Canker sores in the mouth: here's how to get rid of them naturally within minutes without using any medicine

Without seriousness, canker sores are small sores inside the cheeks, on the tongue, or on the gums. Several factors favor their appearance: it is clear that infection inside the mouth, but also stress, anxiety, smoking cessation, hormonal changes ... In addition, toothpastes containing sodium lauryl sulfate can make the mucous membranes more vulnerable. To find out, test a toothpaste that does not contain it.

Bicarbonate and yogurt for prevention
Are you often bothered by mouth ulcers? Rinse the mouth regularly, or even every evening, with a baking soda mouthwash: one teaspoon in one glass of water.

Eat plain yogurt every day: The Lactobacillus acidophilus bacteria it contains helps prevent. They can also promote healing.

driving tea
Thanks to tannins, tea dries sores. It relieves pain and promotes their disappearance. You can use black tea, or green tea, which is often rich in tannins. Two options for use ... Either place the cooled, wet tea bag directly on the sore for a few minutes. Either steep the tea (at least 5 minutes to release maximum tannins) and clean the sore with a cotton swab. The remedy is applied several times a day until the discomfort disappears.

As long as the sore is painful, avoid anything that can aggravate the pain: sour fruits and salad dressings.

If you notice an association (variable by person) between certain foods and the appearance of canker sores, do not be tempted by the devil: this may be the case with Gruyère, walnuts, peanuts, almonds, raisins, etc. Pineapple, strawberry, citrus fruits, kiwi, tomato...

On the other hand, the solution might be in your cupboard: Apply powdered sugar to your mouth ulcers several times in a row. It could be magical, it seems. The same with lemon juice, which is poured over the lesion three to four times a day. But there, it hurts a little at the time.

Formal sage and fresh basil
The anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties of these plants have been validated: they are good soothing agents against pain. You can simply chew a few leaves on the sore side several times a day. Another possibility: prepare a decoction.

A recipe for boiled sage and basil against mouth ulcers

• Put a small handful of sage leaves and flowers in 1 liter of water or 4 sprinkles of basil in 50 cl of water.

• Boil for 10 minutes.

• Drink 3 cups a day.

• You can also use this cold drink as a mouthwash several times a day.

smart movement

Marshmallow mouthwash also relieves severe pain. At the rate of one teaspoon of the roots soaked for 5 minutes in a cup of boiling water