This is the most chronic skin infection that numerous folks are struggling with globally, including myself. It causes swelling on one or both corners of your mouth, leading to splitting, cracking, dryness and eventually red sores at the edges of the mouth.
The contaminated location (usually the corners of the mouth) would feel inflamed and itchy. This condition is often identify as Angular Cheilitis. Though it is not going to pose a serious health problem to your body, it can bring along much embarrassment in your social life. (No one would feel good to have that ugly red lesions appearing in your facial especially on your mouth, right?)
In most cases, people suffering from angular cheilitis would find over the counter medications such as topical antifungal and antibacterial lotions ineffective in healing their cracked corners of mouth. They do provide temporary relief on your condition but the cracking mouth would often recur again in a short while.
As a matter of fact, they find natural remedies for angular cheilitis to be more practical.(Less costly and no unwanted side effect)
How to heal a split in the corners of your mouth?
The painful splits present at the corners of your mouth can be effectively addressed with this homemade mixture. Mix 1 tablespoonful of Vitamin E oil with 2 tablespoons full of Tea Tree Oil, and 1/2 tablespoon of Vaseline. Apply this mixture over your cracked corner mouth 3 times daily. This treatment can hasten the healing process on the splits around the lip corners in just 5 days.
Apply the milk of magnesia on your cracked edges of mouth using your forefinger. Allow it to dry for 10 minutes. After which, wash your mouth extensively with plain water. Then make use Vaseline to keep the lips moist. Repeat this treatment 3 times a day for a week. The inflamed skin over the corners of mouth will turn dry and form a thin scab. Once the scab is formed, it will naturally comes off in another 2 – 3 days.
Do you have cucumber in your fridge? Cut a thin slice of cucumber and gently rub it against the affected area. It will help in relieving and calming the pain caused by angular cheilitis. Keep the cucumber in the refrigerator for cooling and only get it from the freezer when you need to use them. Cooling cucumber will help to provide instant discomfort relief and keep the cracked lips moisturized. Repeat this treatment at least 3 times daily.
Lemon assists to kill harmful infection that trigger microbe due to its effective anti-oxidants. It had an amazing healing effect in combating angular cheilitis. Simply rub the lemon slice delicately over the infected mouth. It is advisable to use only fresh lemon. For faster healing progress, massage your cracked corners mouth every 4 hours.
As you had learnt, it is possible to heal that painful and ugly angular cheilitis naturally. In fact, your cracked mouth can be treated as fast as in just 24 hours right from HERE!