Which natural means and measures could alleviate mucositis?

The demand for natural means is growing among cancer patients. Some natural means, effective in the treatment of burns or in stomach and intestinal illnesses, are used as well with the mucositis. Among these are: aloe vera, chamomile tea, glutamine, sage tea and sucking ice. The means addressed here are recommended in the literature with different success for alleviating mucositis. There are no know clinical studies on the effectiveness of these treatments, however, the application of these means is not known to be harmful.
For nutrition a bland, soft, non-fatty diet is recommended. Spicy, acidic, salty, or coarse food and alcohol are to be avoided. Frequent drinking of bland teas is recommended.
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