Bad breath problem? Try these natural remedies

Bad breath is a reflector of poor oral health and hygiene. It may be caused by odour-causing bacteria, plaque, digestive disorder, sinus infection and even tonsillitis. Spotting and treating the underlying cause with the help of your physician should be your long-term goal.

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Ginger Powder

Ginger is our go-to herb for many ailments due to its antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties. The same attributes help it kill the odour-causing bacteria in your mouth. Also, it stimulates your saliva production, which naturally washes away the bacteria that cause bad breath.

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Flaxseeds

These little seeds work wonders in beating bad breath as they leave behind a long-lasting nutty flavour.

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Cardamom

It has an intense aroma that helps to alleviate any foul odour from the mouth. Also, it relieves problems like flatulence and bloating.

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Cinnamon

It prevents the growth of odour-causing bacteria. Cinnamon also stimulates the digestive system. Plus, it acts as a natural food preservative, increasing the shelf life of your homemade mouth freshener.

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Fennel

These seeds contain an organic compound known as anethole that acts as a fighter against bacteria, fungi and yeast with its excellent antimicrobial properties. It has a nice and sweet flavour that keeps your mouth feeling fresh after a meal.