See What Causes Bad Breath And How to Prevent It
Halitosis is a curse that has plagued humanity since ancient times. To conquer bad breath, the ancient Greeks reputedly used home remedies like rinsing with white wine, anise seed, and myrrh, while the Italians mixed up a mouthwash of sage, cinnamon, juniper seeds, root of cypress, and rosemary leaves.
But what causes it, and why is it so universally terrifying?
Today, of course, Americans still worry that their breath smells bad and swish capful after capful of mouthwashes that often contain little more than alcohol and flavoring to fix it.
Is bad breath bogging you down? Here are some quick home remedies for a common problem.