A - Z of Home Remedies & Cures

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Baking Soda and Hydrogen Peroxide Remedy

Baking soda is a pure substance (bicarbonate of soda).
Baking powder is traditionally a mixture of bicarbonate of soda and cream of tartar (from tartaric acid).

Baking Soda and Hydrogen Peroxide - Home remedy for Mouth Ulcers: Mix 2 ounces of hydrogen peroxide, 2 ounces water, 1 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon baking soda. Rinse the mouth with this solution. Rinse carefully after brushing your teeth twice daily until ulcers disappear.  Rinse gently and do not swallow. Available from chemists and heatlh shops.

Health Warning: Rinse the mouth with this solution - but do not swallow.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal medications


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