There are two basic reasons that cause bad breath; bad oral hygiene and gastro intestinal problems. However, regardless of what reasons, the culprit behind bad breath is bacteria. If you go to see your dental doctor, he may suggest two things: Eat well and have a good oral hygiene habit.
Balance diet is essential to avoid bad mouth odor. You should take adequate amount of protein, carbohydrates, as well as a variety of vitamin-rich vegetables and fruits. In addition, brushing your teeth or gurgling with adequate amount of mouth-wash every day is the very basic way of maintaining good oral hygiene.
On the other hand, don’t you ever know that parsley is a big help in removing bad odor? According to experts, “the herb Parsley has the most help to eliminate bad odor, especially cigarette smoke”. “If you can’t find the fragrant celery, parsley and mint can also play a role to remove mouth odor”. An expert says, “just chew a significant amount of parsely everyday and see a difference in your mouth odor” – the longer time you chew, the better effect you get.
Throughout history, Parsley is used to treat kidney stone, bladder infection, and jaundice medications, as well as digestive aids. It is considered as reliable diuretic remedy which is often ignored today.
Its roots contain calcium, B-complex, Vitamin C, and iron. It can help nourish the glands and aide the body’s good uptake of calcium.
Parsley also contains magnesium and potassium.
Externally, Oil from Parsley leaves and roots are use to repel head lice, and it can be used to treat swellings.
Parsley juice is an excellent tonic for the blood vessels, particularly the capillaries and arterioles. But remember that raw parsley juice is a most potent juice and should never be taken alone in quantities of more than one or two ounces at a time unless it is mixed into a sufficient quantity of carrot or other juices. Parsley can help with expelling watery poisons, excess mucus, flatulence (gas), and reducing swollen or enlarged glands.
Pound the leaves of parsley and make a paste, mix with little water or tea to use on skin for easing symptoms from bug bites and stings.