Want to know a cure for
bad breath? Bad breath is not only a health problem,
but a social one as well. It is an embarrassment for anyone
to have. But should you be suffering from bad breath, rest assured
that there are cures for bad breath that are
safe, natural, and effective. Specific cures for bad breath
depend on the cause.
Bad breath is usually caused
by bacteria in the mouth, particularly on the surface of the
tongue. It can be caused by poor dental hygiene, mouth infections,
dryness of the mouth, stress, and external factors like cigarettes,
smoke and coffee, among others. Less common causes of bad breath
are stomach and intestinal problems, respiratory tract infections,
and major body illnesses like diabetes and liver diseases.
If you feel you have bad breath,
your doctor or dentist may help you identify the cause. This
is helpful especially if you have halitosis, or chronic bad
How to cure bad breath
Conventional cures for bad breath
are antiseptic mouthwashes and medications. However, some of
the best remedies for bad breath can be found in nature or in
Cure For Bad Breath # 1: Mint oil is in!
You see mint in almost every
breath-freshening product but the most effective and potent
of all to use is arguably the peppermint oil - yes, that essential
oil usually used for aromatherapy. A drop of that pure essential
oil on the tongue can freshen your breath quickly and naturally.
Also helpful is tea tree oil,
a powerful antiseptic normally recommended for skin problems.
As this oil is quite strong, just drop a very small amount on
your toothbrush and brush your teeth with it.
Cure For Bad Breath #
2: Spice is nice. Seeds, too!
While some spices like pepper
can make your mouth hot (and for some, smell unpleasant), a
few like cloves actually have an antiseptic effect on the mouth
and are a good remedy for bad breath. You can chew on cloves
or grind them and prepare them as tea.
The seeds normally used as condiments
like fennel and anise seeds are good breath sweeteners. Anise,
in particular, has curative properties and kills odor-causing
bacteria. Since these seeds are dry and can keep for quite some
time, they are convenient to carry around with you. Simply chew
on them after a meal.
Bad Breath # 3: Cool off with a lemon.
Not only is lemon good for lemonade
and as a household cleaning agent, it is great natural cure
for bad breath as well! Suck on a slice of lemon and
feel your breath cleansed and freshened instantly.
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