Remedies for Mouth Ulcers

Mouth Ulcers

Mouth ulcers or canker sores are the painful and small lesions develop in your mouth. Mouth ulcers or canker sores can make your talking, eating and even drinking uncomfortable. Mouth ulcers are not infectious but normally go away just in a week. But canker sores are contagious and extremely painful. Major causes of mouth ulcers are hard brushing, injury from dental work, accidental bite, sports injury and fungal or bacterial infections.Mouth UlcersHere are some of the home remedies you should try to prevent mouth ulcer.


Honey is one of the great remedies for this problem. It works due to antibacterial properties. Honey prevents your mouth from becoming dry and also retains moisture. It also speeds up the process of growth of new tissues. You can directly apply honey on your ulcer. Optionally you can add some amla powder. Rub this mixture on an affected area. Another option is to add the pinch of turmeric. It is also a good healer. 

Tulsi Leaves

Tulsi leaves is a natural herb. It is quite easy and simple remedy to use. Chew some fresh leaves of Tulsi. Drink water to swallow them properly. You might find it bit bitter but it is really effective. Alternatively, boil some fenugreek leaves in water. Do gargles with this water 2 to 3 times a day.

Aloe Vera Juice

For getting relief from this problem, swish some Aloe Vera juice a couple of times. Repeat this process daily. It is one of the easiest home remedies that deal the mouth ulcers. Aloe Vera deals this problem due to natural anti-inflammatory properties. Intake of Aloe Vera solution is so effective that it cures the stomach alter too. It reduces the acidic secretions and also offers relief by healing the stomach lining

Coconut Oil or Ghee

Swish some coconut oil around in your mouth and then spit it out. It is one of the easiest and greatest remedy due to its natural inflammatory properties. It soothes the pain and relieves the swelling. You might have told by your grandmother that for mouth ulcers desi ghee is known as the age-old remedy. Apply desi ghee on the ulcer and spit it out after few minutes.Mouth Ulcers


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