How to Get Rid of Mouth Sores Fast at Home – (7 Actionable Hacks)

The white jelly-like sores in the mouth which produce burning and painful sensation makes it tough for us to intake any food item, so for the solution, your mouth is just waiting to know how to get rid of mouth sores fast at home.

The under lip or mouth becomes full of ache when this sore gives birth there, and the activities like:

  • Eating spicy foods
  • Talking
  • Biting

Even just touching them with the tongue can result in a weird sensation on these sore.

Your mouth can be affected with the multiple mouth sores if you don’t treat soon, a single sore can spread to more, and the mouth activities can become worst.

To avoid this common issue and stop it being spread to some another part of the mouth, you have to study the tips and remedies described in this article that has a working solution and output.

So, all we came today to serve you a helpful guide that can assist you in figuring out:

  1. The causes of mouth sores (+habits to avoid them in the future)*BONUS CONTENT*
  2. How to get rid of mouth sores fast at home

Let’s dive in.

How to Get Rid of Mouth Sores Fast at Home - (Causes & 7 Actionable Hacks) -
How to Get Rid of Mouth Sores Fast at Home – (Causes & 7 Actionable Hacks) –

What causes mouth sores?

The mouth sores which are also known as canker sores seems almost the same as the cold sores. But in reality, they both differentiate from each other. In simple words, the causes of mouth sores differ from the fever blisters (Cold Sores).

Recommended post: How To Get Rid Of A Cold Sore Overnight

The actual reason by which our mouth is affected by such blisters is still not clear today.

So we can only predict that some unhealthy habits, wrong, exceeded the intake of some food, the deficiencies of some vitamins and diet can cause the mouth sores.

Mouth sore may birth due to:

Spicy foods!

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It is not rare for a human they don’t suffer from any ill feeling or un-normal change in their body when they take spicy foods. [alert type=”info” icon-size=”normal”]Items that contain exceeded amount of either powdered or usual red or green spices can produce burning sensation to our stomach, which indirectly can too affect to the mouth. The typical example is the “Lie bumps on the tongue” which has chances of being caused by spicy foods.[/alert]

So, take a break from such spicy items, and if you experienced betterment on your mouth, that means you have caught and avoided the cause of canker sores.

Acidic foods:

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There are possibly many acidic foods that you might not know but hides acid in them. [alert type=”info” icon-size=”normal”]Grains, sugar, fish and processed foods are the typical items that can cause acidity and result in the mouth sores.[/alert]

Fruits like lemon, orange, grapefruits and other that contains citric acid in them can cause and even worsen sore in the mouth.

They can result in more pain and burn with a touch on them, so, we highly recommend the canker sores sufferers to stop the usage of citric items for some duration.

To this end, acidic and citric food items are the enemies and the cause of mouth sores and all you have to do is to avoid their use until you are not relieved from the mouth sore.

The foods which are allergic to you:

Brown Potato in Front of French Fries

Scan the food items that feel unwell in your stomach and especially to your health condition. There can be at least a single item that can be allergic to your body.

Chocolates and coffee can also bring un-normal changes to your body in the form of mouth sores, all because of the high amount of acidity in them.

It can be hormonal disorder:

Man With Hand on Temple Looking at Laptop

Hormones, the chemical messengers in our body which are primarily responsible for the growth, metabolism of our body system. They are even responsible for the function of our immune system, etc.

However, if these chemicals in our body as well as the hormones got unstable and stuck in abnormal changes, they can usually change the several behaviors and the growth of organs.

To put all in another way, the issues and abnormality in our hormones can affect our mouth with the mouth sores.

How to treat hormones:

Well, this article isn’t about the explanation of the sub information, but the thing we recommend you to fix abnormality of your hormones is to take one or two tablespoons of “Flex seeds” every morning.

It is a natural seed that has a bunch of benefits to our system, and one of them is to balance hormonal growth in our body.

Other possible reasons for mouth sores can be:

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  • Smoking
  • Toothpaste consisting sodium lauryl sulfate
  • Oral cancer
  • Vitamin deficiencies


So, in this section, we explained to you the common causes that can birth the mouth sores/canker. By gaining the reasons and a description of them, we hope you will avoid such things that we mentioned in every heading.

After all these, here comes the critical section that took you here for the solution.

How to get rid of mouth sores fast at home:

Here’s how to get rid of mouth sores fast at home using the simple home remedies:

Grab salt from the kitchen!

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The use of salt has been mentioned in several of the issues which are discussed in our site (let’s take the example of our this recent article,) besides of those issues, salt is also ready to fight for you by healing the mouth sores with a simple and useful tip.

So, just grab:

  • One teaspoon of salt
  • Half cup with warm water

And simply:

  • Add the suggested amount of salt in the warm water and simply stir them to prepare a solution. After that, rinse the mouth with the salt water well for about 15 to 30 seconds.
  • Try to reach the solution especially to the place where canker sores have intruded.

[alert type=”info” icon-size=”normal”]Note: The salt, no doubt will feel pain when it will be touched to the sores, so you have to bear that pain for some seconds as it will helpfully treat your mouth in return of the pain.[/alert]

How often to use salt water:

Since it is a grab and goes tip, it can and should be repeated after the break of some hours until you are not gotten rid of it.

Why should you use salt water?

In simple word, rinsing with the warm salt water will dry the mouth sores, and after some days solution can possibly fix them.

Time to use baking soda:

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Here you are at the cheap and easy to do remedy that you can do just right now, all with the help of baking soda.

For this remedy, you need:

  • One teaspoon of baking soda
  • A half cup of warm water

The direction of the remedy:

  • Add the soda in the warm water and mix it well to prepare a better mixture. Now simply rinse your mouth with the prepared solution.
  • Swirl it well and make sure it should be touched with the canker sores to let the solution apply well over the affected areas. Do this for half a minute and spit the liquid out just after the given time.

Or if you feel nausea from this solution and can’t keep the liquid in your mouth for long, so below you can get an alternate technique using the same item:

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So, with this another alternative method, you have to take (again) one teaspoon of baking soda and add it to any plate or small container. After that, add a minimal amount of water in drops to the soda and mix it with a spoon or finger.

The action you have to perform is to prepare a paste of baking soda!

Be sure not to add unnecessary water as it will make it liquidly. [alert type=”info” icon-size=”normal”]After doing this all, simply apply the baking soda paste on the affected areas of your mouth as well as over the mouth sores and let the solution stay for 30 seconds. In the end, Rinse your mouth with water.[/alert]

So here you were aware about how you could treat the canker sores by using a standard baking soda item with any of the methods (there’s two in total) that you feel comfortable and manageable.

How often to use it:

  • You can use baking soda tip twice a day after the meal.

Why we suggested baking soda:

Baking soda has the capability of decreasing the inflammation of the sores which in result can hopefully treat them well if you use it punctually.

Solution using yogurt:

Red Strawberry and Raspberry on White Ceramic Bowl

Since the leading cause of the mouth sores isn’t clarified yet, but some researches have unveiled that the specific bacteria are the hidden reason behind this mouth sores. The best part is, yogurt is effective in fighting with bacteria’s.

So the thing you have to do is:

  • Obtain a kind of yogurt that is rich in “Probiotic” and simply eat one (1) cup of it daily.

Some yogurts that contain probiotics are:

  • Dannon
  • Chobani
  • Fage
  • Siggi

So, you can find probiotic in these kinds of yogurts and can hopefully get rid of the mouth sores if they are affected by specific bacteria.

Here comes the honey:

Honey on White Bowl

Honey is a natural item that is guaranteed and effectively capable of fighting several bacterial infections of our body. Multiple of the sores like cold sores and especially the canker sores can be treated by using it.

So, you are required:

  • Just a little amount of honey.

And you are needed to:

  • Just apply honey to the mouth sores!

That’s it! [alert type=”info” icon-size=”normal”]Make sure to get better honey full with natural nutrients rather than pasteurized ones[/alert]

Till when to apply honey:

  • It is recommended to use honey four times a day to make your mouth free of canker sores.

Reasons for using honey:

Continuing from the sentence we mentioned on the top, that honey is a great anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory food substance which is all you need to fight with the mouth sores.

And the best part is, that in the research of the past few years, the study has unveiled that honey can minimize: Redness, size, and more importantly the pain produced by the canker sores all together! Honey also helps in getting rid of the redness produced by acne scars.

So this was just the good parts of honey for the mouth sores, as honey is all in one solution for several other problems.

The use of coconut oil:

Clear Glass Container with Coconut Oil

Using coconut oil seems weird inside our mouth, but in truth, it is an efficacious and a simple remedy to be used inside the mouth.

So the remedy requires you to just:

  • Grab and apply fresh coconut oil to the canker sore, apply well on the affected area with your fingers. Use massaging like circular movements for better results.

And the tip all ends here.

You don’t even need to wash the oil as it has no harm to you, but you can after some minutes if you want to.

How long to use coconut oil:

The repetition of this remedy should be multiple times a day, as it is just a grab and go tip that can be accessed even out of the home.

Why use coconut oil:

Coconut oil is clarified as a rich in antimicrobial capabilities which is right in relieving you from canker sores. If your mouth is affected by the bacteria, you can still use this as it can prevent from spreading to protect your mouth from their increment.

Moreover, due to its anti-inflammatory richness, it can also be used to reduce the pain and redness caused by the canker sores.

Apple cider vinegar (one for all)!

Clear Glass Mason Bottles With Apple Juice

Like honey, the second item that receives credit for being able to kill sores is none other than Apple Cider Vinegar. We will surely share you how it works as a solution, but before let’s dive into its direction.

You are required:

  • One teaspoon of ACV
  • 1 cup of water

To use it as the solution:

  • Mix the suggested amount of apple cider vinegar in the water, swish the mixture in your mouth for one or half a minute of time.
  • After doing it for such time, spit the solution out and rinse thoroughly with the water.


  • You can dab the cotton in a little amount of ACV and directly apply it on the sores. Hold the cotton for some minutes and rinse your mouth thoroughly with the water.

[alert type=”info” icon-size=”normal”]This alternate method can work more effectively for you as in this tip, the vinegar is applied directly to the canker sores.[/alert]

The thing to note:

[alert type=”danger” icon-size=”normal”]Since ACV is vinegar, there are chances that it can hurt the sores more. So the stuff you have to do is to avoid using it if it’s causing pain or more growth of the canker sores.[/alert]

Otherwise, it is an excellent remedy that should be used for such issues!

How often to use it:

Swish the apple cider solution once every day until you are not rid of canker sores.

Why you should use ACV:

Well, this vinegar is rich with anti-bacterial capabilities which are useful in killing the bacteria that has caused the mouth sores.

Watermelon frost (A Chinese remedy):

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This item that you may have listened for the first time also has the ability to fight with the canker sores. It is found in the spray or powdered form.

So all you have to:

  • Buy branded watermelon frost from the market (or from Amazon by clicking here)

And straightforwardly:

  • Apply it on the canker sores!

That’s all it requires from you.

How long to use it:

Watermelon frost is not yet officially considered as the item to be applied on the canker sores, so we recommend to you twice or thrice in a week. [alert type=”warning” icon-size=”normal”]Note:  This item includes a high amount of mercury, so be sure not to use it unnecessarily.[/alert]

Why use it:

The straight and straightforward reason to use watermelon frost is to heal the pain and get quick relief from the mouth sores.


Here the tips, remedies and other of the information comes to an end, and we hope that all of these has finally let you know how to get rid of mouth sores fast at home.

Apply these simple remedies according to our prescription, and we hope that you can now quickly get rid of mouth sores.

If you have got any other tip(s) in mind, please let us know by commenting below or by contacting us here.


Redstonelife Blog Team

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