Home remedies for treatment of the burning tongue

Also known as, the Burning Mouth Syndrome, burning tongue is a painful and an extremely irritating sensation. A painful sensation not only in tongue but in the mouth, gums, lips, and the roof of mouth. It happens to people of all ages but affects middle aged and menopausal women more. It somewhat feels like the sensation of a burnt tongue but is even worse than that.

It aggravates when you eat anything and drinking cold water temporarily relieves this unpleasant sensation. As you cannot see any cuts or marks on your tongue or in your mouth, leaving you bewildered as to what and why is it happening. You can bring into use some home remedies that effectively and naturally cure the burning mouth syndrome:

Carrot Juice

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Rich source of Vitamin A, C, and B6, carrot juice is of extreme help for people suffering from burning tongue. As the condition does not allow them to eat anything, carrot juice gives them the strength and helps them fight it.

Baking Soda

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As acidity and the imbalance of the pH level of your mouth is directly associated with the Burning Mouth Syndrome, you need to get the hang of something that could neutralize your mouth’s environment. Baking soda is an option, in fact and extremely efficient option. It balances the pH and eliminates acidity from your body, eventually treating the burning sensation. You can brush your teeth with baking soda, or simply gargle with a combination of baking soda and water.

Yogurt and Flaxseed

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Having a bowl of yogurt when suffering from the burning mouth syndrome fills your stomach without making you feel the pain. If you add flaxseed powder to yogurt and have it, you will immediately experience a relief in the maddening burning sensation. The B5 vitamin present in yogurt produces steroid hormones, and omega3 fatty acid from the flaxseeds eliminates inflammation.

Apple Juice

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Apple juice has anti-inflammatory and astringent properties, which soothe irritated tongue, eliminate inflammation, swelling and redness in your mouth. Its anti oxidants enhance healing, as they boost immune system, and anti0fubgal properties prevent the infection from worsening. It is recommended you have cold apple juice, as it immediately numbs the painful sensation.

Aloe Vera

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Aloe Vera is an effective remedy for so many ailments, and the burning mouth syndrome is no exception. Take its pulp and rub in on your tongue and other parts of your mouth, you will experience relief and a fast healing.

Burning Mouth Syndrome is a painful condition and has a plethora of causative factors. No matter what the reason behind, one can benefit from using some simple yet very effective home remedies.

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