More often than not you must have came across a person with bad breath. Your instant impulse is to have a fight or flight response.

But what if the same goes for you and you are not aware of that. It can negatively affect your social esteem and lead to social awkwardness.

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is a common dental condition which develops as a result of improper oral hygiene, side effect of medication , smoking , tobacco, and likes.

It is natural for one to have some quantity of  bacteria inside his mouth. This bacteria when metabolize, their waste gives of foul odor also known as bad breath.

Homeopathy serves as a natural cure for halitosis with remarkable results.

Here is the list of factors that increase their activity


There are many food items that proliferate bacteria inside your mouth. Some of the most .common foods being  meat, fish, onion, garlic, dairy, meat.

Sugary, acidic and processed foods also serve as a good breeding ground for bacteria.

Therefore it is of importance for a homeopath in knowing your eating habits as it allows him/her to target the source cause.

Dental hygiene

Unlike taking care or rest of our body, a proper dental hygiene is what most of us are not willing or have time to do so.

The result is that people even at young age are developing dental problems-the most common being bad breath.

Flossing, brushing oil pulling are some common ways through which you can prevent the buildup of bacteria.

But sometime, the above natural measures do not solve the concern and medical intervention might be needed.

At this stage , we recommend you to visit a homeopath. The remedies prescribed will start providing you relief from the initial consultation itself.


Bad breath can also come up as a result of various illnesses such as Sinusitis, tonsillitis, post nasal drips, mouth ulcers, fever, throat infections, dry mouth and gum infection.

If such is the case, plan a  visit to a qualified homeopath who will treat your halitosis considering your overall analysis and hence provide with relief.

A homeopath would analyse your personal history, family history….to link how this disease lead to the manifestation of illness.

If the prescription is set rightly, you will see significant improvements.

Fix your bad breath through homeopathy

Homeopathy, a popular treatment works through the underlying cause of bad breath. A homeopath analyses your condition over three planes-mental,emotional and physical so as to provide you an all round relief.

Natural homeopathic remedies for bad breath serve to stimulate the internal vital force for preventing the build up of bacteria.

Yes, sometimes mouthwash or mint gum looks like the most viable option as they are  instant relief providers. But they are just a temporary solution.

On the contrary, a homeopath study the root cause associated with your case and prescribe remedies accordingly.

So, you can expect that two patients having bad breath are not recommended with the same remedies.

Herein lies the power of homeopathy to provide complete holistic cure to your bad breath condition.

Top Natural Remedies for Bad Breath

Merc Sol

This remedy is suggested when your salivary glands produce more saliva than necessary keeping your mouth moist.

Also suggested to people having halitosis with highly offensive odour, excessive thirst, tooth decay, bleeding gums, mouth ulcers and gum infections.


This remedy is prescribed to patients having bad breath with dry mouth, lack of thirst, mucus over tongue.

Pulsatilla hydrates the mouth for enough moisture.


Kreosote  is prescribed to patients having decayed teeth or caries which cause bad breath. Also suggested for bleeding gums with decaying teeth.

Carbolic acid:

This medicine is prescribed when bad breath is accompanied with constipation. Such patients of halitosis may also report bloating and pain in abdomen including loss of appetite.

It is must to be noted that no treatment can fully eliminate the bacteria buildup as it is a part of natural flora residing inside our mouth.

But with proper management through treatments such as homeopathy you can balance their levels such that your halitosis can be cured.

Alongside homeopathic treatment, a homeopath may also suggest some practices which can be continued even after the treatment finishes such as

  • Avoid processed foods and refined sugars
  • Drink a good quantity of water throughout the day
  • Proper oral hygiene


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Note: Do not self-medicate any of the remedies listed above . Consult a qualified homeopath.