Natural remedies for halitosis

Versus bad breath proper oral hygiene is not enough. In pharmacies there are several products against bad breath but we will show you how to eliminate bad breath using natural methods.

To understand the causes, it is preferable to have a complete check-up; there are serious diseases, which also present among their symptoms bad breath. If it is a question of digestive disorders or liver problems, we can use one of these natural remedies that we will suggest in the following paragraphs.

Natural remedies for bad breath

Juniper berries
It is a very simple natural remedy, but let's see what it consists of. Chew juniper berries half an hour before meals, carefully following the following directions:

  • For the first three days a juniper berry before each meal
  • Then for another 3 days two juniper berries before each meal
  • From the 7th day, 5 juniper berries before each meal

This remedy should be done for a fortnight from time to time.

The Chlorella seaweed
The chlorophyll of Chlorella has an antibacterial effect and, for this reason, is able to neutralize bad odors. Moreover, it also helps to expel heavy metals and other toxic substances from our body. Chlorella seaweed is available in herbal medicine in the form of tablets. When taking it, pay attention to the instructions on the product packaging.

Vegetable charcoal is commonly used to combat intestinal gas and diarrhea, but it can also be very effective for reducing bad breath, thanks to its disinfectant, absorbent and antiseptic properties. Just dissolve a teaspoon of charcoal in a little water, preferably after meals. You can also find it for sale in the form of tablets.

Medical plants
Apparently, some medicinal plants are also very effective against bad breath and help improve the digestive process. Just prepare a liter of infusion using the herbs that we list below. This infusion should be drunk throughout the day.

  • Mint
  • Anise
  • Rosemary
  • Absinthe

It can be sweetened with stevia and if you prefer you can add the juice of half a lemon.

Tips to prevent bad breath
Oral hygiene is essential, not only to eliminate food residues that remain between the teeth, but also because, nowadays, food has many toxic substances. In this regard, here are some simple tips to avoid bad breath and improve oral hygiene:

  • Use dental floss every day
  • Brush your teeth for at least two minutes
  • Use natural toothpastes that do not contain Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, a substance that is too aggressive for the pH of our mouth
  • Make oral rinses with natural infusions of sage, thyme, cinnamon, mint, etc.

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