The best way to find out whether you have bad breath or not is to sniff your own breath after cupping your mouth with your hands. There’s another easy self-test.
Just lick your wrist and smell it after a few seconds when it has dried.
Well, blame it on Poor dental hygiene, Dental caries, Dry mouth, Certain foods like onion and garlic, Smoking, Gum diseases, Oral thrush, Dentures, Sinus and other respiratory tract infections.
Eat aromatic spices
The simplest one could be to eat aromatic spices such as cloves, fennel, cardamom, etc. to refresh your breath, especially after having an odorous meal.
Cinnamon water in a pan
Take a cup of water in a pan. Boil 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder in it. You can also add bay leaves, which is also known as tej patta and cardamom (elaichi). And use this solution as mouth wash.
Fenugreek Seeds Home remedy
Take a cup of water in a pan. Boil 1 teaspoon of fenugreek seeds in it. Finally, strain this solution and drink this fenugreek tea. This will help you eliminate your bad breath caused by catarrhal infections.
Warm Salt Water Rinse
A salt water (saline solution) rinse can prevent the buildup of infectious bacteria in the mouth or throat. The effect is probably due to salt water’s slight acidity. This prevents the ‘alkalizing’ environment that encourages the growth of microbes that cause bad breath.
Salt water is a great, simple home remedy for bad breath.
Few more tips:
You can also chew parsley leaves or have a cup of strong mini tea to combat bad breath, or
Take a daily dose of yogurt, it helps keep this problem at bay.