posted on Jun, 1 2008 @ 12:39 AM
Something my wife discovered completely by accident. We regularly buy vitamin C (ascorbic acid) tablets at home. these are 1000 mg of ascorbic acid.
You place the tablet in half a glass of water and let it dissolve. Then you drink it.
However, if you have any type of ulcer, sore, irritation or pain inside your mouth, on your tongue or on a lip, take maybe 1/8 of a tablet, apply it
directly where it hurts (or you have a sore, or whatever). Use your tongue, if possible, to keep it there and let it dissolve.
Your ulcer, etc, will usually be gone by the end of the day! For pain, the benefit is immediate. My wife discovered this by accident. She, her
daughter and myself, use these tablets anytime we have a sore, etc in our mouths. I've recently discovered it also works wonder for pain related to a
Now my question is this: Why don't dentists recommend it? If my wife discovered this by accident, then certainly research has been done on the
subject. I'm betting it simply doesn't pay to promote over-the-counter vitamins...