Bad breath is an unpleasant odour of mouth. It is very embarrassing. It may be due to poor dental hygiene, foods etc. The common causes for the bad breath are given below.


  1. Consumption of food like garlic, onions, and spicy foods, curries, cheese, fish.
  2. Excessive consumption of coffee.
  3. Consumption of tobacco products.
  4. Smoking.
  5. Poor dental hygiene.
  6. Dry mouth.
  7. Mouth infection.
  8. Alcohol.
  9. Sinus infection.
  10. Medication.

                     HOME REMEDIES 

  • Take a glass of water and add 1sp of apple cider vinegar in it. Mix it well and gargle with this mixture.

  • Chew parsley after eating food.

  • Chew fenugreek seeds.

  • Chew Cardamom seeds.

  • Take a glass of water and add 2-3 drops of cumin oil in it. Mix well and use it for gargle.

  • Chew fennel seeds after meals.

  • Chew unripe guava or guava leaves.

  • Take 2 cup of water in a pan and add powder of clove in it. Boil it until it remains half. Cool it and gargle with it 4-5 times a day.

  • Chew mint gums.

  • Take some baking soda and add little water in it. Now brush your teeth with it.

Avoid smoking.

Brush your teeth twice a day.

Wash your mouth after meals.

Change your brush after 3-4 months.

Avoid alcohol.

Gargle with minty mouthwash everyday and avoid alcohol based mouthwashes.

Drink plenty of water.

Avoid onion, coffee, garlic etc.