Fix for Onion Breath

HouseHold Magic
April 28, 2011
Bottom Line's Household Magic
Joan Wilen & Lydia Wilen

That Greek salad you got from the deli had a mess of red onion mixed in it. It was tasty, but now your breath smells like an onion farm! Here’s a quick, low-cost fix: Mix one-half teaspoon of baking soda into a cup of water, then swish it around your mouth one gulp at a time. Spit out each gulp after about a minute of swishing. (Be careful not to swallow this mouthwash.) By the time you’ve rinsed your mouth with the entire cup, your breath should smell fresh and onion-free.

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Source: Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen are health investigators based in New York City who have spent decades collecting "cures from the cupboard." They are authors of Bottom Line's Treasury of Home Remedies & Natural Cures and Bottom Line's Household Magic. They are authors of the free e-letter Household Magic Daily Tips

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