Bad Breath quickly eliminated by a Ginger compound

Bad Breath quickly eliminated by a Ginger compound

Bad Breath quickly eliminated by a Ginger compound

As the results of this study show, the pungent principle of ginger, the so-called 6-gingerol, makes the level of the enzyme sulfhydryl oxidase 1 in saliva increase 16-fold within a few seconds. The saliva and breath analyses carried out on human volunteers show that the enzyme breaks down malodorous sulfur-containing compounds

Matthias Bader, Theresa Stolle, Maximilian Jennerwein, Jürgen Hauck, Buket Sahin, Thomas Hofmann. Chemosensate-Induced Modulation of the Salivary Proteome and Metabolome Alters the Sensory Perception of Salt Taste and Odor-Active Thiols. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2018; 66 (29): 7740 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.8b02772

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