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5 Best DIY Homemade Mouth Fresheners You Should Try

Bad breath is something that can put everyone of in spite of how well behaved and mannered you are. In the times we live in, a good pleasant breath is often considered as etiquette in any business environment. More often than not a person is graded by his/her breath and a bad breathed person is always considered a bane among the surroundings we live in. It is not exactly a fault of yours. Bad breath can be due to multiple causes. Your life style, your food habits, and your digestion process – all have a say in how your breath turns out to be. It can also be caused due to poor oral hygiene and often can be a result of bacteria that accumulates in the mouth. We can switch over to a good mouth wash and change our lifestyle a bit to alter the outcome. But having a mouth wash handy and gargling them may not be possible all the times. It is best if you can have a mouth freshener nearby especially after you have had a meal. However, do watch out for mouth fresheners that may have some artificial sweeteners or flavor enhancers that may not be good for your health. It would be better if you can throw some basic ingredients and make a homemade mouth freshener. They are easy to make and are extremely handy. Just ensure that you store them in an airtight container so that you can increase their life span. We have listed out some basic recipes of a mouth freshener. Check them out.

Some Best DIY Homemade Mouth Fresheners You Should Try:

1. Coriander And Fennel Freshener

Ingredients:

¼ Cup Fennel Seeds
¼ Cup Coriander Seeds
1 Teaspoon Cinnamon Powder
Sugar Candy (To Taste)

Procedure:

This is a quick step mouth freshener technique that involves some of the basic ingredients. Coriander and Cinnamon can also aid in better digestion and this can be best had after a meal. Dry roast a quarter cup of fennel seeds for about 5 minutes and keep it aside. Then dry roast a quarter cup of coriander seeds for about 2 to 3 minutes and add it to the fennel seeds. Sprinkle a teaspoon of cinnamon powder to the mix and add in powdered sugar candy to taste. Mix all the ingredients well and store it in an airtight container. Use them as per your liking.

 

Coriander And Fennel

2. Melon And Flax Seeds Freshener

Ingredients:

2 Tablespoon Melon Seeds
1 Tablespoon Flax Seeds
Sugar Candy (To Taste)

Procedure:

This freshener is also very similar to the above method, but the difference is that we use a different set of ingredients which is usually not found in a regular mouth freshener.  Melon seeds have a nutty flavor and together with the flax seeds can be beneficial in curbing the bad breath that gets emitted. Roast some two tablespoons of melon seeds into a pan and keep them aside. Do not roast them for more than 3 to 4 minutes. Then dry roast about a tablespoon of flax seeds till they start to spurt and add them to the mix. Add in some sugar candy or dried jaggery to taste and mix well. Move the mix to an airtight container and use them after a meal.

Melon And Flax Seeds Freshener

3. Coconut And Ginger Freshener

Ingredients:

¼ Cup Shredded Coconut
2 Tablespoon Fennel Seeds
1 Teaspoon Dried Ginger Powder

Procedure:

This is an interesting twist to the usual types of mouth fresheners as it involves coconut and dried out ginger flakes at the same time. Ginger’s presence can be beneficial for your digestion purpose and the coconut shreds can make your mouth smell nice with a sweet flavor. Roast about a quarter cup of shredded coconut until it turns golden brown. Make the shreds very small for easy cooking. Add a sprinkle of dried out ginger powder to the mix and add in about two tablespoons of dry roasted fennel seeds. Mix the contents well and use them as per your needs. Discard the contents once a week as the coconut may not be that edible after some days.

Coconut And Ginger Freshener

4. Mint And Clove Freshener

Ingredients:

¼ Cup Mint leaves
1 Teaspoon Cloves
1 Teaspoon Cinnamon powder
Sugar Candy (To Taste)

Procedure:

Mint leaves are loaded with anti oxidants and in addition to that, this can work best for your foul breath. Minty flavors tend to linger in your mouth for longer durations. Hence this can keep your breath fresh for hours together. Dry roast some mint leaves in a pan. Make sure that you don’t blacken them. Just roast them moderately, so that it becomes a little stiff. Take a teaspoon of cloves and mix it with the leaves. Now grind them to a fine powder. Add a dash of cinnamon powder to the mix and sugar candy to taste and mix them well.  The freshener is ready for use now.

Mint And Clove Freshener

5. Basil And Rosemary Freshener

Ingredients:

2 Teaspoon Basil Powder
1 Teaspoon Rosemary Powder
1 Teaspoon Cardamom powder
Sugar Candy (To Taste)

Procedure:

This is one of the handiest fresheners that you can try out when you have ulcer problems. Basil leaves are naturally beneficial for your system and add to the other ingredients they can effectively curb bad breath for hours together. Take 2 teaspoons of basil leaves powder. You can also grind the leaves and get the powder after you have dried them out sufficiently. Add a teaspoon of rosemary powder to it along with some cardamom powder. Mix in some sugar candy to taste and your freshener is ready to use.

Basil And Rosemary Freshener