Sore throat is usually a consequence of infection (bacterial or viral), but can also occur due to mechanical irritation and severe cold, after consumption cold drinks or longer inhaling too much cold air. In addition to the primary causes of sore throat, there are secondary such as: allergies, dry air, smoking, singing, shouting …
Sore Throat or tonsillitis is one of the most widespread diseases of cold days, manifested by pain in the throat when swallowing, fever, headache and pain in joints and muscles. Doctors successfully treated with antibiotics, but there are also natural remedies which quickly and efficiently can help you.
Cure sore throat with these natural remedies:
Boil 2 dl water, add 1 teaspoon of salt (the best is sea salt) and allow to cool completely. After that take a single sip of the liquid and rinse the throat until you spend the whole amount. Repeat this procedure 2-3 times a day.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar can also serve as a good natural cure for throat. In the first symptoms of a sore throat due to cold, rinse with undiluted apple vinegar. If there is a need for prolonged use it needs to be diluted with water in the ratio 1:5.
Another simple remedy for throat. Create a concentrated lemon juice, which means a little water and no sugar. Drink lemonade slowly with small breaks between sips.
Unavoidable in folk medicine because destroys viruses, bacteria, and even fungi. If you feel a cold start that tracks throat feel free to eat a few cloves of garlic. This natural antibiotic has the power to stop further progression of the disease.
With garlic you can make a few more natural remedies for sore throat as follow:
Cook garlic in milk so that it all turns to mush. While it’s a warm place it on a cloth and wrap around the neck, and the pain will soon stop.
Boil 2 dl water and leave to cool. Mash 5-6 cloves of garlic and put them in the water. Leave it for several hours, then strain it and you’ve got an effective natural remedy to gargle. You can use it several times a day.
For rinsing sore throat can be used and a glass of freshly squeezed beetroot with a teaspoon of crushed garlic poured with a glass of boiled cooled water. Allow to sit for six hours, but stir every half hour. Strain and gargle several times a day.
Tea made from raspberry leaves
Pour one tablespoon of dried raspberry leaves with one cup of boiling water. After about ten minutes, strain and wait until tea is cooled, and then use the tea to gargle. If the sore throat is accompanied by fever, raspberry leaf tea can be useful for drink.
The herb sage is one of the most effective natural herbs for suppressing inflammation in the body (this includes inflammation of the bladder, vaginal infections, and of course, sore mouth and throat). Sage tea is made from one tablespoon of fresh or dried herb per cup of water. Pour boiling water on the leaves and let it stand for half an hour. Drink one cup of tea three times a day.
Cleans and removes accumulated adhesive toxins, pus, sweat, etc., so it is recommended for the treatment of sore throat. For that you need half a teaspoon of turmeric and a little salt, pour with two dl of warm water and you have natural remedy to gargle. Make gargle 2-3 times a day.
In Russia horseradish is well known as a natural remedy for the treatment of respiratory diseases. In a cup of warm water, add one teaspoon of grated fresh horseradish root and one teaspoon of honey. Stir well and drink slowly in small sips.
Milk and honey
If your sore throat is caused by a kind of irritation, it is only necessary to soothe the lining of the throat and the pain will be withdrawn. In 2 dl of warm (not boiling) milk dissolve one tablespoon of honey. Drink this potion slowly in small sips. After a few hours repeat the procedure until the throat is recovered. Note: If sore throat persists after 2-3 days, contact your doctor.