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Bad breath Treatments

Alternative Treatments for Bad breath

Alternative treatments, home remedies, other other complementary therapies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Bad breath in various sources may include:

  • Tongue scraping
  • Tongue scraping with silver scraper
  • Mercurius vivus
  • Chlorophyll
  • Activated charcoal
  • Digestive enzymes
  • Ginger
  • Coriander
  • Cumin
  • Fennel
  • Chew parsley
  • Eat an orange
  • Fennel seeds
  • Anise seeds
  • Dill seeds
  • Chlorine dioxide rinse
  • Oral irrigation
  • Maintain a moist mouth
  • Hydrogen peroxide gargle
  • Gargle with warm clove tea
  • Clove and vodka mouthwash
  • Ayurvedic cleansing program (panchakarma)
  • Avoid large, heavy meals
  • Ayurvedic dietary changes
  • Chew roasted fennel and cumin seeds after meals
  • Aloe vera juice
  • Chew cardamom seeds
  • Cumin, coriander and fennel tea after meals
  • Neem-containing toothpaste
  • Herbal toothpaste
  • Yoga
  • Breathing exercise
  • Nasal wash or irrigation (e.g. Neti pot)
  • Drink lemon juice, honey, fresh ginger and a pinch of red pepper in hot water every morning
  • Investigate whether your condition is a side effect from a medication
  • Brush the inside cheek areas
  • Dilute mouthwash for children

Latest treatments for Bad breath

The following medications/drugs/procedures are some of the latest treatments for Bad breath:

  • Mouth rinse
  • Brush teeth

Treatments for Causes of Bad breath

Review the treatment information pages for various causes of Bad breath:

More causes: not all possible causes for Bad breath are listed above; for a full list refer to causes of Bad breath.

Treatment Notes

Only your doctor can advise whether any of these treatments are appropriate for your specific medical situation. Always discuss all treatment options with your doctor before making a decision, including whether to start or discontinue any treatment plan.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Bad breath:

The following list of conditions have 'Bad breath' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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