Halitosis creates low self esteem in many people. We talk about bad breath when a smelly odor comes from the mouth when talking.
What are the factors that cause the appearance of bad breath?
According to experts 90% of victims of bad breath have an overgrowth of bacteria in the mouth cavity. Bacteria causing bad breath are anaerobic, meaning they do not require oxygen to survive.
However, bad breath can also be caused by many other factors such as gingivitis, tooth decay, food residue, or coated tongue.
Also poor oral hygiene can cause the appearance of stinky breath. Moreover, stress or smoking habit and poor diet can contribute to the onset of bad breath. Among the foods that cause this disorder is alcohol, coffee, onions, cheese, or garlic.
There is a natural remedy that will allow you to get rid of bad breath and also eliminate all the bacteria in your mouth.
- A half bunch of fresh parsley
- 2 cups of water
Preparation and Use
Simply boil the water with chopped parsley for 5 minutes. Let it cool. You can use this parsley water as a mouthwash after every meal.
Thanks to its high chlorophyll content, parsley will eliminate bacteria while absorbing the odors. You might chew some fresh parsley as well.