Home Remedies for Bad Breath
|simple ways to freshen your breath naturally!|
Natural Remedies to Cure Bad Breath
- Carry a Toothbrush. Brush immediately after the meal to remove the plaque after each meal and get rid of some of the breath problem. Use Miswak Stick as a toothbrush or Powder as it strengthens the gums and prevents tooth decay and assists in eliminating toothaches and prevents further increase of decay which has already set in.
- Rinse your mouth out. Go to the restroom after meals and get a warm salt water rinse. A salt water (saline solution) rinse can prevent the buildup of infectious bacteria in the mouth or throat.
- Always gargle a minty mouthwash. Spice is Nice. For some quick fresh breaths before an important meeting chew a mint or some gum or pick up that sprig of parsley and chew it thoroughly. Carry a tiny bag of cloves, fennel or anise seeds to chew after odorous meals.
- Chew a piece of lemon or orange rind for a mouth- freshening burst of flavor. (Wash the rind thoroughly first.) The citric acid will stimulate the salivary glands—and fight bad breath.
- Chew a fresh sprig of parsley, basil, mint, or cilantro. The chlorophyll in these green plants neutralizes odors.
- Try a 30-second mouthwash rinse that is alcohol-free (unike many off-the-shelf products). Mix a cup of water with a teaspoon of baking soda (which changes the pH level and fights odor in the mouth) and a few drops of antimicrobial peppermint essential oil. Don’t swallow it! (Yields several rinses.)
- Neem oil (plant pictured above) is an ancient remedy used for clearing up infections in the mouth. Simply apply a few drops of the oil directly to the gum line, massage, and allow it to sit overnight.
- There is just no way around it – flossing daily is an integral part of keeping our mouths fresh and clean. So grab some tea tree oil floss to blast those bugs hiding in between your teeth!