Bad Breath Remedy

Quick and Easy Remedies for People with Bad Breath

You have probably heard about sore throat remedy or perhaps canker sore remedy. But what bad breath remedy? Is there such a thing? Of course it has and there is lots of it. Here are those:

Homemade Mouthwash.

Hydrogen peroxide and water. Mixing 1 part of water with 1 part hydrogen peroxide (3%) makes an effective bad breath remedy. This cleanses the mouth and kills the bacteria that cause bad odor. There is another way to use hydrogen peroxide as bad breath remedy particularly if sinus infection is the reason for foul odor. 5 to 10 drops of the same mixture can be dropped to each nostril. Expect a little burning, it is normal. Do this 2 times a day until the infection is gone.

Baking soda and water. A pinch of baking soda mixed with water is another effective and inexpensive way to treat bad breath.

Aloe vera and water. Extract aloe vera juice and mix it with water. The right proportion would be 1 tablespoon of aloe vera juice is to 12 ounces of water.

Water and salt. The good old water and salt solution is another effective bad breath remedy. Surprisingly, lukewarm water will do the job as well.

Homemade Toothpaste.

Baking soda and salt. 3 parts baking soda mixed with 1 part salt make a good toothpaste. Baking soda is effective in reducing the acidity of the mouth, which in turn reduces the breeding of anaerobic bacteria that cause bad breath. Place the mixture on your toothbrush and brush your teeth like you normally do.


Parsley, rosemary, basil, wintergreen, mint and thyme; chewing these herbal plants are affective in alleviating bad breath.

Fibers. Carrots, cucumber, and apple are fiber-rich foods that clean and floss your teeth naturally, not to mention the vitamins and minerals they contain.

Cinnamon and Myrrh. During the day, suck a piece of cinnamon bark. Before going to bed, dissolve a pea-sized piece of myrrh in your mouth.

Lemon. It removes garlic or onion breath. Suck a wedge of lemon with a pinch of salt.

Cloves. Cloves contain natural antiseptic that is effective in treating bad breath. There are 2 ways to use it. Chewing whole cloves is one. The other is making a tea from it. To do this, put 3 whole cloves in every 2 cups of hot water. Let is set for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Use the tea as a mouthwash.

Tea. Another bad breath remedy is by making tea out of the following ingredients: boiling water (1 pint), cloves (3 whole), Parsley (2 springs, coarsely chopped), and powdered goldenseal (1/4 tsp.). Place the cloves, parsley and powdered goldenseal on boiling water. Stir it occasionally. Let it cool. Use it twice a day as mouthwash.

You can also make a tea from the dried leaves of alfafa. Boil it on water to make a natural tea. This mineral-rich and chlorophyll-rich tea is effective in treating bad breath. Use it as mouthwash.

Oral bad breath remedy.

Chlorophyll Tablets. They could cost between $2 and $10 per 100 tablets depending on the brand. Chlorophyll tablets work by deodorizing your mouth thus freshen your breath. They are available in drugstores. Alfafa supplements that come in tablet are also effective as bad breath remedy.