Using a mouthwash every night is very important so you can get rid of any bacteria and bad breath. However, nowadays mouthwashes are quite difficult to endure. I mean, a full minute will seem like a lifetime. Personally, I could never stand the commercial mouthwash due to its high content of chemicals. Thus, looking for natural alternatives, I came across an incredible ingredient that is peppermint essential oil. Keep on reading and check out the best homemade natural and highly antibacterial mouthwash to get rid of bad breath.
This is also inexpensive and quite easy to make the recipe so you know you are in for a treat. Due to its ingredients, you will feel the benefits of this mouthwash. It has antibacterial and antifungal properties that will certainly help to get rid of bad breath.
Hence, to make this DIY mouthwash, you will need the following ingredients:
– a small mason jar
– ½ cup distilled water
– 2 teaspoons of baking soda
– 2 drops of tea tree essential oil
– 2 drops of peppermint essential oil.
All you have to do is mix all the ingredients in the small mason jar. Before each use, make sure to shake it because the baking soda will settle to the bottom. Then, swish about 4 teaspoons of this homemade mouthwash after brushing your teeth.
This recipe is perfect because both essential oils have antifungal properties to help with keeping infections at bay. Furthermore, the baking soda will reduce the build-up of acid left over from food which is basically the main cause of your bad breath. Lastly, I also love this natural mouthwash because it leaves you with a fresh and clean breath instantly.