How to reduce bad breath from garlic, sataw, onion, durian, shrimp paste, fermented fish


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Thai food with seasoning And lots of spices that make it delicious and rich But it comes at the cost of the strong smell in those delicious food that sometimes we have to resist eating because of fear of bad breath. Or if you want to eat and inevitably try to find a way to reduce bad breath, which many times brushing and rinse your mouth still cannot reduce those smells.

Dr. Wanaporn Thongchom, Nutrition Scholar Food Sciences Group Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital Recommend ways to reduce bad breath from these strong food smells.


The smell of garlic comes from an enzyme in garlic that is converted to allicin produced by cutting or game joker chewing. Which this substance is a compound in the sulfur group Which causes bad breath and breath This scent can last up to 72 hours or 3 days.

Even if it makes a strong smell But the allicin in garlic stimulates the activity of antioxidant enzymes. Lowering blood pressure And fat in the blood

How to reduce garlic smell

1. Drink milk, especially fatty milk. Will be able to reduce odor better than skim milk Or skimmed milk Because milk contains water and fat as a component That can dissolve sulfur compounds dissolved in water And in both oil It can reduce the evaporation of garlic smell.

2. Fruit juice or citrus fruits, such as lemon juice, orange juice, because fruit juice is acidic. The acid will be able to inhibit the enzyme that changes the odor in garlic.


Sato is a legume plant. Contains phytochemicals that help fight free radicals. And reduce blood sugar Sato also contains sulfur-containing substances that can cause bad breath and breath as well. And our body will be excreted through urine. Causing our urine to have a strong smell as well