We all know how repulsive onion breath is. Talking to a person, & finding him constantly trying to conclude the conversation can be one bad and embarrassing consequence of onion breath. Well, I would never aim for such image, will you? If not then go on and read the top 7 methods of getting rid of the bad and repulsive onion breath. If you have any other in mind then do share here and let others know. You never know if becomes if some help to others.
Top 8 Ways To Get Rid Of Onion Breathe
1. Eat Mint
You might have noticed the presence of mint in various mouth fresheners and mouth washes. Well, it is the amazing smell of mint that makes it an amazing remedy for anything related to bad odor. If you want to know the reason behind mint being an excellent remedy for onion breath, you must know that mint is loaded with chlorophyll which helps it refresh the breath. Also, it has mild antiseptic properties that fades the bad breath caused by the bacteria. You can drink mint tea, chew fresh parsley or consume eatables having the presence of mint in them. Eat right after you have onion or onion dishes or when you naturally experience the smell in your mouth.
2. Apple Cider Vinegar
The main function of apple cider vinegar is to neutralize the breath plus destroying the bacteria contributing to bad smell.
You may mix ½ teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in a cup of warm water and gargle your mouth for 10 seconds 2-3 times every day. Alternatively, you may go for a solution made from the mixture of ¼ teaspoon of apple cider vinegar, 3 drops of clove oil and 1 tablespoon of honey in a glass of warm water. Using this solution as a remedy for onion odor, helps in eliminating the onion breath.
It is the strong and sweet aroma of cardamom that helps in fighting onion breath. Fading the onion breath, it helps in refreshing the breath. After every onion-rich meal, chew cardamom. You may drink 1-2 cup of cardamom tea daily. To prepare the tea, simply add few crushed cardamom in boiling water and drink when it cools down. If you want, you can drink cardamom green tea as well.
4. Good Hygiene
I must say that good hygiene is the solution to all the health problems be it onion smell or bad odor. Every day, brush your teeth right after you have something. Clean your tongue clearly as the germs are found to be attached with the tongue only. Finish the brushing with a natural mouth wash.
An apple a day, keeps the doctor away. Knowing that along with other health benefits, apple can make an absolute remedy for onion breath, I would definitely keep apple in priority from now onwards. It has natural enzymes that help to break down the sulphur present in onion and responsible for the bad breath. Drink one cup of fresh apple juice daily. Eat an apple daily to prevent the bad odor of onion.
6. Use Lemon As A remedy
This citric fruit helps in neutralizing the odor of the mouth. The antibacterial property of lemon kills the bacteria responsible for causing bad odor. To have lemon, squeeze it properly with one cup of water first. Have a big sip and gargle your mouth thoroughly. Do this 2-3 times every day and you will find the onion breath giving up. Alternatively, you can also suck a lemon wedge to get rid of the onion odor.
7. Have Milk
Although some people find a slight smell in milk as well but you when it comes to the onion odor, milk proves to be a neutralizer, neutralizing sulphur (cause of bad odor) present in onion. Milk also acts as a natural mouth wash. However makes sure that you have skim milk. Just sip on a glass full of full-fat milk regularly till the onion breath goes away. You may drink it before or during a meal. Also, have mouth wash after every meal.
8. Have Some Green Tea
Green tea is believed to emerge as an excellent remedy for a number of problems. It bears amazing benefits on the inner health and can fulfill the purpose when applied topically as well. What can be more amazing than finding something as a solution that besides solving the problem bears other health benefits as well? Drinking green tea daily refreshes the breath and kills the germs responsible for the odor. Drinking green tea regularly also makes the breath healthy and refreshing.