Mouth ulcers, also called canker sores mostly occur on the inner cheek, inner lip,
tongue, soft palate, floor of the mouth, and sometimes the throat.
Causes of Mouth Ulcers
The various causes of mouth ulcers are:
• High intake of spicy or acidic food
• Lack of vitamin B2 in the diet
• Minor injuries
• Viral infections
Home Remedies for Mouth Ulcers
Take 4-5 leaves of holy basil and chew them in the morning and evening with
water. This cures the mouth ulcers and prevents the bad smell from the mouth.
This is very good home remedy for mouth ulcers.
Mouth Ulcers remedy - Intake of mulberry juice is also beneficial as it
provides relief from mouth ulcers.
Massaging the gums with coconut milk and honey thrice a day is also
beneficial mouth ulcers treatment.
Diet for mouth ulcers - Take 1 tsp of coriander seeds in 1 cup of water and boil
to make slightly warm. Gargle 3-4 times a day. This is also effective home
remedy for mouth ulcers.
Application of peppermint oil to the mouth ulcers gives relief from pain and
Diet for mouth ulcers - Daily intake of banana with curd in the morning
also cures mouth ulcers.
Mix a pinch of turmeric powder to 1 tsp glycerin and apply this solution on ulcers.
This is one of the effective and simple home remedies for mouth ulcers.
Make a solution of 2 oz hydrogen peroxide, 2 oz water, 1 tsp of salt and baking
soda. Rinse the mouth with this solution but remember do not swallow that
solution. This is also effective home remedy for mouth ulcers.
Gargling daily with Listerine prevents bad smell from the mouth and also mouth
Application of any toothpaste on the area many times a day gives quick relief
from mouth ulcers.
Make a paste of amla (Indian gooseberry) and apply on the ulcers 2-3 times a day.
This is one of the effective home remedies for mouth ulcers.
Highly spiced foods, hot tea and coffee should be avoided.
Mix 1 tsp finely powdered Indian Gooseberry root bark with honey. Apply this to
the affected areas. This is also effective home remedy for mouth ulcers.
Daily intake of tomatoes juice is also beneficial for the mouth ulcers treatment.
Apply hydrogen peroxide (1 part hydrogen peroxide and one part water) with a
cotton swab on the ulcers. This is one of the effective natural remedy for mouth
Gargle alternately with hot and cold water. This is one of the simplest mouth
Chew on 5-6 tulsi (holy basil leaves) and sip some water. Repeat 5-6 times a day.
This is also one of the effective natural remedy for mouth ulcers.