Home remedies for sore throat
Sore throat gives one dreading feelings while swallowing. Bacterial and viral infections are mostly responsible for sore throat. It is a symptom to cold, flu, tonsillitis and such others.
Here are given some home remedies for sore throat:–
Gargle is most effective in curing sore throat. Take hot water (as much hot as person can bear easily without any burning sensation) and add little amount of salt to it. It will help in soothing the throat.
Honey is another trusted effective remedy for curing sore throat. Make a thick paste of honey and ginger and take it after regular intervals. Turmeric powder can also be added to honey. The anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric help in soothing the throat.
Onion works well on sore throat. Extract onion juice from the chopped onion. Add honey in the same amount of onion juice and let the mixture set for five to six hours. Take twice a day. It thin out congestion and cure sore throat.
Black pepper is also effective to treat sore throat. Mix two-three black pepper seeds in a glass of hot milk. Drink it twice a day and get quick relief.
Herbal tea is recommended during sore throat. Add few slices of ginger, two-three cloves of garlic and few drops of lemon juice to the water. Bring it to boil. Add honey to it. This is most effective home remedies for sore throat.
Precaution is better than cure. Avoid taking cold eatables. Drink plenty of water.
Steam inhalation helps much in sore throat. Boil some water and place it in cooking pot. Cover your head with the towel and try inhaling the steam.
Boil few sticks of cinnamon in one and half cup of water. Filter it out. Add one teaspoon of honey in this solution and have it.
Mix one teaspoon of turmeric powder and one teaspoon of ground black pepper in a glass of hot milk.
Add two tablespoon of fenugreek seeds to one liter of boil water. Boil till it reduces to half. Use this water for gargle.
A combination of betel leaves with liquorice i.e. mulethi is much beneficial in sore throat. Have it twice or thrice a day.
Make a fine paste of three cloves with two clove of garlic. Add it in one cup of honey. Have it thrice a day for immediate result.
Soak eight to 10 almonds overnight. Peel it off and grind it with eight to 10 corns. Add water to it. Have it. Salt or sugar can also be added according to taste.