How To Make Mouth Freshener - Ayurvedic Mouth Freshener
Updated: Nov 10
Well if you think an Ayurvedic mouth freshener is only to get rid of bad breath then my dear it ALSO HELPS IN DIGESTION and TAKES AWAY SWEET CRAVINGS which MOST OF US Crave after meals.
It is highly recommended to have Ayurvedic mouth freshener in postpartum from day one after birth as it has medicinal properties which promote good gut health.
This particular ayurvedic mouth freshener you can make in powder of it if you would like to give it to a 5 - 12 year old too as it will only do good. Limit it to 1/2 teaspoon only for young kids in a day.
One more way to use it - Add it to Paan if you enjoy eating that, it will enhance the taste and make it more beneficial.
Preparation & Cooking Time: 10 - 15 minutes
1 cup fennel seeds (Saunf)
4 tablespoons white sesame seeds (Safed Til)
4 tablespoons flax seeds (Alsi)
4 tablespoons carom seeds (Ajwain)
1 tablespoon shredded dried coconut (kasa hua sookha nariyal)
2 tablespoons rock candy thinly sliced (Bareek kati hui supari)
2 teaspoon ginger powder (Adrak ka powder/ Sonth)
2 teaspoon cinnamon powder (Dalchini powder)
2 teaspoon clove powder (Laung powder)
Method To Prepare:
Heat a pan, add fennel seeds (Sauf), Flax seeds (Alsi) dry roast till fragrant on medium flame. Continuous stirring is required. Transfer to a bowl and let it cool.
In the same pan now dry roast sesame seeds (Til), and carom seeds (Ajwain) until they start leaving an aroma and you see sesame seeds turning very light brown or seeds start making a cracking sound. Continuous stirring is required. Transfer to a bowl and let it cool.
In the same hot pan with NO flame roast rock candy (supari) and shredded dried coconut (kasa hua sookha nariyal) for 1- 2 min just so that if there is any moisture it will crispy again. Transfer to a bowl and cool.
Once everything has cooled down in a bowl mix all the seeds and powders. Store in an airtight container.