Bad Breath – How To Cure It Yourself Right At Home ••
We’ve compiled a list of “Do It Yourself” home remedies to fight against bad breath and they are;
1. BAKING SODA
Baking soda contains some antiseptic, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory properties which help in the fight against harmful bacteria that stick around in the mouth. It neutralizes the pH levels in the body and stimulates the saliva production to clear the bacteria and to aid proper digestion.
Baking Soda Application
Here are a few ways Baking Soda can be used to battle Halitosis:
Baking Soda Drink – Dissolve 1 teaspoon of baking soda in 1 cup of distilled water to make an effective mouth rinse to beat bad breath.
Brushing Technique – Brush your teeth normally and then sprinkle some baking soda on your toothbrush. Use it to brush your teeth for 2 minutes and then rinse off thoroughly with water.
Lemon and other citrus fruits are very effective in treating this problematic odor causing bacteria due to its strong antimicrobial and antiseptic properties.
Lemons (including its rinds) are enriched with citric acids and vitamin C that helps to control the growth of bacteria. This will prevent the colonization of bacteria and excess mucous from forming on the tongue and gum line.
Lemon Drink – Squeeze some fresh lemon juice in 1 large glass of pure filtered water. Stir well and drink this lemon water in the morning with an empty stomach on daily basis.
Having It Fresh – Cut some lemons into small pieces and chew right after meals or throughout the day to get a refreshing flavor.
3. APPLE CIDER VINEGAR
Apple cider vinegar (ACV) has antimicrobial, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that help to clear the odor causing bacteria. It is also one of the best ways to balance the pH levels of the mouth, which helps to break down and clear the bacteria that cause bad breath.
You can clear the halitosis that’s caused due to heartburn, ulcers, lactose intolerance, gluten allergies and other gastrointestinal (GI) diseases by using this amazing drink.
ACV Drink – Stir 1 tablespoon of ACV in a large glass of pure water (prefer lukewarm water). Drink it to get rid of the bad breath. You can also add a little of raw honey and Ceylon cinnamon to enhance its taste.
Gargle Method – Add 1 teaspoon of organic ACV in a cup of water. Stir and use it to swish all around the mouth for a few minutes. Gargle but you should not swallow the mix.
There are many herbs used to get rid of bad breath. It is aromatic, flavorful, nutritious, and has chlorophyll. The chlorophyll has a natural deodorizer and chewing these herbs will stimulate the saliva to fight off the harmful bacteria.
Chew – Chew any herb like rosemary, peppermint, sage, parsley, thyme, mint, cilantro or basil after your meal. Chewing these herbs instead of a gum helps to get rid of bad breath and aids proper digestion.
Try any of these recipes today and get rid of that bad breath.