Tag: canker sores

Neem for Treating Canker Sores

The neem tree, a member of the mahogany family,  is native to Southeast Asia where it has been known for thousands of years as a medicinal plant, hence its nickname the “pharmacy tree.”  Virtually every part of the tree from…

Recent Clinical Trials For Aphthous Ulcers

There are several studies, one recently completed and the other ongoing, using vitamins to determine whether or not they provide protection or relief from bouts of canker sores, or recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS).  The first study, completed in 2009, revealed…

Can A Gout Drug Cure Canker Sores?

We all hate canker sores, those pesky flat ulcers that can appear on our gums, tongue, inside lips and or cheeks and hurt like crazy. Thankfully there are lots of over-the-counter treatments and home remedies for mouth sores that can…

Conditions that Can Mimic Canker Sores

For the most part canker sores, also called recurrent aphthous stomatitis or oral aphthae are a localized condition  that may be caused by mild trauma to the mouth, a food allergy or sensitivity, or hormone fluctuations or other unknown causes.…