Natural and Home Remedies for Mouth Sores

Natural and Home Remedies for Mouth SoresMouth sores are swellings or lesions that appear in and around the mouth including on the lips or tongue. They generally heal on their own after a week or two. The most common types of mouth sores are canker sores and cold sores (fever blisters).

The causes and severity of these mouth sores vary and could be an indication of a disease or disorder. Fortunately, there are various home remedies you can try at home to reduce and treat the discomforts brought by mouth sores.

Canker Mouth Sores Home Remedies

Salt and Baking Soda

You will need 2 teaspoon of salt or 1 teaspoon of baking soda including 1 glass of warm water. Mix the salt or baking soda with warm water. Rinse your mouth twice daily with the solution until the cankers sores are gone. You can also try a paste made out of baking soda with a little amount of water and apply this on the affected area of the mouth.