Suffering from a sore throat can be very troublesome, it can make eating and drinking very hard for you, it can even affect your sleep. When you experience pain, irritation and itchiness in your throat, that means you got a sore throat. It is not a very serious health condition and you really do not need to visit a doctor to cure it.
There are many natural remedies which will help you in curing sore throat at home. Although these remedies are natural and safe, you should still be conscious while using these remedies.
Sage And Echinacea
It is an herb which grows in the Mediterranean, this herb is mostly used for cooking, but it can also be used as a medicine. Echinacea is also an herb which can help you in fighting bacteria and lowering the inflammation. Also, it has been used since ancient times in making various medicine. According to a study sage and echinacea is more effective than many other options in reducing throat pain.
- 1 tsp of ground sage and 1 tsp of ground echinacea.
- ½ cup of water.
Steps to make this spray
- Boil a water for 5 minutes.
- Add sage and echinacea in a jar and fill the jar with boiling water.
- Add 1//2 cup of alcohol in the mixture.
- Pour it in a spray bottle and spray it on your throat whenever require.
Gargle With Salt Water
One of the oldest and common remedies of treating sore throat is salt water gargle, it is a very affecting remedy. It can even kill the bacteria’s in your throat, also salt can help you in reducing the swelling in the throat.
For this remedy, you just need to boil one cup of water and after boiling it add 1 tsp salt in it, then stir to dissolve it. Use this water and gaggle for at least 30 seconds, for quick result gaggle with salt water at least 4 times a day.
Lemon water is usually used as a refreshing drink, but it can also help in reducing the pain. Since lemon is a rich source of vitamin C and antioxidants, this will help you to reduce the swollen, cold and flu. Consuming lemon water will increase the production of saliva, this will result in keeping moist your mucous membranes.
You can make your lemon water by squeezing lemon in a Luke warm water, for more effective result add honey or salt in it.
Drink A Lot Of Fluid
This might sound strange to you but when you have a sore throat, you must drink a lot of water. It essential, because it will help you in keeping your mucous membranes moist, this will help in healing your throat. To keep your mucous membranes hydrated drink green tea, water or any other herbal product.
A sore throat can be very troublesome, it makes hard for you to swallow food, drink water and to sleep properly. But with the help of these natural home remedies, you can cure your swollen throat effectively and fast.