Homemade mouthwash is useful to get fresh breath and bright teeth. In the homemade toothpaste, you can add antiseptic, anti-inflammatory essential oils, such as tea tree or peppermint, along with mild abrasives like salt, clay and baking soda. The homemade toothpaste is quite effective that can remove plaque, control tartar, keep your gums healthy without the harmful effects of chemicals such as saccharin, whiteners, bleaches, and artificial flavors and colors used in commercial toothpastes. Antiseptic mouth rinse, often called mouthwash , is an oral hygiene product that claims to kill the germs that cause plaque , gingivitis , and bad breath.
Common use involves rinsing one's mouth with about 20 ml (2/3 oz ) of mouthwash two times a day after brushing. The mouthwash is typically swished or gargled for about half a minute and then spit out. Active ingredients in commercial brands of mouthwash can include thymol , eucalyptol , methyl salicylate , menthol , chlorhexidine gluconate , hydrogen peroxide and sometimes enzymes and calcium.
Ingredients also include water , sweeteners such as sorbitol and Sodium saccharine , and a significant amount of alcohol (around 20%). Because of the alcohol content, it is possible to fail a breathalyzer test after rinsing one's mouth. A salt mouthwash is a homemade treatment for mouth infections and is made by dissolving a teaspoon of salt in a cup of warm water.
A Mouthwashe will help to eliminate bad breath and promote overall mouth and gum health. These homemade recipes can remove plaque, keep you gums healthy and contro tartar. There are many Mouthwashes and toothpastes available in the market that will refresh your breadth but you can make your own Homemade Mouthwash at home easily.
Homemade Spearmint Mouthwash
6 ounces water
2 ounces vodka
4 teaspoons liquid glycerine
1 teaspoon aloe vera gel
10-15 drops Spearmint essential oil
Boil water and vodka, add glycerine and aloe vera gel. Remove from the heat, let cool slightly. Add spearmint oil, shake well. Pour into bottle, cap tightly.