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10 natural remedies to cure sore throats

Sore throat is very painful and it doesn’t let you rest. Your general health condition gets worse when you feel a terrible pain every time you swallow food or saliva. This pain may precede a cold or a sore throat. To heal in an efficient way, try the following remedies for sore throat.

Cayenne Pepper
Gargle several times a day with a mixture of 1/8 teaspoon pepper and half a glass of hot water.

Salt
Add a teaspoon of table salt in a cup of warm water and gargle every hour.

Apple vinegar
Mix 2 tablespoons of vinegar with a cup of hot water. Let it cool a little and gargle every 60 minutes.

Ginger tea
Ginger should be freshly ground to take effect. Add 3 teaspoons of ginger in a cup of hot water. Let it for 5 minutes then add a tea bag and a tablespoon of honey.

Thyme tea
This infusion will relieve sore throat in minutes. Prepare it using a tablespoon of dried thyme in a cup of hot water. Strain it, leave to cool and gargle.

Honey and lemon tea
Honey and lemon tea is one of the most popular choices and it’s very simple to prepare. All you need are 2 tablespoons of honey, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and a cup of hot water. Leave to cool a little bit and drink it slowly. It will immediately relieve sore throat.

Licorice root tea
Prepare an infusion of one or two pieces of licorice root. You can also chew licorice. It will relieve throat pain. Be careful because consumed in large amounts increases blood pressure. It’s not recommended for pregnant women and patients with hypertension.

Baking soda and salt
Mix half a teaspoon of baking soda with half a teaspoon of salt in a half cup of warm water. Gargle with this mixture several times a day.

Chamomile tea
This tea can cure sore throat. It helps to relax, soothes the stomach pain and warms you in cold days. Chamomile tea tastes delicious.

Hydrogen peroxide
To combat throat infections, gargle with hydrogen peroxide (3% concentration).

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