Bad breath causes and simple home remedies

Bad breath is the result of odor causing bacteria in the mouth. When the oral hygiene is extremely bad, like for instance going to bed without brushing teeth, bacteria gets accumulated, which in turn, releases sulphur compounds that causes bad breath.

The other probable reasons for bad breath could be dental decay, gum diseases, throat infections, constipation, or stomach disorders like gastritis.

A few simple home remedies for fighting bad breath are mentioned here:

¢ First and foremost one should develop the habit of brushing teeth after every meal.

¢ Munching a couple of mint leaves helps in freshening breath instantly.

¢ A solution of baking soda dissolved in warm water can be used for gargling. This also helps in cleaning the tongue.