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How to Get Rid of Garlic Breath and Garlic Smell from Hands

4. How to Get Rid of Garlic Breath and Garlic Smell from Hands

To get rid of garlic breath, brush, floss, nibble parsley—and drink milk: its fats and water help deodorize volatile compounds.

To get rid of garlic smell from your hands, rub garlicky-smelling hands with a lemon wedge, salt, baking soda or maybe even a piece of stainless steel, like your kitchen faucet (molecules in steel are thought to block odor-producing reactions). Rinse hands well with water.

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