Difference Effect Between Gargling with Green Tea Water and Cinnamon Decoction Against Halitosis

Oktanauli, Poetry and Taher, Pinka and Prayogi, Nadia Safira and Timur, Farah Andita (2019) Difference Effect Between Gargling with Green Tea Water and Cinnamon Decoction Against Halitosis. In: ICEASD & ICCOSED 2019, 1-2 April 2019, Kendari, Indonesia.

[thumbnail of PDF]
Preview
Text (PDF)
eai.1-4-2019.2287237.pdf - Published Version

Download (311kB) | Preview

Abstract

Halitosis is an unpleasant odor. The main cause of halitosis is Volatile Sulfur Compounds (VSC). There is an easy way to overcome halitosis in everyday life. Therefore, this paper is aimed to give information about what is the differences effect between gargling with green tea water and cinnamon decoction against halitosis. The results showed that the average halitosis score in green tea was higher than cinnamon. Green tea is a type of tea that has a very high catechins content. Catechins are compounds that can inhibit the growth of bacteria that cause halitosis. Benefits possessed by cinnamon is derived from the chemical compounds contained in cinnamon essential oil. Eugenol is the main content in cinnamon that has antibacterial properties, so it can reduce the score of halitosis. The writer concludes that gargling with cinnamon decoction, proved to be more effective in lowering the halitosis score compared to green tea.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: green tea water cinnamon decoction halitosis
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2021 07:22
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2021 07:22
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/6499

Actions (login required)

View Item
View Item