Mouth ulcers are painful to bear. It makes eating and talking difficult and looks gross too. It can happen to anyone due to a deficiency of vitamins and minerals. You don’t need to see a doctor for a common mouth ulcer. Natural remedies can cure and prevent mouth ulcers effectively.
Rub the affected area with an ice cube to reduce the pain or fill your mouth with ice-cold water for some time. However, this will only offer instant relief and not heal the swelling.
Chew on a clove and direct the juice on the ulcer to alleviate the pain.
Rinse your mouth with salt water to prevent infection in the mouth. Salt water will kill the bacteria and help dry the ulcer up. It will provide instant relief as well.
The adaptogen in holy basil helps adapt to the pain and make you immune to it. The antibacterial property also cures the ulcer from within and prevents its reappearance.
Honey And Turmeric
Mix a pinch of turmeric powder in honey and apply it on the affected area. The antimicrobial and antibacterial properties or honey and turmeric will heal the ulcer from the toot. Also, honey being a natural humectant, dehydration is prevented and tissue growth is encouraged.
Drink coconut water and apply some coconut oil on the affected area to soothe the pain and reduce the inflammation.
With these effective tips the mouth ulcer should heal in 2-3 days instead of taking a week as it normally does. If it doesn’t heal even after a week, consult a doctor for other suspected issues like oral cancer.