Symptoms, remedies, treatments and care for Bad Breath

Bad Breath

Bad breath, a.k.a. halitosis or malodor, is characterized by an unpleasant odor of the mouth.

Causes of bad breath include foods, tobacco products, poor dental hygiene, dry mouth, mouth infections, dental problems, or medications. Several internal medical conditions also can cause bad breath, including diabetes, liver disease, respiratory tract infections, bronchitis, acid reflux and postnasal drip.

Bad breath odors vary, depending on the source or the underlying cause. Symptoms of bad breath include unpleasant odor or taste in the mouth, dry mouth, or white coating on the tongue.


Drink water  Popularity: 222  Effectiveness: 3.9  
Rinse mouth with apple cider vinegar  Popularity: 107  Effectiveness: 3.7  
Scrape tongue  Popularity: 107  Effectiveness: 3.6  
Eat citrus fruits  Popularity: 81  Effectiveness: 3.5  
Drink herbal tea  Popularity: 65  Effectiveness: 3.1  
Chew parsley leaves  Popularity: 59  Effectiveness: 3.2  
Rinse mouth with lime juice  Popularity: 54  Effectiveness: 3.4  
Chew clove  Popularity: 23  Effectiveness: 3.2  
Rinse mouth with baking soda  Popularity: 21  Effectiveness: 3.3  
Rinse mouth with cinnamon  Popularity: 17  Effectiveness: 3.4  
Drink aloe vera juice  Popularity: 12  Effectiveness: 3.1  
Chew cardamom  Popularity: 9  Effectiveness: 3.4  
Drink fenugreek seed tea  Popularity: 7  Effectiveness: 3.5  
Rinse mouth with tea tree oil  Popularity: 7  Effectiveness: 2.4  
Eat fennel seeds  Popularity: 1  Effectiveness: 3.0  
Drink dill leaf tea  Popularity: 0  Effectiveness: 0.0  

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