Remedy Details for care and relief of Canker Sores
Swish with tea tree oil for the care and relief of Canker Sores
Effectiveness: 2.9Popularity: 9
Why it works: Tea tree oil is an effective antibacterial and antifungal which helps heal canker sores
How it works: Make a mouthwash by adding 10 drops of tea tree oil in 1/3 cup of water. Swish this mouthwash for about 30 seconds, then spit it out. This act as antiseptic mouthwash which helps to prevent secondary infection, and will also help to heal the sore. Another way is to make a salt water mouthwash by dissolving half teaspoon salt in 1 cup of water. Swish this mouthwash for about 30 seconds, and then spit it out.
Precautions: Tea tree oil may cause skin irritation, swelling, burning, and redness for some people.
Don't take tea tree oil by mouth.
The self cure remedy of Swish with tea tree oil for the care and relief of Canker Sores has an effectiveness score of 2.9 and a popularity score of 9 on the self-cure system.