If you are anything like me you are addicted to chewing gum. With all the artificial ingredients and sweeteners you may be looking for something a little more natural.
Peppermint Oil Benefits for Breath
Peppermint Oil (Mentha × piperita) has a very naturally, fresh smelling fragrance that permeates your breath when placed in the mouth, throat or tongue. This effects will last up to an hour or two and you may even taste peppermint when drinking liquids or if you happen to burp. This is the same essential oil that is used in flavoring foods, gums, and candies! When you buy it concentrated you definitely get more value for your money.
Is it safe?
Peppermint is one of the few essential oils that is considered safe to ingest when diluted or consumed in very small doses. If you have any concerns about ingesting peppermint oil please consult your physician first.
Peppermint Oil Breath Freshener Recipe:
- 1 Part Peppermint Oil (Organic Pharmaceutical Grade)
- 3 Parts Chlorophyll (Organic)
- Mix the two ingredients in a small glass container of your choice. Either drop one or two drops on your tongue or on the back of your hand and lick!
Buy Peppermint Essential Oil:
Highest Quality: Mountain Rose Herbs
Expect to pay a bit more for a higher quality oil. Always choose the highest quality oil if you plan on using internally or topically.
Best Value per ounce: NOW Brands
This brand is less expensive per ounce, but still offers a great value.