Natural mouth rinses: 3 homemade recipes

Whether you suffer from bad breath or not, there is no doubt that the mouth rinses They are especially useful for relieving halitosis or when improving and enjoying a much more complete cleaning and oral hygiene, after having washed our teeth with our usual brush and after flossing. In this sense, many dentists and dentists advise to use them twice a day, between half an hour and an hour after cleaning our teeth.

And is that to maintain good physical health is important to start by mouth, since you knew that our health has a direct connection with the health of our teeth ?. Thus, for example, in recent years we have known that having poor oral health (due to the existence of caries, to maintain an inadequate or incorrect dental hygiene ...) has a direct influence on the increased risk of cardiovascular diseases.

Home rinses

The use of mouthwash is actually very simple: just put 20 ml. of the liquid in the mouth and gargle for a minute, then end with hygiene by spitting it in the sink. However, mouth rinses with alcohol are not advisable , since in recent years certain scientific studies have alerted to the possible risks that can cause mouth cancer.

Moreover, what better than to opt for natural mouth rinses , even more if we make them ourselves at home ?. For its preparation we only need one hundred percent natural ingredients. In fact, we are sure that they do not have any type of chemical component . That's why we propose 3 wonderful recipes to prepare your own mouthwash at home.

3 natural mouth rinses

Parsley rinse

Ingredients you need: leaves of parsley, 3 cloves and 2 cups of water.

Preparation of the parsley rinse: first wash the parsley leaves well and crush them well thick. Then put the two cups of water in a saucepan or casserole and when it starts to boil add the parsley and cloves. Leave boiling for 10 minutes. Then turn off the heat and stir well with a wooden spoon until the mixture cools. Once cold strain the liquid, reserving in a small bottle or glass jar.

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Rosemary and mint rinse

Ingredients you need: a handful of rosemary leaves, a handful of mint leaves, the peel of a lemon, a piece of cinnamon sticks and 3 cups of water.

Preparation of the rosemary and mint rinse: Put the 3 cups of water in a saucepan and when it starts to boil add the leaves of rosemary, mint, lemon zest and a piece of cinnamon. Let boil for 10 minutes. After this time turn off the heat, cover and let rest 30 minutes. Once cold strain the liquid and pour into a small bottle or glass jar.

We recommend you read How to make homemade toothpaste .

Thyme rinse

Ingredients you need: 80 gr. of thyme, 1 tablespoon of salt and 1 liter of water.

Preparation of thyme rinse: first cut the thyme into pieces. Then boil the water. Just when it starts to boil, add the cut thyme and salt, leaving on the fire for 10 minutes. After this time turn off the fire, cover and let rest another 10 minutes. Finally let it cool and strain.

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