCs) (added for the “glide factor”) which are linked to thyroid disease, dementia, cancer, fertility issues, and birth defects. Read more on the study here.



Establish a solid flossing routine. Here’s what works for us.

  1. We recommend flossing with a 16” length of floss per use.
  2. Do it at the same time, every day.
  3. Miss a day (or several)? just floss at your next designated time. Don’t beat yourself up.
  4. Make a visual reminder. Keep your floss on your bathroom sink, in your purse, or car console.
  5. Don’t run out. Just like a core supplement, this good habit can die if you run out. (Consider subscribing to our spool refill as a reminder for yourself —“Its gonna keep coming and I want to do this daily.”)
  6. Remind yourself while flossing that you are removing bacteria that a) contributes to bad breath, and b) could lead to systemic diseases like heart disease, Alzheimer's, etc.

Haven’t flossed in a while? Like with our tongue cleaner, use the appearance and smell of what you remove as inspiration to keep it up. Yep, we know it gross, however, it provides great inspiration to make flossing a part of your daily oral hygiene routine.

Additional Resources

Peer-reviewed studies and papers

The Optimum Characteristics of Dental Floss for Personal Oral Hygiene — Dr. Charles Bass, M.D.

 Cinnamon essential oil showed the highest activity against Streptococcus mutans

Learn More about Oral Health and Routines:

Akamai’s Complete Oral Care Routine & System

Optimal Oral Health - it's a whole-body approach

"Most people do not now know that it is necessary to use dental floss." — Dr. Charles Bass, regarded by many as the father of holistic dentistry

Did you know?

  • According to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), flossing is the single most important weapon against plaque.
  • By flossing your teeth daily, you increase the chances of keeping your teeth a lifetime and decrease your chances of having periodontal (gum) disease and tooth decay.
  • Poor oral health and gum disease can be linked to several ailments, such as endocarditis, heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, premature birth, and many other health conditions like pneumonia.
  • An estimated 300-500 species of bacteria live inside our mouths and can be found in plaque. While some are beneficial, most are not. Look under the microscope.


Flossing FAQs

As recommended by the American Dental Association:

  • When’s the best time to floss?
    The ADA recommends brushing twice a day and cleaning between teeth with floss (or another interdental cleaner) once a day. Some people prefer to floss in the evening before bedtime so that the mouth is clean while sleeping. Others prefer to floss after their midday meal. Still, others chose to floss first thing as a part of their morning ritual. The bottom line is that the best time to floss is the time that fits well with the individual’s schedule.
  • Should I brush or floss first?
    According to ADA, either is acceptable as long as you do a thorough job. Some people like to floss before brushing to better ensure that any material between teeth is swept out of the mouth. Others prefer to first clean their mouth by brushing before working with floss between their teeth. However, those who brush their teeth and skip flossing because they think their mouth feels clean or are short on time or tired and postpone flossing for some later time are likely missing out because flossing may never happen.
  • Can I rinse and reuse floss?
    The ADA does not recommend using a floss strand more than once. Used floss might fray, lose its effectiveness, or may deposit bacteria in the mouth. Discard after use.

Learn more from the ADA

How important is flossing? Many dentists believe that if you can only do one thing each day, flossing is more important than brushing your teeth.

Customer Reviews

Based on 90 reviews
Gums need minerals too!

I love knowing these Akamai products are giving my entire body the minerals it needs for true health! From head to toe, gums included!


I have really noticed a difference in my teeth since I have been using the black floss. I like the cleanliness it brings. It is a little thick for those very tight spots but still usable and effective.

2nd Review on Akamai Floss

I really like this floss because it really seems to get the extra 'crud' from between your teeth. I like that it is natural, has refills (more ecologically sustainable), and is a product that actually works as intended! I liked it so much I purchased 8 more spools!

Thick, effective floss

Loved the texture and color of this floss


It's very different - as it is thick and black. But it's easier to use and glide between teeth. Seems to get more food particles.


Quality is superb and it’s fantastic to be able to see and verify it cleaning in between teeth and knowing that essential oils that continue to be effective remain behind is reassuring.

Love the floss

The floss is so much higher quality than anything else I've used.

Great floss!

I love this clean fulvic infused floss! It is a great addition to my healthcare routine...it gets in between my teeth and gums and is great at getting the gunk out!

Best floss!

An enlightening tool! Thought I was doing a good job with the white floss.....

Best Floss

This is the best alternative floss out there. Highly recommend.