Droge mond: zijn er natuurlijke remedies?
Aloe Vera is an age-old remedy for oral health: it has always been used to keep the mouth hydrated and to treat dry mouth (Xerostomia). The gel contained in its leaves is used in many parts of the world for moisturizing the mouth and protecting the sensitive tissue in the mouth. It is now also used as a saliva substitute in liquid form.
Aloë Vera Gel | Aloë Vera Gel Poeder
Ginger is well known to stimulate saliva production and relieve dry mouth. It is one of the “herbal sialagogues”, i.e. plants that stimulate the functioning of the salivary glands to produce more saliva. The sialagogue action of ginger is mentioned in many studies.
Gedroogde Gember | Gember Extract Poeder
Many people with xerostomia have found ginseng helpful in increasing moisture. It is a popular herb in traditional herbalism like Traditional Chinese Medicine and Traditional Korean Medicine, which has long been used to relieve dry mouth.
Gedroogde Ginsengwortel | Ginseng Poeder
Marshmallow is an herbal remedy that has natural mucilage. Its root and leaf have been used for centuries as a folk remedy to moisturize the mouth. Our grandmother already knew all its benefits for the health of the mouth. It can be consumed as a cold infusion or hot tea.
Marshmallow Root Extract | Marshmallow Leaf Extract
Capsaicin is one of the popular home remedies for promoting salivation, relieving salivary gland inflammation and alleviating dry mouth symptoms.