Bad Breath Home Remedies
Bad Breath Home Remedies - Ah chronic bad breath
can give such a negative effect to one's confidence and self esteem
that you're conscious everytime you try to talk to someone else.
There are but a variety of causes of bad breath,
some by bacterial accumulation on your mouth, and some by
Everyone experiences bad breath once in awhile but
there are people who suffer from chronic bad breath and it gives them
such a headache, luckily there are a bunch of bad breath home remedies
that you can try should you suffer from chronic case.
The best bad breath home remedy that we can
recommend is making good oral
hygiene a habit, most causes of bad breath have to do with
one's hygiene so take brushing and flossing seriously and you have an
inevitable cure for bad breath.
Come to think of it, bad breath in kids is
rampant, this is because most kids aren't that conscious with their
oral hygiene so it pays to be vain when it comes to one's oral health.
Causes of Bad Breath
The following are the most common causes of bad
Food and Drinks - almost everything we eat or
drink can make our mouth smell less pleasant.
Bacterial build-up in the mouth, especially
the surface of our tongue, other areas are the gum lining and
More serious causes of bad breath are health
related, dental and non-dental related. Dental and oral problems like
gum diseases, tooth decay, and throat infections are possible culprit.
There are more serious health related causes of bad breath but other
symptoms may be noticed as well.
- Smoking causes bad breath.
- Zinc deficiency.
- Antihistamines and other drugs.
Bad Breath Home Remedies
Here are some bad breath home remedies to help you
control and cure bad breath.
Brush and floss your teeth regularly, if
possible, bush every after meal and use non-alcohol base mouthwash.
Also make sure to clean your tongue everytime you brush. Tongue
cleaners are available on local groceries.
Chew mint leaves - mint leaves are a simple
bad breath home remedies.
Hot cup of unsweetened tea is known to cure
bad breath. Make it a habit throughout your day. If you could get a
hold of tea made from Fenugreek (methi) seeds, the better.
Avoid eating/drinking the following: garlic,
onion, cheese, coffee, alcoholic beverages, and anything that dries
Gargle with baking soda if mouthwash is
unavailable. Gargling with hydrogen peroxyde before brushing is also an
option for mouth rinsing.
An apple a day not only keeps the doctor away,
it's also a good way of purifying your mouth.
Apple Cider vinegar. Dilute half teaspoon of
vinegar in a glass of water and gargle for at least 10 seconds.
Tea Trea Oil can also be added on your
toothpaste when brushing or used as a mouthwash alternative. Just add
three drops of tea tree oil in a cup of hot water and gargle from two
to three times a day.
If you're suffering from dry mouth which
results to bad breath, eating fruits high in citric acid like orange,
lemon or grapefruit can stimulate saliva and eliminate dryness which in
turn cures bad breath.
Chewing parsley relieves bad breath too, you
can bring it along and chew every time you feel that you have bad
breath. It's an effective, old home bad breath cure that's been long
forgotten but if you have some on your kitchen, why not utilize them.
There are many more bad breath home remedies but
you don't have to know them all, any one of the above can work for you.
One important thing to remember is to maintain a good oral hygiene
through regular brushing, flossing and rinsing with non-alcoholic
mouthwash or baking soda (diluted in water).
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