Sore throat is a condition that everyone faces once in a few months. This can be very uncomfortable and painful. It becomes hard to swallow once own saliva even, if sore throat is high. It is mainly caused by viral or bacterial infections and is caused as a part of cold, influenza or because of dryness. This can also be caused by allergies and irritants.
There are a few symptoms that help us recognize it in the initial stage itself. They are pain and itching in the throat, dry throat, hoarse voice, soreness, and difficulty in swallowing. This video gives a few natural and homemade remedies to help cure sore throat.
- Salt water – Mix ¼ teaspoon salt in ½ cup warm water and gargle five to six times in a day to feel instant relief.
- Honey and Lemon – Take half cup of warm water, add 1 teaspoon of honey and squeeze half a lemon. Mix this and drink it slowly.
- Apple cider vinegar – Take a cup of warm water, add 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar, 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Mix it well and drink it thrice in a day.
- Cinnamon & Pepper – In hot boiling water, add 1 teaspoon each of cinnamon and pepper powder, and mix it. Strain this mixture and gargle with it thrice
These natural remedies are bound to work in a day or two’s time. If the condition persists for more than a week, please consult a doctor.