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Natural Cures for Cracked Corners of the Mouth

Suffering with cracked corners of your mouth?


lemonade-225x2521. Check your water intake

Are you drinking half your body weight in ounces of water each day?





2. B vitamin deficiency (B2, B3, B12)

A deficiency of B Vitamins is characterized by cracking of the lips and corners of the mouth. Riboflavin is also know as Vitamin B2.

To increase riboflavin add Nutritional Yeast to your diet. Try  1 Tbs Bragg’s Nutritional Yeast added to your green smoothie or sprinkled on cooked vegetables every day.

Consider a high quality B Complex like food-form Super B.

If you have the genetic variant (MTHFR) you will want a different form of B Vitamins like Active B Complex by Klaire (15% off here).

Consume a wide variety of vegetables, greens, seeds and nuts as well as quality animal protein.

B12 sources include liver, fish, and red meat. Activated B12-Guard by Perque has a good B12 supplement.

3. Add 1 Tbs Carlson cod liver oil  daily


4. Eat quality animal protein

and make sure that you are getting enough iron and zinc.

Two to three times a day, consume protein like wild caught salmon, free range chicken and eggs, and pasture-raised meat.

4. Topical Oils

Topically you can apply raw unprocessed coconut oil and alternatively, Vitamin E oil (try Unique E Tocopherols) applied to the corners of the mouth can help soothe.

5. Digestive Weakness

When the digestion system is not healthy, nutrients aren’t absorbed properly. Eating an anti-inflammatory diet is the first step in healing the gut.

The first four steps will be things you can easily do.

Pick up a copy of my book, The Reclaim Diet. This will guide you through implementing a healing, read-food way of eating. 



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