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Hubby Complained About My Bad Breath

Author: Amity D.
Date: 07-23-2017
Views: 2,780
Word Count: 157
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 11205-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 1

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My husband started complaining that I was having bad breath. I had been using Theives Toothpaste as long as I had known him and this had never been an issue before. He wanted me to use his commercial mouthwash, but it only relieved the bad breath for a few hours and I didn't like the way it made my mouth feel.

I started looking for other solutions and I found one that worked. I took a spoon of Coconut oil and added 1 or 2 drops each of Tea Tree oil and Eucalyptus Globulus oil. I put it in my mouth and squished it around for about 15 minutes in the morning and spit it out. I did this every morning and he said I don't have bad breath anymore. Some people call this process "oil pulling".

Now I only do it about every other day. I was happy to find a natural and healthy solution that worked!

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Supporting Scientific Study
bad-breath-(Halitosis) - Study 1: "[Oil pulling] would benefit the general population by giving more confidence in the ancient practices, thus preventing tooth decay and loss." Study 2: "Oil pulling therapy has been equally effective like chlorhexidine on halitosis and organisms, associated with halitosis." Study 3: "The oil pulling therapy showed a reduction in the plaque index, modified gingival scores, and total colony count of aerobic microorganisms in the plaque of adolescents with plaque-induced gingivitis." Study 4: "Oil pulling can be used as an effective preventive adjunct in maintaining and improving oral health." Study 5: "The myth that the effect of oil-pulling therapy on oral health was just a placebo effect has been broken, and there are clear indications of possible saponification and emulsification process, which enhances its mechanical cleaning action."Link

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