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Title: Home Remedies For Bad Breath: Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention

Home Remedies For Bad Breath
Human breath is composed of highly complex
substances with varying odors which results in
unpleasant situations like halitosis. Bad
breath or Halitosis is a condition where the
breath is altered in an unpleasant manner for the
affected individuals and produces variable odors
that can generate unpleasant situations.Bad
breath is not a disease in itself but an
irritating symptom which can bring botheration in
social and personal rapport. Most of the time
it is a temporary symptom that settles on its own
depending upon the cause, but sometimes this
small symptom can be intricate enough to deal
with. This leads to loss of confidence and
What are the Causes of Bad Breath?
  • The primary reason is due to lack of oral
  • Xerostomia (Dry mouth).
  • Food particles clogged between the dentures
    provide a seat for Bacteria to multiply.
  • Excess intake of pungent foods like Onion,
    Garlic, eggs etc.
  • Smoking, Alcohol consumption and Tobacco chewing.
  • Due to any underlying diseases like Respiratory
    tract infection such as chronic cold and
    Sinusitis, Gastro Intestinal complaints like
    indigestion, constipation, acidity. Also, some
    kidney and liver diseases can be the cause of
    foul smelling breath.
  • Sometimes Diet and Fasting can also be the
    reason, as it leads to dryness of mouth and
    allows plaque formation.

Also, different medical conditions, impart
different odor on the patient's breath.
  • Diabetes Fruity or citrusy breath
  • Asthma or cystic fibrosis Acidic breath
  • Kidney problem Scent of ammonia
  • Hepatic cirrhosis Musty or mousey odor
  • Nasal malodor Slightly cheesy character
  • Bowel obstruction Fecal odor.

These are the causes of Bad Breath
Signs and Symptoms of Bad Breath
  • The features of halitosis can include
  • A white coating generated on the tongue
    especially at the back of the tongue
  • Dry oral cavity
  • Morning bad breath and a burning tongue
  • Thick saliva in the mouth and a constant need to
    clear the throat
  • Presence of sour, bitter or metallic taste in the

These are the main signs and Symptoms Of Bad
Essential Home Remedies For Bad Breath
Drinking sufficient water is one of the easiest
and simplest remedies for bad breath since it
prevents excessive dryness of the mouth.
1.  CARDAMOM Chew Cardamom seeds frequently.
They are one of the best mouth fresheners,
chewing the Cardamom seeds provides natural
essence to the mouth.
Cineole is a major active component present in
cardamom. It has potent antiseptic properties
that can kill bacteria which is responsible for
producing bad breath or any other
infections. Besides its antibacterial properties,
Cardamom is slightly pungent but pleasant in
taste. It stimulates the
salivary flow and also the fibrous outer coat
helps to mechanically cleanse the teeth.
2.  CLOVE Chewing of Clove and cumin seeds after
meals are very helpful. Clove is rich in
compound with antifungal and antimicrobial
properties. These fight against the
bacteria which cause bad breath and digestive
problems. Clove buds are also effective as
a natural pain reliever, especially in case of
dental emergencies.
3.  CINNAMONTake the cinnamon bark, powder it
thoroughly. Add cinnamon powder to a cup of water
and boil it.Allow the water to cool and strain
it. Cinnamon has cinnamic aldehyde, an
essential oil that helps to reduce the number of
bacteria in the oral cavity as well as it covers
up the bad breath.
4.  LEMON JUICEPrepare lemon juice with a glass
of water and add sufficient quantity of salt to
it.Rinse the mouth with this to avoid bad
breath. Lemon has a presence of citrus acid
which restricts the growth of bacteria in your
mouth. In addition to this character, it has a
strong pleasant smell which can mask the bad odor
in the mouth.
5.  GARGLEGargles with medicated water of
Licorice, Indian Sarsaparilla, and Turmeric
powder.Gargling helps to cleanse and reduces
the bacterial load in the oral cavity and keeps
the mouth fresh and clean.6. FENUGREEKThe
Decoction made from Fenugreek seeds helps to get
rid of Bad breath. Alternatively, consumption of
fenugreek seeds regularly can also help to
diminish bad breath.Fenugreek seeds has the
power to fight against catarrhal infections.
These seeds have the capacity to dissolve the
enzymes properly and prevents bad breath.These
are the home remedies for Bad Breath Can Cure
Naturally at Home
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