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Home remedies for your angular cheilitis problem

The following home remedies can help you to get relief and eliminate angular cheilitis. Let's find out how you can find a solution for this problem right at home.

Honey

Honey has properties that will help you against the infection caused by microorganisms. You need to apply honey regularly on the infection and keep it for 15 minutes. Regular application of honey for just a few days will help you to get rid of angular cheilitis.

Cocoa butter

Cocoa butter is a helpful for you because it will help you to get rid of dry lips. It is a very good method of keeping your lips moisturised and also avoiding the possibility of chapped lips. You need a small amount of natural cocoa butter to get rid of this problem. You will need to apply this butter twice or thrice every day on the lips and soon you will get rid of the pain and other associated symptoms of angular cheilitis.

Aloe vera gel

Aloe vera gel will help you to fight against the pain caused by angular cheilitis. To get immediate relief from the pain, you need to rub aloe vera on the infected part (the corner of your mouth). Take a leaf of Aloe vera and keep it in the fridge for some time before you use it on the affected part. You will need to rub it for few minutes and let the gel drive for 15 to 20 minutes before you wash it. This is a natural treatment and it is effective in reducing the pain.

Water

If you keep yourself hydrated, it will help you to fight angular cheilitis. If you are drinking enough water, you are not likely to have chapped and dry lips. Chapped and dry lips will result in cracks. To ensure that you do not have this problem, you will need to drink 10 to 12 glasses of water every day. Drinking water regularly will also have other health benefits were you besides preventing the onset of angular cheilitis.

Moisturisers and lip balms

Moisturisers and lip balms will help you to keep your lips moisturised and hydrated. You need unscented and unflavoured moisturisers and lip balms. You can use petroleum jelly, coconut oil etc. because they will reduce the infection. They are very good natural treatment for angular cheilitis. You only need to ensure that the moisturiser or the lip balm does not contain chemical substances. If you use them several times a day and at night when you go to sleep, soon you will get relief from angular cheilitis.

Make a mixture

You can make a mixture of several ingredients right at home which will help you to get relief from angular cheilitis. Mix 2 tablespoons of tea tree oil with half tablespoon of petroleum jelly and 1 tablespoon of vitamin E oil. You can use this mixture on the cracked areas. Try to use them several times in a day. When you use it around the corners of the lips, it will help you to get relief from the pain and other problems associated with angular cheilitis.

Over-the-counter medicines

Over-the-counter ointments can help you to get immediate relief. There are some natural ointments available which can help you in case of angular cheilitis by providing relief from the pain. Some of them are very effective and can help you to see improvement within 2 to 3 days. They are useful because they can reduce inflammation, irritation, pain and redness which is often seen in case of angular cheilitis.

References
1. Angular Cheilitis
2. Cheilitis: Diagnosis and treatmen
3. Angular cheilitis