Ayurvedic Treatment For Bad Breath

Bad breath can be caused due to external and internal body factors. Not maintaining proper mouth hygiene leads to development of bacteria in the mouth and you can suffer from bad breath. Indigestion and intestinal disturbances also cause foul smell in breath. At times, bad breath is also a symptom of another disease like constipation, lung infection and acidity. Though it does not have any fatal impact on the body, it needs to be controlled to avoid infection to others parts of the body like tooth, tongue or kidney.

Ayurveda and Bad breath

Ayurveda, the oldest form of healthcare is more than 5000 years old. The system treats illnesses as imbalance in the body and focuses on correcting those imbalances. The treatments are based on the body constitution of the individual and other factors like the climate and environmental conditions. Ayurveda recommends brushing the teeth times a day with ayurvdent herbal toothpaste. It strengthens the gums and teeth and prevents tooth decay. A person suffering from bad breath should drink large quantity of water daily.

Causes of Bad Breath

In general, poor dental hygiene, mouth infection and gastro-intestinal infection are some of the common reasons for bad breath.
  • Poor oral hygiene
  • Biofilm
  • Dental cavities
  • Gingivitis
  • Gum retraction
  • Dental plaques and tartar deposits
  • Ulcerative lesions and coatings
  • Diseases of the salivary glands
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tonsillar plaques and tonsillar fluid
  • Pharyngitis and pharyngeal abscess
  • Lesions in the nose and ear
  • Diseases of stomach and esophagus:
  • Intestinal diseases
  • Diseases of lungs
  • Liver disorders
  • Psychiatric patients

Symptoms of Bad Breath

  • Infection in mouth
  • Respiratory tract infections like sore throat and lymph nodes ("swollen glands")
  • Dry mouth
  • Poor dental condition and development of cavity

Ayurvedic Remedy to Bad Breath

The following Ayurvedic medicines also help in eliminating the bacteria generation and keep bad breath at bay.
  • Take Eladivati pills and 3 to 4 times a day or as and when bad breath is noticed. These pills help in controlling bad breath.
  • Ayurvedic herb called Larangadi Vati can be chewed 4 to 5 times daily for controlling bad breath.
  • Take 5grams of Deendayal Churna mixed in warm water daily at bed time . It helps in curbing constipation, acidity and gases which are also causes of bad breath.
  • lrimadadi Tailam should be massaged on the gums to avoid bad breath.
  • Khadivadi Vati helps in treating the oral cavity.
  • Take Kanth Sudhar Vati 10 times a day for controlling bad breath.
  • Mastan tablet (Zandu) is also very effective herb for controlling bad breath immediately.
  • Take Tambool Ranjan (Zandu) for curing poor appetite, bad breath and toothache


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