The 7 Best Herbs for Bad Breath

Whether caused by an easily controlled problem or the result of a more serious condition, you don’t want to live with bad breath. The good news is – you don’t have to. The following seven herbs have been proven to go beyond trying to hide bad breath and help to actually get rid of it. When used, … Continue reading The 7 Best Herbs for Bad Breath

The Surprising Link Between Vitamin B12 and Periodontitis

Periodontitis is a serious gum infection marked by painful, irritating symptoms that make it challenging to eat, swallow, and speak. Although prevention is important, many people fall short because it typically involves cutting out sugar and spending more time brushing, flossing, and rinsing. Periodontal disease begins with gingivitis, and progresses if steps aren’t taken. What’s surprising … Continue reading The Surprising Link Between Vitamin B12 and Periodontitis

3 Ways to Have Fresh Breath

Think about what you ate yesterday – breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and the snacks in between and everything you drank. Imagine if all that was blended up, left in the hot sun, and had a bacteria added for good measure. What do you think it’d smell like tomorrow? Horrible. That’s essentially what happens in your … Continue reading 3 Ways to Have Fresh Breath

10 Causes of Bad Breath

Bad breath plagues everyone at some time or another. If you are aware of it, hopefully you try to get rid of it, or at least try to hide it. If you are not aware of it, you may be wondering why people keep their distance. Regardless, everyone needs to be aware that it’s a potential … Continue reading 10 Causes of Bad Breath

The Benefits of Sage for Halitosis (Bad Breath)

Halitosis, otherwise known as bad breath, is any offensive odor that comes out the mouth. Although certain conditions can cause bad breath to exist for reasons other than a failure to brush one’s teeth, halitosis is usually caused by microbes and volatile sulphur compounds. These odor-causing nasties tend to thrive and proliferate most often due to a … Continue reading The Benefits of Sage for Halitosis (Bad Breath)

The Benefits of Spearmint for Bad Breath

The other day we fielded a question from a customer who had purchased Fresh Mouth and wondered which herb was the best for promoting fresh breath. The implication was that if, for example, eucalyptus is extremely effective but spearmint is only half as effective, why dilute the efficacy of the eucalyptus with the less potent spearmint? That’s … Continue reading The Benefits of Spearmint for Bad Breath

10 Health Conditions that Cause Bad Breath

Many causes of bad breath can be easily addressed. Sometimes, however, bad breath reflects a more serious underlying condition. It could also be a side effect of certain medical treatments or therapies. Whatever the cause, chronic bad breath is not something to be lived with… or ignored. The following 10 health conditions have been found to cause … Continue reading 10 Health Conditions that Cause Bad Breath

How to Get Rid of Gingivitis – Natural Remedies

According to the CDC Division of Oral Health, nearly 50% of American adults and more than 70% over the age of 65 suffer from gum disease, also known as periodontitis or periodontal disease. Gum pain and the effect it has on eating aren’t the only concerns. Studies have shown gum disease is linked to heart … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Gingivitis – Natural Remedies

The Health Benefits of Oil Pulling

Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic therapy believed to promote oral health and detoxification and available data shows promise for this natural health technique. The practice of oil pulling involves the use of food-grade oils, such as coconut oil, as an agent for “pulling” away harmful toxins. Unwanted organisms from the mouth, teeth, gums, and throat … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Oil Pulling

Oil Pulling: Not Just for Oral Health?

Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic remedy for oral health and detoxification. It involves the use of pure oils as agents for pulling harmful bacteria, fungus, and other organisms out of the mouth, teeth, gums and even throat. The most effective oil pulling is done by placing around a tablespoon of cold pressed organic sesame … Continue reading Oil Pulling: Not Just for Oral Health?