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Natural remedies to cure mouth ulcers

Published on Aug 24, 2022 10:33 AM IST
  • The two most common causes of mouth ulcers are local trauma like rubbing a sharp edge on a broken filling or braces, biting one's lip and aphthous stomatitis ("canker sores"), a condition characterized by the recurrent formation of oral ulcers for largely unknown reasons.
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Canker sores, also known as mouth ulcers, are painful sores that occur in the mucous membrane of the oral cavity. These sores develop in the soft tissue lining of your gums, tongue, inner cheeks, lips or palate. While mostly harmless, they can cause pain and a lot of discomforts.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 24, 2022 10:33 AM IST

Canker sores, also known as mouth ulcers, are painful sores that occur in the mucous membrane of the oral cavity. These sores develop in the soft tissue lining of your gums, tongue, inner cheeks, lips or palate. While mostly harmless, they can cause pain and a lot of discomforts.(Shutterstock)

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Saltwater: Add a tablespoon of salt to lukewarm water and gargle thoroughly once you are done make sure to gargle with plain water to get rid of the salty taste from your mouth. This helps soothe pain and discomfort.(Instagram) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 24, 2022 10:33 AM IST

Saltwater: Add a tablespoon of salt to lukewarm water and gargle thoroughly once you are done make sure to gargle with plain water to get rid of the salty taste from your mouth. This helps soothe pain and discomfort.(Instagram)

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Clove oil: Clove is used in a wide range of oral hygiene products for its eugenol and antimicrobial properties. Apply the oil directly to the ulcers to get relief. Rinse your mouth with warm water after the application.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 24, 2022 10:33 AM IST

Clove oil: Clove is used in a wide range of oral hygiene products for its eugenol and antimicrobial properties. Apply the oil directly to the ulcers to get relief. Rinse your mouth with warm water after the application.(Unsplash)

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Orange juice: This citric food is packed in vitamin C which may help cure mouth ulcers. Drinking two glasses of freshly squeezed orange juice every day. Several studies suggest that a lack of vitamin C can lead to mouth ulcers.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 24, 2022 10:33 AM IST

Orange juice: This citric food is packed in vitamin C which may help cure mouth ulcers. Drinking two glasses of freshly squeezed orange juice every day. Several studies suggest that a lack of vitamin C can lead to mouth ulcers.(Unsplash)

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Honey: Apply honey directly to the ulcers and make sure to keep reapplying every few hours for better results. The antimicrobial properties in honey can aid in repairing any open wound quickly.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 24, 2022 10:33 AM IST

Honey: Apply honey directly to the ulcers and make sure to keep reapplying every few hours for better results. The antimicrobial properties in honey can aid in repairing any open wound quickly.(Unsplash)

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Coconut oil: This magic ingredient is found in every Indian household for its versatility and healing powers. Apply the oil directly to the ulcers before going to bed. Coconut oil has antimicrobial properties that help reduce ulcers naturally.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 24, 2022 10:33 AM IST

Coconut oil: This magic ingredient is found in every Indian household for its versatility and healing powers. Apply the oil directly to the ulcers before going to bed. Coconut oil has antimicrobial properties that help reduce ulcers naturally.(Unsplash)

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