Canker sores look like shallow ulcers that appear in the mouth and disrupt the eating process and make you feel uncomfortable.
Here are some homemade remedies you can try to treat these sores and the pain.
1. Turmeric And Honey
The turmeric spice is a powerful antiseptic and honey on the other hand is very good soothing agent. The combination of the both can heal the canker sores.
Mix one teaspoon of honey with 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric powder and make a fine paste. Put this paste on the inside of the mouth and wait for a a couple of minutes before you wash it off.
The canker sores will be eliminated with just a couple applies and the pain and inflammation will be soothed.
2. Licorice Root
This is probably the most effective remedy you can use due to the glycyrrhizin in the licorice root that has anti-inflammatory properties and can easy the canker sores.
Put the extract of the licorice root and that will reduce the ulcer size and boost the healing process.
Take 1 teaspoon crushed licorice root and mix it with 2 cups of water and let the mixture sit for 2-3 hours.
Use the water as a mouth wash regularly for getting rid of the canker sores.
3. Aloe Vera
This plant has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that can eliminate the pain and cure the canker sores.
Take a fresh aloe vera leaf and extract the gel. Apply topically on the ulcer a couple of times a day.
Alternatively you can take aloe vera juice and rinse your mouth a couple of times a day for best results.