12 Home Remedies for Mouth Ulcer

Mouth ulcers are very common which are painful and irritating. Mouth ulcers come on the lips, inside of the cheeks, on the surface of the tongue and under the tongue. A burning sensation and tingling are few of the signs of mouth ulcer.

They can occur either in clusters or can also be single and are yellow or white in color. problem is not serious which heals within 8 - 10 days. However, there are other types of mouth ulcers ie - Major and herpetiform ulcers, which take long duration to heal.

Major ulcers are deeper and more than 8-10 mm in diameter. Herpetiform ulcers are seen as group of small ulcers. Here we have mentioned some ayurvedic home remedies which are beneficial for the treatment of mouth ulcers.

Causes of Mouth ulcer

* Eating spicy food
* Eating oily food
* accidental cheek bites
* Rough dentures
* Emotional stress
* Constipation
* Indigestion
* Harmonal changes

12 Home Remedies for Mouth Ulcer

1 * Water *

Add 2 tsp salt to 1 glass of warm water and stir it well. Rinse mouth 3 times every day with this solution.

2 * Coriander *

Mix a handful of coriander leaves in 1 cup of water and heat it for about 15 - 20 minutes. Strain it and cool it down till luke warm. Rinse mouth with this 3 times every day.

3 * Black Tea *

Get a black tea bag and dip it in lukewarm water, then keep it on the affected part for about 15 mins.

4 * Onion *

Onions have properties of healing and relieving the pains. Cut and make slice of onion and place the onion slice on the affected part for about 15 - 20 mins.

5 * Coconut Milk *

Coconut milk is very effective for this problem.
Take 1 tbsp of coconut milk and add little honey to it. Apply it on the affected part 3 - time in a day. Also rinsing of mouth with coconut milk gives fast relief.

6 * Lico Rice *

Licorice root has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. This herb forms a protective coating on the mucous membranes and gives relief from irritation and pain.
Mix 1 tbsp of crushed licorice root in glass of water for about 3 hours and rinse mouth with this mixture frequently through out the day.

7 * Tomato *

Eating raw tomato and also consuming its juice is beneficial in treating mouth ulcers.

8 * Honey *

Honey, having antioxidant and antimicrobial properties, soothes ulcers, since it retains moisture and helps in healing.
Take a cotton piece and dip it in honey. Spread it on the affected area to get good relief from ulcer pain and irritation.

9 * Gooseberry *

Prepare a paste of Indian gooseberry and apply it on the affected area. Repeat this at least 3 times a day.

10 * Holy Basil *

Chew about 6 of holy basil leaves and drink some water. Do this at least for 4 - 5 times in a day.

11 * Water *

Take 1 cup of hot water and 1 cup of chilled water. Gargle alternatively with cold and hot water.

12 * Banana *

Eat banana and curd early in the morning.

Caution: Please use our home remedies after proper guidence and research.You accept that you are following our advice at your own risk.Use our remedies after consulting the concerned doctor.