Canker sores are painful blister inside the mouth. Often present on the tongue, inside of cheeks, on gums or inside of lips. They are generally white or yellow surrounded by a red halo. Canker sores are not contagious and go away itself after some time, but are painful and make it very difficult to drink or eat. So it is important to know about home remedies for canker sores as they can strike anyone without any warning.
1. Salt Water
Salt water is natural disinfectant and will help you in fast healing your canker sore. Dissolve 1 tsp of salt in water and rinse your mouth for some seconds and spit it off and rinse your mouth with fresh water
2. Baking-Soda rinse
Rinsing your mouth with baking soda it will neutralize the acids in your mouth as baking soda is alkaline base and will also kill the bacteria and help the sore heal quickly. Rinse your mouth with warm water having 1 tsp of baking soda.
3. Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is a rich source of acetic acid which helps to curb bad bacteria and curing your canker sore.
4. Eat Yogurt
Yogurt is filled with good bacteria, it will cure canker sore and maintain your oral flora. Cool yogurt will also help you to soothe the pain.
5. Chamomile Tea
Chamomile has antiseptic abilities which will help you in healing canker sores. Drinking warm Chamomile tea will help you in speeding up healing time.
These home remedies are good for mild canker sore but if the problem of canker sore persists for long please consult your doctor.
Disclaimer: The article is just for informational purpose. And all information facts are personal opinion of the author.