Essential Oils

Essential Oils to Treat Bad Breath

Essential Oils to Use:

Essential Oils: Peppermint

Also consider: Wintergreen, Ginger

Suggested protocols:

Two drops of Peppermint essential oil directly in the mouth will work. For those that are more sensitive to Peppermint essential oil, consider diluting the oil in water or a carrier oil first.

Sometimes the root cause of halitosis (“bad breath”) is the digestive tract. Using one or two drops of the Peppermint and Ginger oil in water after each meal will aid the digestive system.  Also consider using a digestive tract cleanse formula followed with a probiotic.

Experiences & Testimonials

Please note: The information provided below is a compilation of the experiences of others who have used essential oils and has NOT been scientifically verified with clinical tests nor reviewed by medical experts. It is anecdotal information and should be treated as such. For serious medical concerns please seek professional medical attention.

Patricia – Any ideas or solutions on bad breath or halitosis to be exact?

Marti – Patricia, commonly bad breath comes from the stomach probably a yeast/candida problem.  2 drops Oregano, 2 drops Lemon, 2 drops Tea Tree essential oil in a gel cap every day for 2 weeks then off for 2 weeks then start again may help.

Sam – For a breath freshener use Peppermint, drop it under your tongue or just in your mouth, and then swallow. One or two drops will be sufficient. Also, I brush my teeth with peppermint or wintergreen essential oil and my breath is so much fresher.

James – I would look to the gut as well. Be sure to make your diet more alkaline rather than acidic. It may help reduce the root gut issues.

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