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Best Home Remedies to Get Rid of Bad Breath
Jun 17, 2016
Best Home Remedies to Get Rid of Bad Breath

Bad breath is very embracing and brings down your confidence level. It is also known as halitosis. There are huge numbers of reasons for causing the bad breath and they include smoking, medical conditions, dry mouth, sinus conditions, gum diseases and many more. But the main reason would be, buildup of bacteria either beak of your tongue or under your teeth.

Everyone some or other day will face this situation because of these conditions. To control this bad breath, you have to make many changes in your habits such as, maintaining the oral health regularly, regular brushing, flossing as well as scrapping the tongue; drinking sufficient amount of water; swishing the mouth after a meal and lots more to do.

You can even treat this bad breath with natural home available remedies in very short time and they are listed as follows.


Cinnamic aldehyde is one of the essential oils that is present in cinnamon. This oil helps in reducing bacteria in your teeth and covers up bad breath. To get these benefits, you need to use this following remedy twice every day. Take cinnamon powder in 1 cup of normal water and add few bay leaves as well as cardamom to it. Now, strain the solution in a bowl and use this solution to rinse the mouth to make your mouth fresh. 

Lemon Juice:

Lemon rinsing is use for treating the bad breath since centuries. This is because of acidic properties present in lemon can reduce the growth of bacteria and its strong smell helps mask the bad odor or breath. All you need to do is, mix a tbsp of lemon juice in a cup of water and use this solution to rinse your mouth. You can even add a pinch of salt to the solution and use it. Following this remedy daily will prevent the dry mouth which leads to bad breath.


Chlorophyll in parsley is one of the agents that help in bad breath. So, it is necessary that you need to directly chew it or dip it in vinegar and chew it well for masking the bad odor or breathe. You can also make juice out of parsley and sip it whenever you feel that there is bad smell from your mouth. This also helps for digestion.

Baking Soda:

It is one of the effective solutions for preventing bad breath from your mouth. This works by controlling the acid levels which are contributing to bad breath. It even fights against oral bacteria in the mouth which is another cause for bad breath.

You can either use this backing soda to rinse your mouth or for brushing. To rinse the mouth using this, you need to mix a half spoon of baking soda to a glad of warm water and use it to rinse at least once daily. Brushing with this also prevents acidity and reduces bad odor from the mouth.

Herbal Tea:

Both the normal and herbal oils are best ways to combat bad breath from mouth. Especially green and black tea contains anti-oxidant poly phones that can prevent bad breath causing bacteria in your mouth. Sage tea is one of the best herbal tea that you can make use of to treat this problem. In order to make this sage tea, you need to steep 1 tbsp of dried sage in 1 cup of warm or hot water for at least 5 minutes. Later strain the solution and drink the tea daily at least for 2 times. This makes your breath fresh as well as clean.

Apple Cider Vinegar:

It is great remedy for reducing the bad breath because it helps balance the pH levels. You can make use of the following remedies made out of apple cider vinegar for controlling bad breathe, take 1 tbsp of raw as well as unfiltered apple cider vinegar to 1 glass of normal water and then drink this solution before having your meals. This not only reduces bad breath but also helps in digesting meals. You can also mix apple cider vinegar in 1 cup of water and gargle with it.


For bad breath which is caused by catarrhal infections, fenugreek is known to be very effective remedy. Take 1 tbsp of fenugreeks in 1 cup of normal water and boil them. After few minutes strain the solution in a bowl and drink it at least 1 time daily to get rid of the bad breath problem cause by catarrhal infection.

Tea Tree Oil:

It is also very effective remedy because of its antiseptic property. It is also a very good disinfectant for the mouth. You can get benefited from this tea tree oil in many ways. You can either use this tea tree oil for brushing your teeth along with toothpaste to brush your teeth daily or you can mix this oil with other oils such as lemon and peppermint oil in 1 glass of normal water and use this solution as a mouth wash. Following any of these remedies daily will help get rid of the bad breathe.

These are the topmost home remedies available for preventing the bad breath from your mouth as well as its associated oral problems.

So, do follow these remedies if you are the one having the bad breath or any of the problems listed above. These remedies give you immediate and instant results. If the bad breath still persists for long time, consult a doctor and know the reason and take proper treatment for it.


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