In rare cases, a raw or sore tongue may be a symptom of a serious medical condition such as herpes
.If you suffer from feelings of soreness or pain in the tongue, try the following raw tongue home remedies
. If the soreness persists, consult with your doctor or dentist:
Use a soft bristled brush to reduce injury to your gums and tongue
Increase the intake of foods rich in vitamin B, folate
and iron. Studies show that people prone to canker
sores are deficient in B-complex vitamins. To remedy the situation, foods such as lentils, peas, beans and legumes are good sources of folate while lean meats and seafood contain high amounts of vitamin B. Iron rich foods such as tofu, beef and fortified cereals can also help prevent mouth sores and ulcers.
Avoid spicy and hot foods as these may aggravate the condition.
Make a solution of half-teaspoon sodium bicarbonate
mixed with a glass of warm water and gargle with this every hour until the soreness reduces.