Tongue blisters are causes due to accidently biting or cutting the tongue, due to canker sores, or some other medical problem. Many a times, the hot temperature also causes this painful problem. The yellow or white little swelled area with redness all around causes pain and irritation whenever we eat something or even while drinking. However, you may try out some remedies that can bring the tongue back to normal else you might have to bear it for a week or two. If you want it to pass soon than do follow the nine remedies given below.
9 Ways To Do Away With Tongue Blisters Or Canker Sores
1. Olive Oil, Peppermint Oil Grape Seed Oil, Eucalyptus Oil
In this remedy, eucalyptus and peppermint oil both play an important role for their anti-inflammatory properties. Doing away with the microbes present on the tongue, they also reduce the chances of infection. The astringent properties present in them help in giving relief from the further discomfort and the swelling. What’s best is then solution that in spite of causing irritation on the tongue cause a cooling effect which further reduces the pain. Take a glass mister bottle and add 2 teaspoon olive oil or grape seed oil first. Stir and then add 10 drops of peppermint oil and 8 drops of eucalyptus oil. Shake the glass bottle and then spray upon your tongue blisters directly. Make sure that every time you use this remedy, you shake the bottle first.
2. Coconut Oil
Don’t know how it tastes but it smells amazing. Today you have got to taste it as well. It is all because of the anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties, coconut oil can be used to get rid of the tongue blisters. The process is simply. Just take a clean cotton and dab it into the coconut oil. Place the cotton upon your sores and this way apply on all the sores. In case. It is too thin, you can prefer mixing with ½ a teaspoon of beeswax and follow the same process.
Basil, the sacred Indian herb is known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-septic properties. Not only it provides relief from the problem but speed up the healing process as well. Simply rinse clearly a few basil leaves and swallow them. You may chew thoroughly as well. After swallowing, take a few sips of water. Perform every day until the problem gives up.
4. Baking Soda
Baking soda does causes irritation when applied on the tongue but would you not prefer 4-5 minutes of pain rather than throughout 4-5 days’? Well, if I were you, I definitely had gone for it. The purpose of using baking soda is its anti-inflammation property that cuts the inflammation linked with the sores and soothes the pain. Also, it helps is restoring the pH balance of the mouth. Take a cup of warm water and add one teaspoon of baking soda into it. Stir and swish the baking soda solution into your mouth all around your tongue. Do this a few times and then spit it out. Follow a few times everyday day. I am sure that it will be over within a day or two.
5. Aloe Vera Gel
Call it aloe vera gel or the “queen of soothing plant”, this plant really is amazing for its various benefits. Not only sunburn, aloe Vera gel can be used for its canker sore healing property as well. All thanks to its anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties. Squeeze some fresh aloe vera and take one teaspoon from it and mix with one teaspoon of water. Mix properly and then apply thoroughly on your tongue or the affected area. Perform the remedy approximately 3 rimes every day.
6. Tea Tree Oil
Before using any kind of essential oil, I would like you to know more about its concentrated nature. These oils are so essential to the extent that only a few drops of these oil will solve a big problem. Unfortunately, thinking of emphasizing the effect, if you try taking it in more amount then you might have to bear its wrath. Therefore, act wise and proceed as per the directions always.
Do mix a few drops of tea tree oil in one cup of water. Stir the water and use for gargling the mouth 2-3 times every day. This will definitely keep the mouth fresh and your problem give up.
When undergoing such painful condition, all we need is something that has soothing property and can make the tongue feel cool. What’s more obvious and soothing than ice? Ice when applied on the sores, curbs the pain associated with the sores and takes away the life of the problem. For this reason, it becomes must to apply ice on the tongue. Simply hold ice cubes or ice chips directly onto the affected area and keep until you feel the tongue getting numb. Alternatively, you can also take sips of icy cold water from time to time and help the tongue returning to its normal health soon.
Produced from bacterial fermentation, yoghurt makes one of the best remedy in the world for canker sores and many other problems. The reason behind this is its soothing and cooling property that provides a cooling sensation on the tongue and reduces pain and its anti-inflammation property that suppresses any kind of inflammation on the tongue. Make sure that the yoghurt you use for canker sore labels “plain yoghurt with live cultures.” Well, the method of using yoghurt is little different. Rather than using or applying on your tongue, simply eat at least one teaspoon of yoghurt 3 times every day. You may add a little amount of honey for enhancing the taste or additional health benefits.
9. Chamomile Tea Bag
Well, this herbal remedy is another extremely effective remedy for promoting relaxation, sleep and provide aid in digestion. Chamomile has the properties that provide a big help in reducing inflammation and possesses antiseptic properties as well. Together, both of these properties help in reducing the pain associated with the canker sores and promote faster healing of the problem. Take one cup of boiled water and soak one chamomile tea bag into the water. Allow it to attain the normal temperature followed by applying directly on the canker sores. Stick to the same remedy twice every day and you will find your painful canker sores giving up much faster.