In winter we want to drink hot tea and coffee to avoid cold but when we drink too much tea, coffee or milk, it causes tongue burn and sometimes it is unbearable. All we need to know when it feels better because it pains too much. It is very common to get a tongue burn accidentally or in the excitement of eating delicious food or when we can’t resist in front of our hunger. If you get tongue burn, you don’t need a doctor always. You can heal it by taking home remedies. If it does not heal with them, then you have to go to the doctor.
I tell you some common and effective home remedies which may helpful to you when you get tongue burn and it gives you relief from the pain.
Simple and one of the effective remedy that you can do in your home for relief from tongue burn is sprinkled sugar on your tongue. It acts as the soothing agent and gives you comfort from burning impression. Place sugar on your tongue where you get burn and let it melt on that place for the minute or two. Leave for a few minutes until the pain goes away. You can also repeat it if you needed.
Just like sugar, honey is also good to give you comfort from tongue burn. It acts as a natural healer and helps you to get rid of the burnt tongue. It not only reduces pain but also helpful for reducing swelling which may occur after tongue burn. You just need to take a spoonful of honey and let it sit on your tongue for two minutes. It surely gives relief to your tongue from itching, pain, and redness. It also enhances your mouth taste. If you allergic from honey, then don’t use it.
The best way to get rid of burning pain is cool it down. And the best way to cool any kind of burn is, place ice or ice pack on it. It gives you soothing from the pain that starts after burning and counterbalances the heat that produces due to its cold nature. Place or rub the ice cube on burning place. You can also suck a lick it, you can feel better. Burning sensation of tongue starts reducing, try to place the ice cube on your tongue as long as you can. In my opinion, the ice cube is the effective answer to the question that how to heal tongue burn?
Water is one natural remedy which is using everywhere to prevent the burn from more pain and injury. If you have tongue burn after eating or drinking something hot then immediately go to the washroom and gargle with water for about 4 to 5 times. It gives you relief for short. In this, you can find another remedy easily which give you permanent relief. It basically controls injury and pain from increasing. If you want the better result, do gargle with cold water.
Aloe Vera is an effective remedy for first-to-second degree burns. Tongue burn is normally small so, it is best for tongue burn. Aloe Vera helps to soothe damage cells and healing them. It helps to reduce pain and burn. You can apply Aloe Vera gel by extracting gel from Aloe Vera leaf and apply as it is. You can also mix aloe Vera gel with water and swish this water in your mouth or freeze aloe Vera gel and made aloe Vera cube. Suck aloe Vera cube when you needed. It is equally advantageous.
Yogurt is cold by nature so it is the best remedy for tongue burn. Cold things always give you relief from pain and take heat away from the burn. The tongue is the sensitive part of the body so yogurt gives relieve and reduce the pain of sore in the natural and effective way. Eat yogurt when you get tongue burn or place yogurt on your tongue. Both are effective ways to reduce swelling and pain. Do this few time in a day.
Coriander is an anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and analgesic in nature. As coriander contains anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties, it helps you to get rid of tongue burn and relieves the pain that goes with tongue blister. You can make coriander tea by boiling coriander seed and water together. Let it cool and rinse your mouth with this solution at least 3 to 4 times in a day. You can see the clear difference after 2 to 3 days.
Salt is an anti-bacterial and anti-fungal in nature. It can help better to prevent infection that can develop in the mouth due to burning or prevent tissue from more damage. If you want to prevent your tongue from developing a blister on the burn surface of the tongue, add a half teaspoon of salt in one cup of warm water. Swish this water in your mouth for 30 seconds and spit out. Repeat this until the whole cup is finished. Repeat this process 2 to 3 times in a day for better result.
Baking soda helps to neutralize the environment in your and reduce the heat that causes by burning of the tongue. It also helps to balance the PH level. It fights with infection and stops it to produce due to burning. It also reduces the symptoms of further complications. Rub baking soda on the affected surface or mix in water and gargle with few times in a day.
- Stop using use mouthwash that contains alcohol.
- Avoid Alcoholic things.
- Sip water or suck ice cube, more often.
- Stop using use toothpaste that contains sodium lauryl sulfate
- Chew sugarless gum or mint gum.
- Stop drink beverage with high acidity.
- Try to lessen your coffee intake.