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Natural Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Sore Nipples

Sore Nipples

  • Sore nipples is a common problem faced by new mothers
  • The condition can make it difficult for a woman to breastfeed
  • Yeast infection
  • Improper feeding position makes it difficult for the baby to suck milk and results in tearing of nipples
  • Cracked and painful nipples
Simple techniques
  1. Natural home remedy using aloe vera

    1. Take a few aloe vera leaves
    2. Remove the thorns and the outer skin
    3. Extract its gel from inside
    4. Apply this gel on the nipples
    5. Make sure to wash it off before the next feeding session
  2. Natural home remedy using ice

    1. Take a few ice cubes
    2. Wrap them in a clean piece of cloth
    3. Place this on the affected area for 2-3 min
    4. Repeat this 3 times a day
  3. Natural home remedy using basil leaves

    1. Crush a handful of basil leaves to make paste
    2. Apply this paste on the affected area
    3. Wash off before the feeding session
    4. Do this several times a day

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Dr. B.N. Sinha

Ayurveda Expert,

Dr. B.N. Sinha has been a practitioner and an avid patron of Ayurveda for 20 years now. He specializes in lifestyle disorders and chronic disease management. Due to his keen focus on spreading awareness about his discipline, Dr. Sinha has played a pivotal role in several educational institutions. He retired as Dean, University of Delhi, Principal A & U Tibbia College, New Delhi

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