A sore throat can be a very painful and irritating condition for many people. There are many symptoms associated with a sore throat such as loss of voice, redness, dryness, coughing, clogged nasal passages, and swallowing difficulty. Although there are many home remedies you can try to ease your symptoms from a sore throat you will need to keep in mind that a sore throat can also lead to more prolonged illnesses if not treated properly. When using these home remedies if your sore throat does not subside within 3-4 days of using the remedies, or if you start having a fever, you need to contact your primary physician and schedule an appointment to come in. Strep throat is very common and if left untreated can turn into scarlet fever, a very dangerous and possible life threatening illness. Below are a few home remedies you can try before rushing to the doctor with sore throat symptoms.
💗 Take a cup of beet juice and add two tablespoons of honey. Mix the two ingredients together and heat it up for about one minute. Gently drink the solution for about 15 minutes.
💗 You can also make some tea using powdered ginger and water. Simply add half of a teaspoon of ground cayenne pepper with your brewing tea also and you have now created an herbal tea that will have your throat feeling a world of difference. Keep in mind to keep stirring the mixture as the pepper will settle. For best results drink this home remedy before bedtime. This mixture is also very handy when it comes to curing an irritating cough.
💗 You can also try fresh pure squeezed lemon juice. Lemons contain citric acid which can help relieve swollen parts, hence your irritated and sore throat.
💗 Taking a shot of whisky or tequila with a tablespoon of honey can also relieve most sore throats. Let the mixture sit in the back of your throat for at least 15-20 seconds and then swallow the mixture to sure your sore and aching throat.
💗 You can also try heating a cup of milk and adding a teaspoon of butter and honey. You can also sprinkle sugar for a better tasting mixture.
💗 Lemon herbal tea with chamomile can also be a cure for your sore throat. You can also mix in honey to add to your sore throat infusion. Simply boil the mixture and then gently sip the concoction.
💗 Who could forget old fashioned salt and water? Simply ad one to two tablespoons of salt to warm water and gargle the mixture for several minutes.
💗 Ginger is also a very effective home remedy for sore throats. You can either consume ginger through tea form or it can be made into a hot beverage or with plain water and sugar. The juice of ginger can also be taken with honey to treat a sore throat.
💗 By adding cumin seeds to boiling water and then adding garlic can also be a great mixture to mix up with you have the sore throat blues. After boiling the mixture you will then want to simmer the concoction and allow it to cool. Consume the mixture in a timely matter will determine on the effectiveness of the concoction.
💗 An infusion of cinnamon and cardamom can also be gargled and can treat your aching sore throat. This is also used to help with sore throats associated with the flu.
💗 Licorice is also a great ingredient to help cure sore throats. Simply suck on pieces of raw licorice and allow the juices to pass through your throat to help soothing the redness and irritation of your throat.
💗 By filling a cup with honey and adding onion pieces. After making the mixture you can swallow one teaspoon of the mixture each and every two hours for instant relief for a sore throat.
💗 Another effective way to cure a sore throat is mango bark chewing.
💗 Belleric myrobalan is a fruit, however it is not the fruit that you need for your sore throat concoction but the pulp of the fruit. What you want to do is take the pulp of its fruit and mix it with salt, pepper, and honey.
💗 Pour one cup of boiling water over two teaspoons of dried raspberry leaves and steep them for ten minutes. After straining the mixture allow it to cool and then gargle the mixture.
💗 You can also try mixing a cup of warm water with a teaspoon of turmeric powder and a half of a teaspoon of salt. Mix this all together and gargle the mixture 2-3 times a day.
💗 Mixing a teaspoon of sage in a cup of boiling water can also do the trick for a sore throat. After straining the mixture and allowing it to cool you can then add one teaspoon of honey and a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar. Gargle the mixture 3-4 times a day.
💗 Gargling Listerine is also a very effective method for relieving a sore throat.