Home remedies for excessive salivation

By:Himanshu Sharma, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Nov 18, 2015
It may be embarrassing to speak to people if you deal with excessive salivation. But, you can resort to certain home remedies to fight this problem.
  • 1

    Coffee beans

    Coffee beans are known to absorb saliva and keep your mouth dry. Grind them and put them under your tongue.

    Coffee beans
  • 2


    There are several health benefits of lemons, including helping with excessive salivation. You can regulate saliva production and reduce excess saliva formation by sucking on lemon wedges.

  • 3

    Ginger tea

    The herbal tea has a drying effect on the mouth when consumed. Alternatively, you can also suck pieces of dried ginger for relief.

    Ginger tea
  • 4

    Icing and brushing

    Icing is one of the ways to improve tone and swallow reflex. Brushing is useful in improving oral motor control and swallowing process.

    Icing and brushing
  • 5

    Cut back on sugar

    When you are having issues with excess saliva, limit sugar or avoid foods with sugar.  Resist the temptation of sugar-sweetened beverages, candies and desserts, such as ice cream.

    Images - Getty

    Cut back on sugar
Load More
  • All
  • Article
  • Slideshow
  • Video
  • QnA
This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK