39. Sodium Bicarbonate – Stomach Salty Medicine:
Another out of the simplest yet most efficient home remedies for oral thrush in adults and infants that I would like to reveal in this entire article and want you to learn and apply is that you should make use of the stomach salty medicine known as “sodium bicarbonate”. Put 50 g of Sodium Bicarbonate drug into a cup of boiled water, stir it to dissolve the drug until the drug is saturated, take the medical liquid, pour it into a bottle and store to use gradually.
When you need to use this medical liquid, use a cotton swab to dip into the liquid and apply lightly on the furry area on the tongue. Remember to apply broadly onto both edges because the drug is not toxic that it does not matter if you drink it. Apply the medication several times a day. In fact, this is also one of the best home remedies for oral thrush that people should try to treat oral thrush right at home without spending too much money, time, and effort on harmful and expensive drugs or pills.
40. Apple Cider Vinegar
41. Yogurt Or Butter Milk
Active culture from any kind of buttermilk or yogurt are useful home remedies for oral thrush that will target directly to the roots of the infection.
Oral thrush is an infection caused by yeast so that you should create an internal environment that is unfriendly to the yeast production. This will be the best way for you to make the infection disappear. The active cultures in buttermilk or yogurt can replace the normal flora inside your body so that the yeast will not be able to reproduce. This remedy is likely to help you eliminate the infection within just 2 days.
If you choose yogurt to make use, you should eat it slowly and hold it in your mouth within at least 30 second. Hence, the bacteria cultures will contact with the infectious blisters directly and beat them off. If you choose the buttermilk route, you should drink two glasses of this liquid a day.
When it comes to prevention, you should add unsweetened yogurt to your daily meals and make sure that you will take acidophilus if you are on an antibiotic regimen. You should not consume yogurt with sugar and products that contain yeast because they can encourage the development of candida. You should use a soft toothbrush and if you wear dentures, you need to clean them regularly. You should make sure that you will tell your dentist or health care provider before initiating any home remedy.
You should also make use of juice that can be taken from fresh fruits and vegetables because juice will help to ease inflammation and the pain caused by oral thrush. Thus, I recommend you learning super healthy juice recipes.
42. Boric Acid
Boric acid is also considered one of the natural home remedies for thrush in adults. You should mix a cup of water with only a quarter of teaspoon, and use this mixture as a mouthwash. This is an acid so that you should not swallow it as it can upset your stomach. In fact, this is actually one of the best home remedies for oral thrush in adults as well as among the most effective and safest home remedies for thrush in the mouth in babies so that people should not skip it but make use of it for good and to get the best results as desired.
Some oils derived from natural ingredients, such as oregano, clove and tea tree (or malaleuca), lavender have anti-infection elements that can help to relieve thrush in adults. Simply add a drop of any of these oils to your toothpaste before brushing. Lightly brush the tongue as well and swish the toothpaste and oil mixture around the mouth and then rinse.
You can also prepare a mouthwash solution by mixing a few drops of any of these oils with a glass of warm water. Gargle with this mouthwash solution two to three times a day. You can find tea tree and clove oil in most grocery stores, while the oregano and lavender oil may only be purchased from health or specialty food stores. To prevent some types of oral related diseases such as tmj, you can read on natural tips on treating tmj here.