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Generally, bad breath occurs due to bad oral hygiene but medical conditions like acidity, gastritis, sinusitis, cough and indigestion can also give you a bad breath. Many people opt for mint gums that offers a temporary relief from bad breath that may save your date or meeting, but this solution can not provide a long-term relief from bad breath. Bad breath, also known as halitosis can also trigger anxiety as it can make you feel embarrass. Simple changes in your lifestyle can help you with mouth odour but if the bad breath still persists, we recommend that you should visit your dentist for a better solution. On the other hand, if you’re one of those who don’t like to visit your doctor more often, then yoga can help you to combat bad breath. Here are some yoga postures that, if performed as instructed, can take care of your mouth odour.
Kapalbhati: Performing Kapalbhati can help you to tackle health conditions such as indigestion an acidity that might be the reason behind your bad breath. If the reason behind your bad breath is sinusitis, then kapalbhati can help your respiratory tact which will eventually help you with your bad breath.
Simhasana: Mouth odour is mostly an indication of increase in toxic level in your intestine or colon caused because of chronic indigestion. Simhasana posture can help you to curb down the toxins from digestive tract which will eliminate halitosis. Also, people from any age group can try this yoga pose.
Sheetali: Sheetali breathing technique helps you to cool your whole body as well as enhances your respiratory system while activating your lungs, larynx and trachea. When you perform this yoga posture, you should inhale using your mouth and exhale through your nostrils.
This asana will improve blood flow to the lungs while washing out the toxins from the lung tissues.