Herbal Remedies for Canker Sores and Mucocele

Canker sores and Mucocele are two benign (non-cancerous) tumors and conditions affecting the mouth. These conditions occur as growths in the mouth, because of a change to mouth cells. Both the conditions neither lead to cancer nor spread to other parts of the body. However, affected individuals can use prescription medications or undergo minor surgery for treating the two conditions. Planet Ayurveda herbal manufacturing company offers some beneficial herbal products for managing Canker sores and Mucocele in a natural manner.


Canker sores and Mucocele: Overview

Canker sores and Mucocele are both non-cancerous conditions of the mouth, but they are different from each other in terms of manifestation in the affected patients. Canker sores (also known as Aphthous ulcers) appear as small, shallow lesions or open wounds in the mouth, whereas Mucocele is cyst-like soft, fluid-filled swellings in the mouth. Canker sores are enclosed by a yellowish/whitish membrane with a red-colored inflamed ring surrounding it. Mucocele appears either as a clear/semi-clear or blue-colored cyst. Canker sores usually develop on the soft tissues of the mouth and at the base of the gums. Mucocele generally develops under the tongue, on the inside of the lower lip, on the gums, the floor of the mouth, or the roof of the mouth.

Canker sores and Mucocele: Causes

The exact cause behind the occurrence of Canker sores is not known. Nonetheless, it is believed that some of the causes in the development of these lesions are:

  • Stress
  • Mouth injury
  • Viral infection
  • Food allergies
  • Hormonal fluctuations
  • Deficiency of certain vitamins or minerals
  • The weak immune system of the body

The causes of Mucocele are typically linked to some kind of trauma to the mouth. Some of the common causes of Mucocele are:

  • Accidental biting of the lower lip
  • Biting of the inside of the cheek
  • Piercings
  • Jagged or crooked teeth
  • Rupturing of the salivary gland

Canker sores and Mucocele: Symptoms

The common symptoms of Canker sores are:

  • The appearance of oval-shaped ulcers in the mouth
  • Burning sensation or tingling in the mouth
  • Throbbing pain inside the mouth
  • Fever
  • Swelling of the lymph nodes
  • Difficulty in speaking or eating food.

The common symptoms of Mucocele are:

  • Semi-clear or bluish-colored swelling in the mouth
  • Soft, bubble-like swelling at the affected site in the mouth
  • Difficulty in chewing food
  • Difficulty in speaking or even breathing

Herbal Remedies for Canker sores and Mucocele

Canker sores and Mucocele are non-contagious oral conditions which generally do not pose any serious health risk to the affected people. These conditions mostly do not require any specific treatment. But, in some cases where these oral growth causes pain and discomfort. These sores and mucocele can be managed by natural herbal formulations. Planet Ayurveda offers effective formulations which are quite effective to deal with sores and mucocele. These includes:

1. Pitta Balance Capsules

These capsules are prepared from a very beneficial blend of herbs and natural ingredients which are useful in treating several health conditions. The ingredients include Praval Pishti (Coral Calcium), Akik Pishti (Agate Calcium), Mukta Pishti (Pearl Calcium), Jawahar Mohra Pishti (an Ayurvedic Calcium compound), Kamdudha Ras (an Ayurvedic Calcium compound), and Giloy satva (extract of Tinospora cordifolia).

The use of these capsules can be beneficial in managing Canker Sores and Mucocele because of the ability of the natural ingredients to treat skin disorders, keep the skin infection-free, purify the blood, cure ulcers and lesions, promote the functioning of the immune system, and balance the body’s Pitta dosha.

Dosage: 1-2 capsules, once or twice a day.

2. Gandhak Rasayan

These tablets are prepared from Shuddha Gandhak (Purified Sulphur), and a combination of some potent herbs and other useful natural ingredients which include Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia), Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum), Ela (Elettaria cardamomum), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica), Patra (Cinnamomum Tamala), Nagakesara (Mesua ferrea), Shunti (Zingiber officinale), Bhringaraja (Eclipta alba), Godugdha (Cow milk), and Sita (Sugar Syrup).

People suffering from Canker Sores and Mucocele can benefit from the use of these tablets because the natural ingredients can manage skin ailments, relieve the itchiness of the skin, treat fungal infections, alleviate burning sensation on the skin, facilitate blood purification, and balance the body’s Vata, Pitta, and Kapha doshas.

Dosage: 1-2 tablets, two times a day.

3. Smulcer Gel

The preparation of this gel involves the use of the bark/root extracts of some powerful herbs which are known for their ability to manage oral problems. The herbs include Sharkara (Saccharum officinarum), Yashtimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra), Khadirah (Acacia catechu), Tagar (Valeriana wallichi), Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa), Babul (Acacia arabica), Kushtha (Saussurea lappa), and Karpurah (Cinnamomum camphora).

The use of this gel is beneficial for managing Canker Sores and Mucocele because of the ability of the herbal ingredients to reduce inflammation of oral mucosa, treat recurring oral problems, manage skin disorders, treat ulcers in the mouth, and cure cysts and lesions.

Directions for use: Apply the gel with your finger, 2-3 times a day (or as directed by the physician).

4. Turmix Mouth Rinse

Turmix mouth rinse is an alcohol-free, sugar-free, and chemical-free mouth rinse which is usually prescribed for patients suffering from oral ailments. The mouth rinse possesses antimicrobial, anti-plaque, analgesic, and anti-inflammatory properties. The components of the mouth rinse include Curcumin, Thymol, Clove oil, Tea tree oil, and Mentha oil.

Turmix mouth rinse is a useful product for patients affected by Canker Sores and Mucocele because the ingredients have the ability to reduce gingival inflammation, check tooth decay, treat toothache, prevent the formation of plaque and tartar, and treat fungal and bacterial infections of the mouth.

Directions for use: Rinse the mouth with nearly 10 ml of mouth rinse, twice a day (or as directed by the physician).

5. Oil Pulling with Arimedadi Oil

Oil pulling with Arimedadi oil is a very effective herbal remedy for managing Canker Sores and Mucocele. Arimedadi oil has several dental health benefits owing to its anti-plaque and anti-bacterial properties. The ingredients of the oil include a number of potent herbs, like Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa), Khadira (Acacia catechu), Clove (Syzygium aromaticum), Til oil (Sesamum inidicum), Dalchini (Cinnamomum zeylanicum), and several other herbs.

Arimedadi oil can be used for oil pulling in order to manage Canker Sores and Mucocele because the herbal oil can help maintain healthy oral cavity, treat dental cavities, manage oral infections, reduce the accumulation of plaque, treat gingival inflammation, cure gum abscess, treat Pyorrhoea, and manage trauma from lesions and injuries.

Directions for use: Take 1 tablespoon oil (15 ml) for oil pulling, once a day (preferably in the morning).

Contact Planet Ayurveda Support Team to provide you the costing/ordering and delivery information at – costing.planetayurveda@gmail.com or Call at 0172-521-4030 (India), +91-172-521-4030 (Outside India) or Whatsapp at (+91) 9915-593-604.


The herbal products available from Planet Ayurveda for natural management of Canker Sores and Mucocele are 100% natural products, which are completely safe to use. The products do not contain any chemicals, preservatives, artificial colors, starch, additives, binders, or fillers. However, it is recommended that these herbal products should be used under the guidance of an Ayurveda expert.

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurvedic Medicine) is an expert Ayurveda consultant in Chandigarh (India). He has vast experience of herbs and their applied uses. He has successfully treated numerous patients suffering from various ailments, throughout the world. He is CEO and Founder of Krishna Herbal Company and Planet Ayurveda in Chandigarh, India. He researched age old formulas from ancient Ayurvedic text books to restore health and save human beings from the worst side-effects of chemical-based treatments.