33 Home Remedies for Canker Sores

33 Home Remedies for Canker Sores

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The minute ulcers located below the gums, tongue, inside the lips, or in the internal lining of the cheeks, are called canker sores. To have it would make eating and talking painful. The two types of canker sores are the simple and complex cancer. The simple sores appear 3 or 4 times a year and lasts for a week while the complex cancer sores come into view less common for those who’ve previously had sores.

  1. Alum Powder:

Place a pea sized alum powder directly on the canker sore.

Let sit for a minute.

  1. Essential Oil:

Drop oregano or melaleuca essential oil onto the ulcer.

  1. Slippery Elm:

Take a tbsp. slippery elm.

Few drops of water into it.


Rinse off after 5 minutes.

  1. Nettle:

In the ratio of 1:3:3, mix sage, nettle, and chicory.

Add 1 quart cold water.

Leave overnight.

The following day, boil the concoction.

Steep for five minutes and strain.

Drink thrice a day.

  1. Fenugreek:

Add a teaspoon of fenugreek seeds in a cup of water.

Boil and strain.

Gargle, and swallow very little amounts.

  1. Chamomile: Cure canker sores with chamomile tea.

  2. Echinacea:

Gargle 4ml liquid Echinacea for 3 minutes.

Repeat thrice a day.

  1. Wild Geranium: The Cherokee Indians used this as an astringent to stop open wounds from bleeding and treatment of mouth sores.

  2. Licorice:

Mix 200ml of warm water with 200mg powdered licorice.

Swish in the mouth for 3 minutes.


Repeat every morning and night for a week.

  1. Cankerroot: Drink as a tea to cure canker sores. Proven by American Indians.

  2. Tea: Mixing eucalyptus, licorice, sage, blueberry, peppermint, raspberry, St. John’s wort cures the sores.

  3. Myrrh:

In lukewarm water, add 4ml of myrrh tincture.

Swish 3 times a day.

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  1. Calendula Tea/Goldenseal Tea

Add to a cup of boiled water 2 teaspoons of this dried herb.

Leave for 10 minutes.

Strain and use as mouthwash 4 times a day.

  1. Sage:

Boil 2 cups tap water.

Add 3 teaspoons sage leaves.

Let sit for 15 minutes.

Cool down to room temperature.

Clean mouth with it 4 times a day.

  1. Tea Tree Oil:

To a glass full of water, add 10 drops of this oil.

Utilize as a mouthwash.

Swish 4 times daily.

  1. Aloe Vera:

Slash open a fresh aloe vera leaf.

Get the gel.

Apply directly onto the sore.

  1. Clove Oil:

Drop clove oil directly on the sore.

Let sit for few minutes.

  1. Plum Juice: Use as mouthwash.

  2. Grapefruit: Mix a teaspoon of this with a glass of water. Rinse mouth twice daily.

  3. Moist Tea Bag:

Make a cup of tea.

Place the wet tea bag inside the fridge for a few minutes.

Press the freezing tea bag softly over the sore for 20 minutes.

Repeat thrice a day.

  1. Papaya: By the form of a papaya itself or as a juice, it cures sores.

  2. Topical Creams: Apply cream on the affected area 4 times a day.

  3. Onion Juice: Extract juice and apply directly on the sore.

  4. Cayenne Pepper: Mix a small amount of cayenne pepper with a little amount of water.

  5. Honey: Thrice a day, apply a teaspoon of honey around the sore.

  6. Coriander: Boil leaves in a glass of water. Strain and cool water. Rinse 4 times daily.

  7. Ice Cubes: Place cubes on the sores and let it melt.

  8. Lemon: Squeeze lemon and apply on the sore for 5 minutes.

  9. Antacid: Mix Benadryl with whatever Antacid, and swish around mouth before spitting.

  10. Magnesia Milk: Apply multiples times per day.

  11. Hydrogen Peroxide:

Pour small amount in a soda cap.

Dilute by adding water of a similar quantity.

Dip a Q tip into the Peroxide mixture and apply on sore.

Repeat twice a day.


  1. Baking Soda and Aloe Vera: Clean mouth with aloe juice. After rinsing, apply the baking soda on the sores.

  2. Salt Water: Mix a tbsp. table salt with warm water. Rinse many times.

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