Homeopathic Remedies For Ulcer

About Ulcer

Several factors that seem to trigger outbreaks of these apthous ulcers have been identified. Any one or a combination of them can lead to such ulcers. These factors are emotional stress, deficiencies in diet (Iron, B-12, and folic acid), menstrual periods, oral hygiene, allergy to food substances and trauma sites in mouth (where the tongue or cheek has got bitten). They may occur without any definite cause. It also seems that some have it running in their families. Research suggests that some people may get ulcers due to the usage of products containing SLS (sodium lauryl sulfate).This chemical is found in some toothpastes and mouthwashes.


Homoeopathic Medicines that are often used for treating apthous ulcerations in mouth are Borax, Acid Sulf, Acid Nitric, Merc Sol and Kali Chloride.

Among these various medicines, Homoeopathic medicine Merc Sol (Mercurius Solubius) requires an important mention. Merc Sol not only does it hasten the healing of ulcers and reduces the pain , it also eradicates ones tendency to have mouth ulcers frequently. Merc sol 30c can be taken three times a day for a maximum period of 2-3 days. It must be discontinued once the pain subsides.

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