Mouth ulcers are also known as Canker Sores. Mouth ulcers can be painful. Chewing and consumption of food may become difficult with the problem of mouth ulcers. Further, mouth ulcers can also cause bad breath.

20 Home Remedies For Mouth Ulcers

In extreme cases mouth ulcers can result in fever. Mouth ulcers generally disappear within 7 – 10 days. It is interesting to note that there are various home remedies for mouth ulcers. These remedies can be used to treat mouth ulcers without any need to worry about the side effects.

20 Home Remedies For Mouth Ulcers

Chew Basil Leaves

Basil leaves can be chewed with water in order to treat mouth ulcers. This process should be repeated atleast 2 times in a day.

This remedy is considered as one of the most effective home remedies for the treatment of mouth ulcers. An individual can chew 3 – 5 basil leaves at a time for obtaining desired results.

Basil leaves

Consume Onion

Consumption of raw onion can also help in the treatment of mouth ulcers. Onion can also be consumed as part of other food items. Onion is considered as an effective remedy for mouth ulcers because it contains sulphur.

Onion Cure

Use Tomato

An individual can consume raw tomato to deal with the problem of mouth ulcers. Tomato slices can be included in the salad items consumed by an individual on a daily basis.

Another option is to gargle with tomato juice. Gargling with tomato juice can be done 2 – 3 times in a day to obtain best results.

Tomato juice

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Use Sage/Calendula Tea

Sage tea can be used as another home remedy for mouth ulcers. An individual can gargle with sage tea to treat mouth ulcers. Sage tea can be prepared by boiling dried sage in water. However, gargling should be done only after the tea has cooled down. Another option is to prepare calendula tea and gargle with this tea to deal with the problem of mouth ulcers.

Sage Leaves Tea

Use Turmeric Powder

A paste of turmeric powder and glycerine (1 tablespoon) can be directly applied on the mouth ulcers. Another option is to use water in place of glycerine.

Turmeric

Use Salt

Gargling with salt water can also help in the treatment of mouth ulcers. Salt water can give quick results. Direct application of salt on the affected area can also give effective results.

Salt Solution

Use Peppermint Oil

Direct application of peppermint oil can also reduce the pain associated with mouth ulcers. This remedy can be used 2 times in a day. It is important to keep the peppermint oil applied for atleast 15 – 20 minutes before washing the mouth with water.

Peppermint Oil

Eat Yogurt and Cottage Cheese

Yogurt can be treated as another effective home remedy for mouth ulcers. Consumption of yogurt (multiple times in a day) can help an individual in the treatment of mouth ulcers. Another option is to eat banana and yogurt in the morning. Cottage cheese can also be used as a home remedy for mouth ulcers.

Yogurt

Use Baking Soda

Application of baking soda paste on mouth ulcers can give quick results. This paste can be prepared by mixing baking soda and water.

Baking Soda

Drink Orange Juice

Regular consumption of fresh orange juice (3 -4 times in a day) can also help in the treatment of mouth ulcers. It is interesting to note that one of the causes of mouth ulcers is Vitamin C deficiency. Orange juice is rich in Vitamin C and therefore its regular consumption can give highly effective results.

orange juice

Use Coconut Milk

Gargling with coconut milk can also help in curing mouth ulcers. This remedy should be used atleast 3 – 4 times in a day for best results. Another option is apply a mix of honey and coconut milk on mouth ulcers.

Coconut Milk

Drink Buttermilk

Another home remedy for mouth ulcers is buttermilk. An individual having mouth ulcers should consume buttermilk regularly to treat mouth ulcers. Buttermilk is considered as one of the most effective home remedies for mouth ulcers.

Buttermilk

Gargle With Water

Gargling with hot and cold water on an alternate basis can also help in curing mouth ulcers. This remedy is simple to use and requires 2 cups of water (one hot and one cold).

Salt Water Gargles

Drink Mulberry Juice

Mulberry juice is another home remedy for mouth ulcers. An individual suffering from mouth ulcers should consume mulberry juice on a regular basis. Mulberry juice helps in reducing the pain and irritation resulting from mouth ulcers.

Drink Mulberry Juice

Use Coriander Seeds

An individual can use coriander seeds to treat mouth ulcers. Gargling with coriander seeds water can give effective results. This water can be prepared by boiling coriander seeds (1 tablespoon) in water. This remedy should be used 3 – 4 times in a day for getting relief from the problem of mouth ulcers.

Coriander Seeds

Use Aloe Vera Juice

Another home remedy for mouth ulcers is aloe vera juice. Gargling with aloe vera juice 2 – 3 times in a day can help an individual in treating mouth ulcers.

Aloe Vera Juice

Apply Tea Tree Oil

Direct application of tea tree oil on mouth ulcers can also give quick results. It is important to apply tea tree oil before going to bed at night. Another option is to apply tea tree oil 3 – 4 times in a day to obtain best results. Tea tree oil can also be mixed with hot water and salt and this mixture can be used as a mouthwash for curing mouth ulcers. It is important to note that this mixture should not be swallowed.

Tea Tree Oil

Use Cinnamon Powder

An individual having mouth ulcers can add cinnamon powder to a cup of lukewarm water and gargle with this water for treating mouth ulcers. It is essential to note that this remedy should be used in the morning to obtain best results.

Cinnamon

Use Listerine

Listerine can be used for treating mouth ulcers. Gargling with Listerine not only helps in curing mouth ulcers but also helps in preventing bad breath resulting from mouth ulcers.

Listerine

Eat Papaya

Consumption of fresh papaya can also help in the treatment of mouth ulcers. It is very important for an individual having mouth ulcers to avoid consumption of hot and spicy food. Drinking water regularly and reducing stress can also help in the treatment of mouth ulcers.

Papaya

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