What is Halitosis? its Ayurvedic Treatment
What is Halitosis?
Bad breath, medically called halitosis and it is associated with certain diseases like oral hygiene is the most common cause. Bad breath causes significant psychological distress and anyone can suffer from this bad breath due to tooth decay and gum disease. It may also be a sign of other health problems. This can get worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits.
In some cases, it may even cause anxiety. Some products are designed to fight against bad breath like gum, mints, mouthwashes, etc. But many of these products are only temporary measures because they don’t work on the main cause of disease. Other culprits of bad breath are dry mouth, respiratory tract infections, systemic diseases such as diabetes, kidney, liver and lung disease, etc.
What are the Causes of Bad Breath?
- Foods and beverages: Foods are absorbed into your bloodstream and move to the lungs that affect the air you exhale. Mouth washing or brushing can briefly mask the odor. But halitosis remains for the last longer in your body. Common offenders like Onions, Garlic, Cheese, Pastrami, Certain spices, Orange juice, or soda, Alcohol are the main causes of bad breath.
- Dieters: Those who are eating food too infrequently can also suffer from bad breath.
- Dry mouth: Saliva is needed to cleanse the mouth. If you don’t have enough then dry mouth can cause bad breath.
- Poor dental hygiene: When you don’t clean your gums, teeth, and tongue every day then the bits of rotting food cause the growth of bacteria in your mouth. Inflammation and swelling in the gums can also cause bad breath.
- Health problems: Sometimes bad breath signals a larger health problem, such as:
- Sinus infection
- Chronic lung infection
- Liver or kidney disease
- Gastrointestinal problems
- Diabetes mellitus
What are the symptoms of bad breath?
Symptoms of bad breath are:
Odors of the bad breath may vary and depends on the source or the underlying cause. Some people worry too much about their bad breath even though they have little, while others have bad breath and don’t even know about it. Because it’s difficult to assess how your breath smells, you have to ask your relative or a friend to confirm your bad-breath questions. If no one is available then for checking the breath you have to lick your wrist, leave it to dry, and then smell it. A bad smell in this area suggests that you have halitosis.
What is the Ayurvedic Treatment for Halitosis?
Chandigarh Ayurved Centre is providing you the best and effective herbal treatment for curing halitosis, not only the symptoms but also the root cause. The herbs present in these formulations have been used in Ayurveda by our Acharyas for many ages. These formulations are 100% pure, natural, and are free from preservatives, chemicals, fillers, additives and have no side effects. The formulations that are used in halitosis are Sheet Dhara, Liver care, Digestion cure, Trikatu tablet, and Detox premium powder.
Description of products:
1. Detox Premium Powder:
Detox premium powder is the herbo-mineral formulation that has shukta pishti, giloy satav, akik pishti, gandhak rasayan, tal sindoor, moti pishti, shankh bhasam, sudhyog tab, parwal pishti, shwet parpati, yavakshaar, etc in it. These ingredients have antioxidant properties that remove ama (toxins) from the body and prevent the body from infections. It keeps the gastrointestinal tract healthy and strong which increases the appetite, treats heartburn, abdominal pain and cramps, and halitosis.
Recommended dosage: Take 1 sachet twice daily with normal water.
2. Sheet Dhara Syrup:
Sheet Dhara Syrup is specially formulated to provide a cooling effect to the body because it comprises of ajwain satv, peppermint, and mushak Kapoor. As per Ayurveda, it balances the pitta dosha and provides a cooling effect to the digestive organs which hence treats acidity, belching, etc. These herbs keep the mouth fresh and free from bad breath.
Recommended dosage: Take 1/2 teaspoon with a half cup of water.
3. Trikatu tablet:
Trikatu tablet is specially prepared from three main herbs like Black pepper (Piper nigrum), Ginger (Zingiber officinale), and Long pepper (Piper longum). These three herbs are the best-known herbs that show effective results in abdominal pain, cramps, nausea, vomiting, bad breath, etc. It is a wonderful natural treatment for bad breath because of its antioxidant property.
Recommended dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.
4. Liver care tablet
The Liver care tablet is an Ayurvedic formulation that contains Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata), Giloy (Tinopora Cordifolia), Kutaki (Picrorhiza kurroa), Bhumi amla ( phyllanthus niruri), Yavakshar (Hordeum vulgare), Imli Kshar ( Tamarindus indica), Mukta Shukta pishti, etc. These ingredients provide strength to the liver and treat symptoms like indigestion, hard stools, hyperacidity, bad breath, vomiting, abdominal pain, etc.
Recommended Dosage: Take 2 tablets twice daily with normal water.
5. Digestion cure tablet:
Digestion cure tablet is a unique blend of effective herbs like bilav, dhania, piper mint, mustak, kutaz chal, shankh bhasm, and dadim that maintains the pH balance in the stomach and aids digestion. The herbs present in it are Kutaz chal, Bilav, Dhania, Mustak, Shankh bhasm, Piper mint, and Dadim. These herbs act as an appetizer that increases appetite, and hence treats acidity, bad breath, flatulence, and constipation. As per Ayurveda, digestion-related issues are caused due to imbalance of Vata and pitta dosha in the body.
Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with plain water.