5 Natural Ways to Soothe Your Burnt Tongue

We all might have experienced burnt tongues at some point in our lives. It can be while sipping your hot cup of coffee or tea just before a meeting, tasting mom’s food, or restaurants. Since the tongue is a sensitive part so the heat gets absorbed into the pores of the tongue. When it gets burnt, the outer surface of the tongue becomes very delicate. But we just think it will heal in time. But there are a few natural ways to soothe your burnt tongue.


This really works effective and quick whenever you burn your tongue sipping a hot cup of coffee or tea, always look for sugar. The glucose content in the sugar immediately soothes the tongue. Sugar provides instant relief and also enjoys a sweet taste in the mouth. To heal burnt tongue faster using crushed sugar (powdered sugar) is better.

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Ice Cubes:

If you have burnt your tongue eating your favourite hot food without knowing the temperature. If you couldn’t find sugar, you can opt for refrigerator-born ice cubes. Pick some and place it on your tongue. You feel better and burning can vanish as long as ice cubes rested on the tongue. You can also massage your tongue using ice cubes.

Mint Toothpaste:

If you have burnt your tongue severely and are unable to talk due to it, apply some mint toothpaste. Keep your tongue out of your mouth until the paste dries. Then wash it and eat something sweet like honey or chocolate. In fact, honey can be used as an anti-burn agent. Honey also helps in a burnt tongue. Instant relief and the cooling properties in mint are great ways how to cure a burnt tongue.

Keep your tongue out and Breathe:

If you can’t find any of the above-mentioned items, Just keep your tongue out of your mouth, and let the cool air touch your burnt tongue. This will give you relief from the pain. Breathe through your mouth. Inhale over burnt tongue so oxygen touches the tongue and soothes. Keep breathing until getting relief.

Rescue Water:

When you are out in a restaurant, looking for a remedy for a burnt tongue. Just go to a washroom and gargle your mouth with cold water which spread over the tongue area. Gargle 4 to 5 times, the colder the water more effective it is.

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