Bad breath is a phrase that instantly brings a crooked reaction on your face. A common problem faced by many around us; bad breath is a total face off. It gives a bad impression to people around and is taken as a sign of unhygienic lifestyle followed by a person. It is usually due to improper cleaning of teeth and tongue that leads to germ build up in the mouth and throat that gives off foul smell while talking. It is unbearable and disturbs people around.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF BAD BREATH?
Bad breath is a very common problem that many face around us. The usual cause is due to our ignorance. The common causes of bad breath are:
- Dirty unhygienic mouth
- Eating food items that smell bad
- Diseases of the gums
- Dryness of mouth can lead to bacterial growth
- Medical problems may lead to bad breath
- Eating no fiber food and less carbohydrates
- Disorders of the intestines and stomach usually lead to bad breath
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF BAD BREATH?
The presence of bad breath is itself a symptom. It’s just that many people may not even be aware of bad breath. Some common symptoms of bad breath depending upon the causatives are:
- Plague between teeth
- Swollen gums
- Pain in teeth or gums
- Pus in gums
- Dryness of mouth
- Difficulty to engulf food
HOW CAN AYURVEDA HELP IN CASES OF BAD BREATH?
Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of medicine that makes use of herbs existing in the nature and formulates herbal remedies using the inherent power present in these herbs. We in Ayurveda believe that herbal remedies bring to you the richness of the herbs in a natural, unadulterated form. These combinations help improve immunity and provide strength, endurance and will.
Ayurveda uses the inherent power of natural herbs to bring about wonderful results on the human body. The herbs are natural and 100% safe. Ayurveda helps to naturally enhance the body functioning in an herbal way. It helps fight infections and other dental problems leading to bad breath. The Ayurvedic herbs for bad breath help fight germs and bacteria in the mouth and make it clean and healthy.
HERBS IN AYURVEDA THAT HELP PREVENT BAD BREATH
EMBLICA OFFICINALIS (Amalaki)
The herb is known for its rejuvenating properties. It is a natural antioxidant that removes free radicals from the body and helps in regeneration of cells. Amla helps in increasing the body vitality and strengthening immunity. It helps in developing healthy, glowing skin and preventing premature aging. Anemia and blood related disorders are helped in a natural way. It helps in maintaining proper functioning of the liver. It aids digestion by soothing hyperacidity. This wonderful herb helps in improving immunity and boosting metabolism. The herb helps gain youthful skin and beauty. Amla has aphrodisiac, antipyretic, cardio-tonic, anti-diabetic, cerebral and gastrointestinal properties. It prevents premature greying of hair, hair loss and promotes hair and nail growth. It enhances eye sight, keeps the mouth clean, and nourishes bones and teeth. It helps to keep the intestine clean and also controls blood sugar. Amla is used to prepare VARA CHURNA and Arogyavardhini vati.
It improves immunity in a natural way. Calcium deficiency in the body can be effectively relieved with this herb. It is nature’s best herb to maintain homeostasis in the body and prevent diseases. Giloy is used in Pitta balance capsules.
TERMINALIA CHEBULA (HARITAKI)
Haritaki is an important constituent of Triphala that has wonderful health benefits. It acts well in gastrointestinal ailments, in cases of spleenomegaly, hepatomegaly, tumors, ascites, and anemias. Its powder, when mixed with honey and ghee, is an effective remedy for anemia. The herb improves memory and is salutary in dysuria and urinary stones. Haritaki helps in improving appetite and helps in the digestion. In anemia of any origin, Haritaki herb is highly beneficial. It helps anemia due to haemoglobin deficiency, anemia due to red blood cell deficiency, and anemias of abnormal form origin. Haritaki is used in Vara churna and Arogyavardhini vati.
CORAL (PARVAL PISHTI)
The word Parval is used for Coral. Coral is the store of calcium in the purest form. It has been used since ancient times in Ayurvedic medicine. Derived from the red coral roots, it helps in the formation of strong bones and is very effective in cases of osteoporosis. We use Coral to form Pitta balance capsules.
SULPHUR PURIFIED (GANDHAK)
The commonly heard element sulphur acts as a wonderful remedy when used in its best form. It is best known for its moisture absorbing properties and it therefore a great hydrant. It helps to generate fresher and younger looking skin. It can also be used as an excellent topical exfoliate. It removes the dead surface of the skin and reveals the healthy and glowing looking skin from underneath. These qualities make it an excellent rejuvenating herb. It is an excellent remedy to flush out toxins from the body. It is used to prepare Arogyavardhini vati.
AGATE (AKKI PISHTI)
Agate is a natural store of calcium. It is a wonderful heart tonic and is used in many cases of heart and cardiac diseases. It is rich in natural calcium that is required for normal muscle functioning. Agate is made into a natural calcium compound and used in the coral calcium complex. It gives wonderful results in osteoporosis and other low calcium states. Agate is used in Pitta balance capsules.
PEARL (MUKTA PISHTI)
Mukta means pearl and pishti means powder. So the product if formed from the powdered form of pearl. Pearl is famous for its cooling effects. It helps rejuvenate the body by its soothing effects. It is a very rich source of calcium and is believed to effectively help cases of osteoporosis, bleeding disorders, gastritis, diarrhea, chronic blood pressure and burning sensation. The benefits of Pearl are added to Pitta balance capsules.
TERMINALIA BELERICA (VIBHITAKI)
A very important herb in the Ayurvedic world, Vibhitaki is famous for its wonderful use in the formation of Triphala. It has numerous health benefits on the human body. Its action on the heart makes it an excellent heart tonic. It helps in purifying blood, thinning of blood, and removing toxins. It is used in cases of low RBC count and low haemoglobin. Vibhitaki helps cases of anemia of any origin and help regain healthy haemoglobin count and form. Our product Vara churna and Arogyavardhini vati have Vibhitaki.