Halitosis

HOW TO GET WELL
THE DRUGLESS WAY

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First Draft © Dennis Rocke & Dr J. M. Mungavin 1983

Updated Dennis Rocke © 2022

Halitosis

(Bad Breath)

This is occasionally a sign of an illness, but is usually simply caused by:

  • Eating onions
  • Eating garlic
  • Drinking alcohol
  • Poor oral hygiene
  • Smoking
  • Dry mouth
  • Infections in the mouth
  • Tonsil stones

Persistent bad breath could be caused from a mouth infection, sinusitis, or a lung disorder such as bronchiectasis which is a lung disorder where one or more of the bronchi or air passages leading from the trachea (windpipe) are distorted and stretched and therefore have damaged linings. This used to be quite common and was caused from a childhood chest infection such as measles, tuberculosis, pertussis (whooping cough) or a severe bacterial pneumonia.

Most cases of bad breath are definitely caused by a gastro-intestinal disorder, chronic constipation, or slow-moving intestinal output. This in turn causes waste matter to be expelled by the lungs which means that the foul-smelling waste products eliminated by the lungs are excreted through the nose and mouth hence bad breath. The cause being constipation or sluggish intestines is what needs to be treated to correct the complaint. A very common cause of bad breath is the lack of digestion or very slow digestion of animal proteins or a deficiency of gastric enzymes and putrefaction of proteins due to overeating.
Take plenty of exercise as lack of exercise is certainly a cause of constipation and if it is constipation that is causing the bad breath, then exercise is one way of helping resolve the situation.

DIET

Follow the health diet with emphasis on eating laxative type foods such as:

  • Figs
  • Pears
  • Psyllium seeds (purchased from a good health shop)
  • Soaked prunes
  • Vegetables

Chew everything extremely well. Take a strong laxative, one that a GP recommends the day before starting the treatment so that the bowels are as empty as possible. After elimination due to the laxative, in the morning on an empty stomach take a tablespoon of virgin olive oil followed by about half a pint of lemon juice mixed with an equal amount of water. Take this formula every morning for at least 2 weeks.

FOODS TO A VOID

Carbohydrate foods such as:

  • Any baked foods
  • Eggs
  • Even whole-grain bread which is normally beneficial to good health
  • Meat
  • White bread
  • White sugar

Avoid overeating of any food.

Daily Supplements (Recommended)
Vitamin B6  

50 mg

 

Vitamin C  

3,000 mg daily

 

Alfalfa  

6 tablets

 

Betaine Hydrochloride  

1 tablet 3 times a day

 

Brewer’s Yeast  

As directed

 

Natural Multi Vitamins  

Take as prescribed by the manufacturer.

 

Tilandsia  

2 tablets

 

Whey Powder  

As directed

 

Zinc  

50 mg

 

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