Ayurveda Self-Treatment

Mouth Dry

    Last Updated by: Guruji Murugan Chillayah on 19 August 2017 (Fri) 01:00 AM (GMT+8)

Mouth Dry Treatment

Dry Mouth (Xerostomia):

  • Dry mouth or xerostomia is a condition in which the production of saliva in the mouth is obstructed
  • Saliva helps:
    • The mouth to stay moist and clean
    • Digest food

Symptoms to look for:

  • Sticky and dry mouth
  • Excessive thirst
  • Sores in the mouth
  • Problem in speaking, tasting and chewing
  • Bad breath

Causes:

  • Side-effect of muscle relaxants and sedatives
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Anaemia
  • Arthritis
  • Fever
  • Excessive sweating
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea

Natural home remedy using fennel seeds and aniseed:

1. Take 1 tsp of fennel seeds
2. Add 1 tsp of aniseed
3. Eat this mixture
It improves the flow of saliva and alleviates bad breath.

Natural home remedy using cardamom powder:

1. Take 1 glass of hot water
2. Add 1 tsp of cardamom powder
3. Mix well
4. Leave it for 15 min
5. Drink once every day
6. It moistens the mouth and cures bad breath

Tips:

  • Reduce intake of fizzy drinks
  • Consume fruits to keep the body hydrated
  • Avoid smoking and chewing tobacco as it hampers the production of saliva

    NOTE : The intention of this article is only for information. It is not a substitute to any other standard medical diagnosis. For proper treatment, always consult a qualified Ayurvedic physician.

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