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Aphthous Ulcers Herbal Treatment, Prevention, Symptoms, Causes, Cured By

General Name
Aphthous Ulcers
Medical Name
Aphthous Ulcers
Hindi Name
Mukh mein Chale, Muh ke Chale, Muh mein Chale
Aphthous Ulcers Symptoms
Mouth Pain
Bad Breath
Jaw Swelling
Bleeding Gums
Unusual Patches and Rashes in the Mouth
Ulcers in the Mouth
Sore Throat
Breaks on the Tongue
Mild Fever
Burning sensation in the Throat and the Mouth

Aphthous Ulcers Cured By


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Aphthous Ulcers is a disease of the Mouth. The open wounds inside the Mouth are Aphthous Ulcers.
They look like craters. They are commonly known as Mouth Ulcers.
Aphthous Ulcers are non contagious. They develop on the internal membrane of the Mouth. They cause severe pain and swelling of the mucous membrane. The condition may be worse if the problem continues. It may cause Wounds and Boils in the whole mouth. The person may have mild fever too.

The ulcers that cause severe pain and inflammation in the mouth are known as painful Ulcers. It may results into mild fever, cough and burning sensation too.
At initial stages the Ulcers are small in size but increases gradually. It may cause mild fever too.
Sometimes due to ulcers the mouth may smells very bad.
The Throat ulcers are deep and pus filled. They cause a severe pain and results into sore throat.

Causes of Aphthous Ulcers
Vitamin C
Excessive Smoking
Certain Toothpastes
Gastrointestinal Problems
Menstrual Disorder in women
Deficiency of Vitamin B12, Folic Acid, Iron

If not treated, Aphthous Ulcers may cause
Oral Cancers

Your best bet is, Vitamin B12.
A visit to the Doctor is a must.

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Materia Medica for Aphthous Ulcers

Single Herb

Areca Nut for Aphthous Ulcers

Boil 3 tablespoons powder of Areca Nut root in 3 glasses of water till it is reduced to half. Use as a mouth wash thrice daily.

Cabbage for Aphthous Ulcers

Tap with white Cabbage juice frequently using a cottonwool.

Ambarella for Aphthous Ulcers

Take fresh leaves of Ambarella. Ground them with sugar. Rub the paste to mouth and gums.

Arjuna for Aphthous Ulcers

Take a small fresh twig of Arjuna. Chew it for 10 minutes then wash out.
OR : Grind the dried bark of Arjuna. Apply it to the affected portion and wash it after 10 minutes.

Guava ( Amrood ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Swish the mouth with leaves decoction thrice a day.

Myrrh for Aphthous Ulcers

Mix 250-350 mg of herb extract with warm water and swish with it 2-3 times a day.
OR : Prepare Myrrh tincture. Take 5 ml and mix it with warm water. Swish with it 2-3 times a day.
Else : Open a Myrrh capsule. Dab a little directly on the Mouth Ulcers.

Canker Root for Aphthous Ulcers

Prepare Canker Root tea. Drink twice a day.
OR : Chew raw root.

Golden Seal for Aphthous Ulcers

Add 2 tsp of dried Golden Seal to a cup of boiling water. Steep. Let it cool. Gargle 3-4 times a day.

Liquorice for Aphthous Ulcers

Prepare an Infusion of Liquorice. Swish with it 2-3 times a day.

Sage for Aphthous Ulcers

Prepare tea of dried herb. Gargle with it.
Caution : Avoid too much drinking of Sage tea. It may cause convulsions if taken in excessive quantities.

Echinacea for Aphthous Ulcers

Take 5 ml liquid extract of Echinacea. Swish it for 3-4 minutes and swallow. Repeat 2-3 times a day.
OR : Eat Tablets or capsules.

Aloe Vera ( Gheekumari ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Rinse mouth with 1-3 tbsps of Aloe Vera juice. Repeat 3-4 times daily.

Tea Tree Essential Oil for Aphthous Ulcers

Wash Ulcers with 3 drops of Tea Tree oil diluted in one glass of water twice a day.
OR : Apply a few drops of oil to the Ulcers.

Flame Of The Forest for Aphthous Ulcers

Mix gum powder of Flame Of The Forest in water. Apply this water on the mouth or throat ulcers using a cotton bud.

Alum for Aphthous Ulcers

Sprinkle a pinch of Alum powder on Mouth Ulcers. Press that area for 5 minutes and then drip out the saliva.

Ivy Gourd for Aphthous Ulcers

Chew the leaves of Ivy Gourd for 10 minutes once in the morning.

Drumstick For Aphthous Ulcers

Soak the bark of Drumstick in some water for 2 hours. Now gargle with this water 2-3 times a day.
OR : Boil chopped Drumstick roots for 5-7 minutes in half cup of water.
Strain and gargle with this warm water.

Cayenne ( Lal Mirch ) for Aputhous Ulcers

Prepare a decoction of Cayenne. Take two tablespoon two times a day. Add a small piece of Jaggery to taste.

Ebony ( Tendu ) Fruit for Aphthous Ulcers

Grind dried Ebony ( Tendu ) Fruits. Put 2 teaspoons powder in one glass of lukewarm powder. Swish with this water twice a day.

Yogurt ( Dahi ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Include 50 g Yogurt in your each and every meal.
Add 5 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar in a glass of water. Use it as a mouthwash.

Coconut ( Nariyal ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Grind grated Coconut with Coconut water and 2 cups of hot water. Strain it. Use the liquid as a mouthwash.
OR : Take some fresh Coconut milk and add 1 teaspoon of Honey in it. Apply this on the Mouth ulcers. It provides a soothing effect. It is a good herbal treatment for preventing Mouth Cancer. Do it 2 to 3 times in a day.
In order to get rid of above procedure, you may buy Coconut Milk from market.

Fenugreek ( Methi ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Add 2 tsp Fenugreek Seed powder in a glass of warm water. Use it for Gargle.

Onion ( Pyaz ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Apply Onion juice on the Mouth Ulcers.
Or : Include raw onion in your diet.

Salt ( Namak ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Add half tsp Salt in a glass of lukewarm water. Use it for Gargle.

Papaya ( Papita ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Eat 50 g Papaya fruit daily.
OR : Chew Papaya leaves to get rid of Mouth Ulcers.

Marigold for Aphthous Ulcers

Prepare a tea of the Marigold ( Gendha ) dried flowers. Gargle with it 3-4 times a day.

Wild Geranium for Aphthous Ulcers

Wash the Ulcers from Wild Geranium extract twice or thrice a day.

Green Tea for Aphthous Ulcers

Place a used Tea bag on your Mouth Ulcer for 5-7 minutes. Repeat thrice a day.

Birch ( Bhoj Patra ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Boil the inner bark of Birch ( Bhoj Patra ) in some water. Use this water as a mouthwash.

Lady's Mantle for Sore Throat, Aphthous Ulcers

Boil One tablespoon dried root in One cup of water. Gargle with this lukewarm water thrice a day.

Baby Watermelon for Aphthous Ulcers

Chew fruit of Baby Watermelon and expel it out. It helps to cure Aphthous Ulcers.

Sweet Flag ( Ghorvach ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Take a small piece of Sweet Flag ( Ghorvach ). Rub it on affected area of mouth for 10 minutes.

Stonebreaker for Aphthous Ulcers

Make a decoction with leaves and roots of Stonebreaker plant. Gargle with it.

Sodom for Aphthous Ulcers

Add 1 tsp Honey in same quantity latex of Sodom. Apply it over affected areas.

Borax for Aphthous Ulcers

Add quarter tsp Borax powder in a cup of warm water. Swish with it.

Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) Leaves for Aphthous Ulcers

Take 10 gram Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) Leaves. Boil in one glass of water. Swish with lukewarm twice a day.

Azadirachta Indica ( Neem ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Take bark of Azadirachta Indica ( Neem ). Grind it with little water to make a paste. Apply it on affected areas.
NOTE : You may combine Catechu ( Khair ) with Azadirachta Indica ( Neem ).

Amaranth ( Chauli ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Simmer 2 tablespoon dried leaves in One cup water for 10 minutes.
Gargle with this water 2-3 times a day.

Sweet Lime ( Mousambi ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Put 2 tablespoon Sweet Lime ( Mousambi ) juice in half glass of lukewarm water. Swish with this thrice a day.

Indigo for Aphthous Ulcers

Extract juice from fresh branches of Indigo. Add some Honey in it. Apply the mixture over Mouth Ulcers.

Commiphora Mukul ( Guggul ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Gargle with the decoction of Commiphora Mukul ( Guggul ) twice a day.

Bodhi Tree for Stomatitis

Mix Honey with bark powder of Bodhi Tree to make paste. Apply it over cavity area in Mouth. Its regular use will cure Stomatitis.

Tomato ( Tamatar ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Use Tomato juice for gargle once a day.

Black Cardamom for Aphthous Ulcers

Add half tsp Sugar with 4 g Black Cardamom powder. Put it on your tongue and let it melt.

Milk of Magnesia for Aphthous Ulcers

Apply Milk of Magnesia over mouth ulcers with the help of a cotton bud.

Catechu for Aphthous Ulcers

Prepare leave decoction of Catechu. Swish with it.

Terminalia Chebula ( Harad ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Add half tsp Terminalia Chebula ( Harad ) fruit powder in a cup of Buttermilk. Use it as Mouth wash.

Cashew for Aphthous Ulcers

Add quarter tsp bark powder of Cashew tree in 25 ml lukewarm water. Swish with it.

Callicarpa Tomentosa for Aphthous Ulcers

Boil few leaves of Callicarpa Tomentosa with Milk. Swish with it when bearable hot.

Chamomile ( Babunah ) for Apthous Ulcers

Boil a handful o Chamomile ( Babunah ) flowers in a cup of water for 10-15 minutes.
Gargle with this water at least thrice a day.

Cassia Alata ( Dadmurdan ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Gargle with Cassia Alata ( Dadmurdan ) herbal tea 2-3 times a day.

Carmona Retusa for Aphthous Ulcers

Gargle with the leaf tea at least thrice a day.

Manjakani for Aphthous Ulcers

Take Manjakani and prepare a paste out of it. Apply, it directly on the infected area for a complete cure.

Baking Soda for Aphthous ulcers

Prepare a paste by mixing one teaspoon of Baking soda in few drops water. Apply this paste over the affected area for 15 minutes.

Goldenseal for Aphthous Ulcers

Boil 1 to 2 teaspoons of Goldenseal in a cup of boiling water for 10 minutes. Allow it to cool. Strain it off. Gargle with this water three times a day to get the best results.

Alfalfa ( Vilaiti Gawuth ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Steep few Alfalfa ( Vilaiti Gawuth ) leaves in 200 ml of boiling water. Use this decoction as a mouth wash. Repeat this procedure thrice a day.

Bael for Aphthous Ulcers

Mix one cup of Bael fruit pulp with a teaspoon of Sugar. Consume it in the morning on an empty stomach for three days.

Coriander ( Dhaniya ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Grind Coriander leaves to make a fine paste. Apply it over the Mouth Ulcers. Repeat the process two times a day.

Black Plum for Aphthous Ulcers

Gently massage with fresh Black Plum fruit juice on the affected area. Repeat the process two times a day.
You can also drink fresh Black Plum juice.

Basil ( Tulsi ) for Aphthous Ulcers

Chew 4-5 Basil leaves daily.
It will provide relief from Aphthous Ulcers.

Clove Essential Oil for Aphthous Ulcers

Take one drop of Clove Essential Oil and dab a cotton ball in it. Apply this cotton ball over the affected area. Repeat the process three times a day.
It will stop the Pain and Itching and promotes healing.

Lemon Essential Oil for Aphthous Ulcers

Take three cups of water and add 30 drops of Lemon Essential Oil in it. Mix them well. Swish your mouth with half cup of this solution for one minute. Repeat the process three times a day.
Lemon Essential Oil has Antimicrobial, Antiseptic and Antibacterial property.

Coconut for Aphthous Ulcers

Take some fresh Coconut milk and add 1 teaspoon of Honey in it. Apply this on the Mouth ulcers. It provides a soothing effect. It is a good herbal treatment for preventing Mouth Cancer. Do it 2 to 3 times in a day.
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Herbal Treatment For Aphthous Ulcers 1

Take Catechu bark and Ziziphus Oenoplia bark. Powder them. Add a little butter. Cook them. Keep it for a few minutes in the fridge. Apply it on the Sores or Ulcers. Do this at least once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Aphthous Ulcers 2

Prepare Liquorice root tea. Add 2-3 drops of Myrrh oil and Aloe Vera juice. Drink once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Aphthous Ulcers 3

Add 20 drops of Horsetail or Echinacea tincture in 1/4th cup of water. Add Sage, Lavender or Chamomile. Prepare tea. Rinse the mouth after every 2 hours.

Herbal Treatment For Aphthous Ulcers 4

Prepare an infusion of Stinging Nettle, Sage and Chicory in 3:1:3. Boil the infusion. Strain. Drink one cup three times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Aphthous Ulcers 5

Take dried leaves of following herbs in equal quantity :
Berberis Aristata ( Kilmora ) , Jasmine, Liquorice, Chebulic Myrobalan. Grind them to make powder. Again sieve the powder to get fine powder. Take 1 tsp of the powder and add same quantity of Honey. Mix well to make paste. Apply it over mouth ulcers.

Herbal Treatment For Black Nightshade for Aphthous Ulcers

Prepare an infusion of Black Nightshade berries. Use it as a mouth wash.

Herbal Treatment For Aphthous Ulcers 6

Cook two tablespoons of Cluster Fig ( Gular ) bark in two cups of water for 8-10 minutes. Add a pinch of Alum ( Fitakari ). Strain and use as a mouth wash 3-4 times a day.
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Queries on Aphthous Ulcers
09 Aug 2017
Dear Sir,

I have mouth ulcers from last 2 month. Doctor has prescribed me a Medicine named SM Fibro. It contains lycopene.
Would you please suggest any home remedy.
01 Sep 2017
Dear Ansh
Take a pinch of Alum powder and sprinkle it on the ulcers. Press that area for 4 to 5 min and drip out the saliva. Do it once in a day.
Swish with Aloe Vera juice 2 times in a day.
Add quarter teaspoon of Borax powder in a warm water and swish with it.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Syed Moiz ( India )
07 Mar 2018
Dear sir,
I have Multiple Aphthous Ulcers in Rectum. Doctor has prescribed me a medicines named Pantacid , ib-set.
Would you please suggest any home remedies.
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