Mouth ulcers, also called Aphthous ulcers, are sores appearing in the mouth, mostly inside of the cheeks, that can be quite painful while drinking, eating, or brushing teeth. Mostly mouth ulcers are harmless and clear up on their own but if these sores persist more than 3 weeks, medical advice is necessary.
The exact cause of mouth ulcers is unknown and is mostly varies from case-to-case. However, still there are many common causes and factors that might result in mouth ulcers including hormonal changes, stress or anxiety, certain medications such as beta-blockers and pain killers, nutritional deficiency, etc.
Mouth ulcers can cause a great pain that can be aggravated by drink, food and poor oral hygiene. The symptoms of mouth ulcers vary depending on the type of ulcers.
Here are eight home remedies that are present in every kitchen and have proven efficiency in treating mouth ulcers:
Honey is an effective ingredient to get rid of mouth ulcers due to its antibacterial properties. It holds moisture and prevents the mouth from becoming dry. Moreover, honey also speed up the process of new tissue growth. Many health experts suggests that those suffering with mouth ulcers should apply raw homey to the ulcer or even mixing it with some amla powder and gently rubbing on the affected area can also provide relief.
2. Coconut Oil
Coconut oil has natural inflammatory properties, which make it a perfect ingredient to cure mouth ulcers. One just needs to swish some coconut oil around his mouth and then spit it out. Doing this several times a day generally helps in reducing swelling and relieves the pain.
3. Mulethi Powder
Mulethi works exceptionally in dealing with mouth ulcers cause due to stomach problems. It is always recommended to consume this powder with water or with some honey as it helps in cleaning the stomach and removing toxins, which could be responsible for the ulcers.
4. Clove oil
Clove oil along with its eugenol content is used extensively for treating oral problems quickly and very effectively. In curing mouth ulcers, the antimicrobial action and healing properties of clove oil work outstandingly.
5. Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is one of the famous remedies for pain management. It contains capsaicin, which helps to numb the pain along with killing any microbes present at the site of the mouth ulcer.
6. Aloe Vera Juice
Aloe vera juice, a simple home remedy, is the easiest way to treat mouth ulcers. One just needs to swish some aloe vera juice a couple of times in the day to get relief from mouth ulcers. It has natural anti-inflammatory properties and drinking its juice helps to cure even stomach ulcers. Aloe vera provides relief by reducing acidic secretions and healing the stomach lining.
Turmeric is a famous antiseptic and is used both internally and topically to treat infections. Its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties make it a perfect ingredient to deal with mouth ulcer as it can give you quick relief.
8. Tulsi Leaves
Tulsi leaves are known to have some therapeutic effects. People with mouth ulcer are advised to chew some fresh leaves and drink water to swallow them. These leaves may taste a bit bitter but they really work.
However, in a number of cases, mouth ulcers can be caused due to some imbalance in the intestines or stomach. Therefore, experts also advise people to eat light meals and drink lot of fluids to keep their stomach clean. Moreover, you should add a great deal of probiotics in your diet such as yogurt, because they help in strengthening the gut flora.
Friends, as you all know very well that classical homeopathic medicines are prescribed only on the basis of TOTALITY OF SYMPTOMS with a clear cut identification of disease in patient and patient in disease also, even then we are providing here just a few homeopathic medicines for different types of medical problems in a short way.
But reader is advised very strongly to use the medicines only under medical supervision and these medicines should never ever consumed without proper consultation with your doctor or GP.
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