Drink Coconut Water And Bid Adieu to Mouth Ulcers
- Juhi Kumari
Updated : January 20, 2022 05:01 IST
Suffering from painful mouth ulcers? Here is how coconut water can lend helping hand. Read on to also know about a few kitchen ingredients with healing properties.
Are you sensitive to acidic foods? Do you sleep less than you should? If yes, you are at a higher risk of developing mouth ulcers. This condition can be triggered through other factors too including hormonal changes during menstruation, viral or bacterial infection, a deficiency of zinc, folate, iron, B-12 etc. Mouth ulcers are quite common and can be easily treated at home. They are painful and can cause problem in chewing and swelling food.
As far as home remedies for mouth ulcers are concerned, you can use a rinse of saltwater and baking soda. Applying baking soda paste on the ulcers also works. To get instant relief from the pain, you can apply ice to the sores. Placing damp tea bags on the ulcers can also offer some relief. In case these hacks do not work, you can take nutritional supplements including folic acid, vitamin B-12, zinc and vitamin B-6.
Apart from these, one of the most effective ways to get rid of mouth ulcers is using coconut in any form. It is packed with an array of vitamins and minerals whose deficiency can lead to mouth ulcers. That is why we say it is the most natural way to treat this condition.