Millions of bacteria survive in the mouth, mainly on the backside. Bad breath is often caused by bad breath. This is because bacteria thrives in the humid and warm environment of the mouth. Bad breath is the common name of the medical condition known halitosis.
According to statistics, 40 million Americans have bad breath. Bad breath is a growing problem. To avoid halitosis, we must practice good oral hygiene.
- Insufficient dental hygiene: Food particles and decay can build up between the teeth if you don’t floss or brush your teeth properly.
- Infection of the mouth – This can be caused either by tooth decay or periodontal (gum), ailment. These can also cause discoloration.
- Dry mouth (xerostomia), which can be caused by “mouth breath”, problems with the salivary glands, or medications.
- Illnesses include diseases such as diabetes and other chronic conditions like liver disease, lung disease or sinus disease, liver disease, thyroid disease, liver disease, heart disease, kidney disease, and others.
- Psychiatric ill-health – this is also known as “pseudohalitosis”, which is when you believe you have bad breath, but others don’t notice it.
- Fenugreek – Among the many home remedies for halitosis there are, fenugreek is the most effective. The tea is made by boiling 1/2 liter of water with one teaspoon of the seeds. Let it boil for 15 minutes on a low heat.
- Avocado- This tea is effective in removing intestinal decomposition, or putrefaction, which is the main cause of bad breath.
- Guava- young guava is helpful in halitosis. It is high in tannic and oxalic acids, as well as oxalate and calcium. Guava is great for your gums and teeth. The tender leaves of the Guava tree are great for preventing bad breath and reducing bleeding gums.
- Bad breath can be treated with parsley. Two cups of water should be simmered. Parsley sprigs must be thickly chopped. You should also boil it with two to three whole cloves, or one quarter teaspoon of ground cloves. The mixture should be stirred occasionally while cooling. It can be used as a gargle, or mouthwash, many times per day.