Aloe Vera, natural remedy against bad breath

Aloe Vera, natural remedy against bad breath

Bad breath or halitosis can be caused by several factors, such as smoking, the consumption of coffee, alcohol or foods such as onions or garlic. However, it can also be caused by oral problems or an infection of the stomach, improper hygiene in the mouth or a problem with the gums. According to studies, there are about 80 causes that can cause this discomfort, of which 60% have oral or mouth causes, and another 17% are related to a problem in the digestive tract. Gastric reflux, gastritis caused by the bacteria known as Helicobacter pylori, Zenker's diverticula, gastric ulcers or neoplasia, among others, may be among the conditions that may have consequences on the breath. 

The Aloe Vera is a plant with multiple properties, also to mitigate that unpleasant odor of the mouth when it is caused by an infection an oral or stomach problem. The juice of the leaves of the Aloe Vera contain up to six different antiseptic agents such as lupeol, salicylic acid, urea nitrogen, cinnamic acid, phenol and sulfur. Aloe Vera, therefore, is an excellent cleanser and natural antiseptic, which easily penetrates the skin and tissues. 

Thanks to its bactericidal activity, the content of the leaves of Aloe Vera can fight several types of infections and bacteria, besides helping the immune system and the organism for its fungicidal, anti-inflammatory and nutritive property. 

Health for your mouth

In addition, to stop bad breath, Aloe Vera prevents dental caries, improves gum problems like bleeding or inflammation and helps to prevent or treat infections and wounds such as sores or canker sores, while strengthening the enamel and teeth. 

Aloe Vera protects the gums, prevents the appearance of dental caries and streptecocus mutans that causes tartar, in addition to reducing bacterial plaque on the teeth, one of the most frequent causes of dental caries and gum disease. Its regenerative property helps to strengthen the tissues and anthraquinones are effective to fight the germs that the teeth can contain, among other benefits. 

Allied for the stomach

Aloe Vera has been used since ancient times for its endless properties, which help to purify and maintain the healthy digestive system, a strong immune system and thus solve some of the causes of bad breath, which come from digestive problems. Among the uses of Aloe Vera that serve to solve stomach problems is its effectiveness for the healing of gastric and duodenal ulcers, its capacity to regenerate the gastric mucosa and to solve problems of acidity and gastritis, as well as being useful for cases of hiatal hernia or reflux. It is also an ally against constipation and chronic pain, to recover the internal pH of the stomach and provide extra nutrients naturally.

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