The ulcers occur in the mouth and gums, and they can be really painful and unpleasant. Scientific research shows that women are two times more prone to ulcers than men. It is still not proven why they occur, but they can be caused by stress, loss of immunity, food allergies, poor diet…
The ulcers disappear in a period of 7 to 15 days. During this period, you can still use natural remedies that can ease the pain.
Here are some ways to ease the pain caused by ulcers.
Apply some honey on the ulcer, two or three times a day and you will reduce the pain and swelling.
Aloe Vera Gel
If the ulcer is very painful, you should apply aloe vera gel on it.
The teas contain tannins, which can also ease the pain caused by mouth ulcers. Therefore, it is recommended to put a wet tea bag on the ulcer and hold it for a few minutes.
Apple Cider Vinegar
The apple cider vinegar is also an excellent remedy for ulcers. Be careful, it will be a little tingling when you apply the vinegar on the wound.
The baking soda is another effective remedy for the painful ulcers. You can apply it directly or rinse your mouth with a solution of baking soda (put a teaspoon of baking soda in a cup of water).