Do we ever want to talk about a bad breath? No! Do we all have it sometimes? Also, no! Well, all jokes aside, we all have a bad breath every once in a while. So, why not freshen things up with a couple of natural ingredients?
Sure, you can always choose an off the rack mouthwash! Or, you could choose a natural approach and prepare your own breath spray with essential oils! A DIY breath spray is healthier, way cheaper and so easy to make!
And when we say it’s easy to make, we mean soooo easy! It only takes two ingredients to make your own DIY breath spray! A couple of drops from the most effective essential oils for halitosis and some water! You add the oils in a dark glass spray bottle, you dilute them with water, shake and use! And that’s it! It’s easy, right?
The best essential oils for a fresh breath are…
- Peppermint Essential Oil is a potent disinfectant and has a minty-fresh scent, leaving your mouth clean and fresh. Peppermint oil increases saliva production, preventing a bad breath due to dehydration. Peppermint also treats a bad breath due to digestive issues, promoting a better digestion.
- Clove Essential Oil is a potent disinfectant, having antiseptic properties, taming a bad breath. You can find Clove Essential Oil in Immune Lift Essential Oil Blend.
- Lemon Essential Oil has disinfecting properties, leaving a fresh scent, and increases salivation.
- Rosemary Essential Oil leaves your breath fresh, its herbal scent masking every foul smell.
- Cinnamon Essential Oil is effective in reducing the bacteria in your saliva, leaving a warm, sweet scent. You can find Cinnamon Essential Oil in Cold Soother Essential Oil Blend.
Try this DIY breath spray recipe!
No more onion or garlic breath! No more halitosis, if that’s the case! Prepare a batch of breath spray with essential oils and say hello to a fresh breath. For a DIY breath spray you can use essential oils and distilled water and it would be enough. If you want to potentate the effects of the oils, you can add Epsom salt and honey. Epsom salt neutralizes bad breath and stimulates saliva production. Honey hydrates mucous membranes and also stimulates saliva secretion, hence helping prevent dehydration and a bad breath. Here is a recipe you can prepare:
- Distilled water
- A pinch of Epsom Salt
- 1 tbsp raw honey
- 10 drops of the essential oils of your choice
- 1 dark glass spray bottle
Here’s what you have to do to prepare the spray:
- Warm the water and add the salt, in order to dissolve it.
- Stir in the honey and let it mix.
- Add the essential oils and then fill the spray bottle with the mixture. Your DIY breath spray is now ready to use and you can keep it in your purse or pocket for an instant fresh breath!