Mouth ulcers also known as canker sores, can make eating and drinking really difficult. They look like small white spots occurring on the inside of the cheek, or on tongue or on the inner side of the lip.Mouth ulcers usually happen due to intake of spicy food or due to lack of vitamin B2 in the diet. Viral infection or some minor injuries can also lead to mouth ulcers. One can treat them by some home based remedies.
One can treat the mouth ulcers as well as the bad smell by chewing holy basil leaves in the morning as well as in the evening with water. Another way out for bad smell and mouth ulcers is to gargle with Listerine on, a daily basis. Mulberry juice can also help in curing the mouth ulcers. Another effective treatment for the mouth ulcers can be the massaging gums with a mixture of coconut milk and honey, three four times a day.
A table spoon of coriander seeds when boiled in a cup of water and gargled three- four times in a day can help in treating the mouth ulcers. To attain a relief from the pain and irritation from mouth ulcers, one can apply some peppermint oil on them. One can consume banana with curd on regular basis to cure mouth ulcers. Another simple home remedy for mouth ulcers can be the application of a pinch of turmeric mixed with a tea spoon of glycerin on the mouth ulcers.
For fast relief one can apply and massage a bit of toothpaste on the ulcer.This can be done as many as five- six times in a day. One can make a paste of Indian gooseberry and apply it on the ulcers three- four times in a day. This heals ulcers effectively. Also, paste of one tea spoon of Indian gooseberry root when applied with honey on the ulcers; treats them efficiently. In addition to that, one should avoid tea, coffee and spicy food items.
Try consuming tomato juice on daily basis to treat mouth ulcers. Another simple home remedy can be to gargle several times in a day, alternatively with hot and cold water. A mixture of hydrogen peroxide and water taken in equal proportion can be applied on ulcers with cotton, to treat mouth ulcers.