Original Bonjela contains choline salicylate (an anti-inflammatory) and cetalkonium chloride (an antiseptic). A traditional formula used to treat oral sores for many years. In the UK Bonjela original is no longer sold for teething. This is due to salicylates contained in Bonjela Original, now called Adult linked to a rare disease called Reyes syndrome. It is for this reason that the teething products Lidocaine an anaesthetic instead.
Bonjela is a trusted brand in the UK and is now only available in pharmacies.