Canker sores are oral conditions that are both painful and unsightly. Women are more likely to get them than men. It is important to note that these ulcers that form in and around the mouth are not contagious and are not related to cold sores, which they are often confused with.
Some of the contributing factors to canker sores are injuries to the mouth, stress, smoking, hormonal changes, anemia, allergies and viral infections. These sores can cause burning, fevers, pain and swollen lymph nodes.
Today’s video will discuss natural ways to treat canker sores.
Coriander contains anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties. As such, it is a perfect tool for handling canker sores. There are several different ways that coriander can be used.
2. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera can help to speed up the healing process, while fighting germs and viruses.
Salt can help to remove fluid and infection from the sore, thus quickening the healing process.
Honey can also be placed in and around the sore to clean out germs and speed up the healing.
Sage is a spice that is effective in calming canker sores and relieving any pain and inflammation.
6. Baking Soda
Baking soda has the ability to clean out the sores and relief pain and inflammation.
7. Cayenne Pepper
The spiciness in cayenne pepper comes from the chemical capsaicin, which numbs the nerves in the body. This is extremely helpful in relieving pain and discomfort.
8. Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil has antiseptic properties that help to clear the skin of canker sores and to prevent them from appearing.
Do you, or someone you know, suffer from canker sores? Have you heard of these natural remedies? If you have, have you found relief from them? Let us know in our comment section.
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