Bad breath can have unfavorable effects to you confidence and how you interact with other people. Halitosis is the foul odor coming out of your mouth. Sometimes, having a proper oral hygiene isn’t enough to maintain fresh breath throughout the day.
Your breath may need some intervention from these essential remedies:
Warm Salt Water
Salt water (saline solution) has a slight acidity that can prevent the buildup of infectious bacteria in your mouth. Add just a bit of salt so that it also aids in relieving a dry mouth. Dry mouth leads to bacterial growth.
Cinnamon Chewing Sticks
Cinnamon is known to have antiseptic and antimicrobial effect. It contains fiber that is beneficial to your digestive and respiratory system.
Lemon or Orange Juice
The citric acid from lemon or orange stimulates saliva production and block bad odors. You can mix a tablespoon of lemon juice to a cup of water and rinse your mouth with it or eat a rind of orange and chew it.
Parsley is rich in chlorophyll, breath deodorizer with germ-fighting qualities. Simply chew a sprig to freshen your mouth. You may also dip it in vinegar before chewing it.
Cloves are rich with eugenol, a strong antibacterial. Clove tea is a perfect mouthwash you can use twice a day. Simply boil a teaspoon of ground cloves to a cup of water. Or you can simply pop one into your mouth and chew it.
These remedies can help alleviate your bad breath but your choice of lifestyle and proper oral health are still essential to make sure you have a fresh breath. Cutoff from smoking and drinking and regularly visit your dentist. Be sure to invest in an optimal dental care routine at home as well; the most important step of all. Keep your dental routine automated to it's best potential, with AutoBrush!