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4 Simple Remedies For Bad Breath

Mouth odour

A persistent, unpleasant odour in exhaled breath, usually not serious, commonly called bad breath. Bad breath can have causes that aren’t due to underlying disease. Examples include poor dental hygiene, dehydration or recently eating certain foods like onions or garlic. Fortunately, there are simple remedies you can incorporate into your daily routine to combat this common concern.

Eat fruits and veggies

Did your know fruits and vegetables help freshen your breath?Apples, celery, and carrots act as natural toothbrushes and help remove odor-causing bacteria from your teeth.Oranges (vitamin C) help increase saliva production to fight bad breath.

Chew on cloves

Cloves help freshen your breath instantly and fight off bacteria that cause cavities.Simply suck on or chew a few cloves a few times a day.

Make your own alcohol-free mouthwash

Did you know alcohol dries out your mouth? And did you also know most over-the-counter mouthwashes contain alcohol?As we mentioned earlier, dry mouth is associated with bad breath. That’s why store-bought mouthwashes don’t work for everyone!Luckily, you can make your own alcohol-free mouthwash at home, and you probably already have the ingredients in your kitchen.

Rinse with warm salt water

Gargling salt water is a natural way to stop bad breath.Create a mixture of 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of salt to every 8 ounces of warm water. Swish a swig of the mixture around your mouth for 30 seconds, then spit it out. Repeat as needed.


Embarking on a journey to combat bad breath doesn’t have to be complicated. Simple changes to your oral care routine, dietary choices, and lifestyle can bring lasting freshness. Experiment with these remedies to discover what works best for you, and bid farewell to halitosis with confidence.


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