Ayurvedic Home Remedies For Dry, Cracked Lips

Cracked or dry lips are a common problem. They can be painful and unattractive. The lips become red, cracked, tender or even sore and painful.

Causes Of Dry, Cracked Lips

Vitamin deficiency
Sun exposure and weather
Excessive wetting of lips
Consuming too much of caffeinated drinks
Excessive use of lipstick

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How To Have Beautiful Lips

Remove lip makeup before going to bed. An adequate amount of water intake is essential to keep the lips hydrated and prevent them from cracking. A proper. balanced diet with fresh fruits and vegetables is essential. Fruits like papaya and dragon fruit can be rubbed onto the lips as lip care.

Home Remedies For Dry, Cracked Lips


Honey is a natural moisturizer. It can prevent lips from cracking and drying and also improves the color of lips. For dry, cracked lips plain honey can be applied 3-4 times per day.

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil or olive oil is best for cracked lips caused by cold and dry weather.

Coriander Leaves

Juice from fresh coriander leaves can be applied onto the lips to keep them soft and pink.

Rose Petals

A handful of rose petals should be washed and soaked in milk. After a few hours of soaking, grind the petals into a smooth paste. Apply this paste on the lips for 2 -3 times a day to maintain lip color.


Strawberry can be rubbed onto the lips to make them pink and soft.

Beet Root

Beet root paste or a slice of beet root can be rubbed onto the lips to enhance their color. The darkness from the beet root will gradually reduce.

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Rekha Kumar Naidu is the chief Ayurveda consultant and proprietor of Deepam Ayurveda panchakarma centre, Chennai. She is an Ayurveda graduate with panchakarma diploma, specializing in lifestyle counseling and panchakarma. She has been awarded the Jeevaka award for academic excellence by the Himalaya pharmaceuticals. A successful practitioner in both India and Malaysia, she speaks in Tamil channels about Ayurveda, lifestyle and women's health and has contributed articles to various magazines and websites.


  1. Thank you . Such a relief to find the detailed yet simple and easy to attain advice !! Take care.

  2. Very Informative Article. Well explained about Ayurvedic Home Remedies For Dry, Cracked Lips. Thank you for sharing this with us.
    All the best! Keep up the work!


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