Monthly Archives: July 2013

DIY Herbal Lemon Spice Mouthwash

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Making your own mouthwash is a great way to improve your oral health
(and breath), avoid unnecessary (and sometimes scary) ingredients, all while saving money. The ingredients below were carefully chosen for their proven germ fighting benefits.

  • Apple cider vinegar is antiseptic and is often recommended by naturopathic professionals as a solution to bad breath.
  • Lemon essential oil is anti-viral, astringent, detoxifying, anti-inflammatory and bactericidal.
  • Peppermint essential oil is a well known antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, antimicrobial, antiseptic, astringent, as well as an excellent breath freshener.
  • Clove essential oil  is freshening, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and an analgesic.

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