Chapped lips: Home remedies for chapped lips, ayurvedic remedies for chapped lips

Chapped lips: Home remedies for chapped lips, ayurvedic remedies for chapped lips

Home Remedies>> Chapped Lips

Written and Reviewed By :
Dr. Riddhi P. Sardhara.

Causes for Chapped Lips

  • One of the main reasons for the chapped lips is the frequently licking habit.

  • Others are dehydration or low intake of water.

  • Anemia also causes chapped lips.

  • Some skin allergy by food or medicine also causes chapped lips.

  • Chapped lips are also caused by herpes simplex infection. sometimes fungal infection also causes chapped lips.

  • Vitamins deficiency also causing chapped lips.

  • Symptoms and in which conditions to consult a doctor

  • Cracks, dryness around the lips, flacking of the skin of lips, sometimes redness, bleeding, and inflammation also occur in the chapped lips.

  • If the chapped lips are associated with a viral or fungal infection, care of the lips is most important, so better to consult a physician.

  • If black discoloration or heavy itching is there, it may be by a fungal infection.

  • If bleeding and inflammation are getting worsen after 3-4 days, it may be a secondary infection, so it is advisable to consult a doctor.

  • Home Remedies for Chapped Lips

  • Apply Aloe Vera leaf gel on the lips and leave it overnight. Do it regularly.

  • Mix 2 teaspoons of sugar with 1 teaspoon of Honey (Shahad) and apply it to the lips. Leave it for few minutes and then rub it slowly. Later wash it off with lukewarm water.

  • Wash a handful of Rose petals and soak them in milk for few hours. Then mash the petals into a thick paste. Apply the paste on the lips 2 to 3 times a day and every night before going to bed.

  • Apply Coconut Oil or Ghee directly on the lips several times a day.

  • Fresh milk cream can be applied to lips. Leave it for 10 minutes and gently wash with a cotton ball dipped in lukewarm water.

  • Apply pure organic Honey (Shahad) directly on the chapped lips many times a day.

  • Slowly rub a small slice of Cucumber across the Chapped Lips. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes and wash with water.

  • Mix 1 teaspoon each of Glycerin, Lemon (Nimbu) juice, and Castor oil. Apply this on lips and leave it overnight. In the morning clean it off with cotton dipped in water.

  • Drinking 8 to 10 glasses of water every day also helps to clear Chapped lips.

  • Take 20 ml castor oil, 10-15 gram of rose petals, and 2-3 mint leaves, grind it and apply 3-4 times to the lips.

  • If bleeding is persistent, take turmeric, a pinch of alum, and coconut oil, apply to the lips, it stops the bleeding.

  • Internally, amla, Munakka (raisins), chickpea lentils, rose petals, chia seeds are advisable to take in routine habits.

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