Apple Cider Canker Sore Remedies

Canker sores or aphthous ulcers as they are also called, are lesions that usually affect the mouth’s soft tissue and it can also include the tongue and gums. These lesions are usually very annoying and can cause an unpleasant amount of pain. It is very common for apple cider vinegar to be used as an ingredient in popular home remedies to help with canker sores. We recommend that you consult with your physician before using these remedies, because the FDA hasn’t approved these combinations.

Apple Cider Canker Sore RemediesAloe Vera with Apple Cider Vinegar

In his book that covers the use of herbs in medicine, home remedies and the benefits of natural ingredients in food, the author Jethro Kloss, mentions that mixing the juice of aloe vera and apple cider vinegar can be very helpful in the healing process of canker sores.

This home remedy is easily made. First, you have to take 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar and 2 tablespoons of aloe vera juice, and stir well. Take the mixture and swish it around your mouth for 1 or two minutes. After that, spit it out and make sure you rinse your mouth thoroughly with cool water. You can repeat this no more than four times a day, after having meals and before going to sleep. The unused part can be refrigerated for up to five days.

Potassium Chlorate and Apple Cider Vinegar

If you mix apple cider vinegar with potassium chlorate, the combination of these ingredients can help eliminate canker sores, or so Paul C. Bragg says in his book, where he talks about the health benefits of apple cider vinegar.

For this combination, you must start by mixing 1/8 cup of apple cider vinegar and 1 tablespoon potassium chlorate, stir well and make sure that the powder is completely dissolved. Put the mixture into your mouth and wait for 30 or 40 seconds, then spit it out and rinse your mouth thoroughly with cool water. Repeat no more than three times a day, and make sure that there aren’t any undesired side effects. The unused part can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 48 hours.

Black Tea and Apple Cider VinegarApple Cider Canker Sore Remedies

In his book that focuses on home remedies, the author Vasant Lad, mentions that when you brew black tea and mix it with apple cider vinegar, it can help you eliminate canker sores.

If you want to try this remedy, you must first brew some black tea and wait for it to cool. Then use the same amount of both tea and apple cider vinegar, and mix them together in a container. Swish it around your mouth for about 1 minute. Spit out the mixture and rinse thoroughly with cool water. You can do this treatment before or after eating, when you wake up or before going to sleep, as many times you may need.

Just make sure there are no undesired side effects. The unused part can the stored in the fridge for no more than 48 hours.