Cause and Remedy to Swollen Bottom Lip

At times you may find your lip swollen for no reason to be a health issue, yes you are right there may be an underlying condition which may have given upper lip swelling or bottom lip swelling for no reason at all.

By Overnight Sleep you may feel discomfort or early morning after woke up you see a your bottom lip is hanging. 

Why Swollen Lip Suddently

Lower Lip is Swollen For Baby

Reason 1: 
This sudden Lip hanging/Swollen is due to Allergy.An ant sting or an insect bite may be another cause where you may find your lip swollen for no reason, especially if it is not itching and if the swelling is either on the upper lip or the lower lip.

Reson 2:

At the first glance you may not be aware that certain food or allergens that you have come in contact have resulted in swollen lips. The allergic compound can be the food you have eaten or medicine that you have taken for the first time.

Reason 3:

Peanuts, shellfish, eggs, soy, cow's milk, dairy products, wheat, jalapeno peppers and certain food additives are some of the common food allergens. Consumption of any such food item would trigger the release of histamines which in turn may cause the lips to swell up.

Reason 4:
Sometimes, an allergic reaction may be triggered by the use of certain drugs.
Venom from bee stings or insect stings or exposure to pet dander, pollen or dust mites could also cause an allergic reaction.

Home Remedies to treat Swollen Lip

ICE Cubes

Wrap ice in a clean towel and apply it on your lips. 
Take some ice cubes and wrap them in a towel. Pat this cold compress on the swollen lip. Otherwise, keep a spoon in the freezer for some time and gently press it on the lips. You can also try hot packs. 
Hold a towel dipped in warm water for 10-15 minutes on the lips. Heat reduces the accumulation of blood in the swollen area and thus decreases the swelling. These remedies are useful if the swelling is due to an injury.

Salt and Cold Water

Witch Hazel Plant

A mixture of witch hazel extracts and salt in a 2:1 ratio is pretty effective in bringing any kind of topical swelling down. This mixture must stay on the lips for about 15-20 minutes, and should be washed off with cold water thereafter.


Turmeric powder and Honey Mixture
Turmeric powder and Honey Mixture
Apply a mixture of turmeric powder, Fuller's earth, and water. Fuller's earth possesses cooling properties, which help reduce swelling. You can also mix a few drops of organic honey to this mixture, to prevent turmeric and Fuller's earth from drying out your lips..

Tea Bag

Cold Down Tea Bag

Immerse a tea bag in warm water for a few minutes. Remove the tea bag and allow it to cool down. Place it on the lips for a few minutes. This will help to reduce the swelling. Apply a medicated lip balm in order to prevent dryness.

Aloe Vera and Tea Tree Oil

A mixture of clear aloe vera gel and tea tree oil, in a 2:1 ratio, helps soothe dermal inflammation of any kind and, as such, is helpful in managing swelling of the lips too.
 Apply this paste on the swollen lips and let it dry. Thereafter, wash it off with cold water. You may repeat this procedure a couple of times a day if the swelling does not subside.

Note: If you suffer from systemic symptoms such as fever, breathlessness or swelling of tongue, you should immediately consult a doctor.