Bigcorp-A Berhad was incorporated in 1993 by a group of creative and innovative people with the intention of going into the manufacturing and trading. Its group Managing
Director who was very popular then with his invention of anti-diabetic tea
called as Gymnema Herbal Tea. It was his innovative idea to go into dental
care products. In his research he found dangerous chemicals and animal by
products were commonly used in ordinary toothpaste.
For example some of the common toothpaste ingredients:- Hydrated
Silica, Sorbitol, Aluminium Oxide, Glycerin, PEG-12, Tetrapotassium
Pyrophosphate, Sodium Lauryl Sulphate, PVM/MA Copolymer, Cellulose
Gum, Sodium Monofluorophosphate, Sodium Saccharin, Titanium Dioxide.
Some toothpaste has warning sign on its packages that it has to be kept
out of the reach of children. He found it hard to accept mankind are
mislead into using strong chemical based toothpaste. Thus it prompted
him to develop a chemical free toothpaste called "LITNA".
Since it was an innovative idea the name LITNA was coined the following way - "Latest Innovative Toothpaste Natural Alternate". To enhance his consumers to use his toothpaste or value for money he further added herbal extracts of Banyan and Acacia Arabica twigs, which are good for the gums and teeth as proven by the older generations.