Want to know how to get rid of bad breath once for all and forever? Bad breath home remedies do exist! Everyone gets bad breath, but not everyone wants to use strong smelling chemicals or chemical pastes to fight bad breath.
When I use a store bought mouth wash it stings during the process and afterwards I’m left with my mouth open, waiting for the pain to go away, all the while salivating all over the floor. Not a pretty sight.
While searching for alternative methods I quickly learned there are many bad breath home remedies which have been used for thousands of years. Store bought washes are convenient, yes, but bad breath home remedies are less expensive, natural, and do work. And they’re easy to use or make.
Who knew that some alternatives are as easy as opening your refrigerator, or examining your plate at a restaurant?
The following list is just a few of the proven home remedies to fight bad breath I’ve discovered.
Top Seven Bad Breath Home Remedies
Bad breath home remedy #1: Herbs
Instead of toting around breath mints to fight bad breath after a meal, carry a tin or baggie of herbs such as mint (the real one), thyme, fennel, cinnamon, anise, or cloves. Chew any of these after meals to fight bad breath.
Bad Breath home remedy #2: Baking soda
You know baking soda as an ingredient in recipes, however it is also used in laundry and refrigerators to combat odor. Use it orally to fight bad breath. Simply add some to your toothbrush, add a little water, scrub and rinse.
Bad breath home remedy #3: Salt water
Rinse your mouth out with warm water and salt. This is also a remedy used to help get rid of a sore throat.
Bad breath home remedy #4: Lemon or lime water
Rinse your mouth out and gargle some lemon or lime juice mixed with warm water
Bad breath home remedy #5: Essential oils
Essential oils are plant extracts which means you’re getting a strong concentration of the plant’s benefits. Many essential oils have qualities that can fight bad
breath. One home remedy is to add a few drops of tea tree oil to your toothpaste before brushing.
For mouth wash, add one drop of Myrrh oil to warm water.
Bad breath home remedy #6: Parsley or mint
When parsley or mint is used as a garnish, there is a reason for that. It is also meant to be eaten to help fight bad breath from odorous meals. This bad breath home remedy has been used for thousands of years.
Bad breath home remedy #7: Apple cider vinegar
For such an odd smelling liquid, vinegar has many uses and can help cure quite a few ailments. Add a little bit of apple cider vinegar to your water and drink it at least once per day.