Use Potent Sore Throat Remedies

There are many easy sore throat remedies you can use for treatment that would not cost you very much. You can even prepare some remedies that can last you long. That way you have something at hand in case the ailment pops up.

Sore throat occurs when the walls of the throat are inflamed. This usually comes along with a cold and sometimes with flu but it can be triggered by many different factors. Peoples sometimes confuse sore throat  and cold for fever ailment.

Some of them include allergic reactions, chemical fumes inhaled,  inhalation of smoke, too much smoking, eating extremely hot food, and drinking too much hard liquor.

Sore throat lasts for only a few days. Below are a few sore throat remedies that can help you out. However, if your condition is severe, do not hesitate to consult your medical attendant.

Sore throat remedies for relief

Using thyme oil for the throat

Thyme plays an important role in subduing bacteria because of its volatile oil, thymol. That is why some commercial mouth-washes contain thymol.

Get a bottle of thyme essential oil and add 5 drops of it into 4 ounces of olive oil and use it to rub your neck. Use these sore throat home remedies a number of times for healing.

Thyme and garlic treatment

You can also use thyme combined with garlic and olive oil for massaging your throat. Get about 10 cloves of chopped garlic and a handful of thyme and place them in a jar with a cup of extra virgin olive oil added to it.

Close the jar and set aside in a warm place between 80-90 degrees Fahrenheit for 2 weeks. After that stain the oil and use some to hub your throat regularly. This oil can last for 12 months.

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Wheat flour remedies

You can also use the following sore throat remedies for treatment.

  • Grate one small ginger to fill a teaspoon.
  • Smash 1 ripe banana or get 4 ounces of tofu.
  • Blend the ginger and the banana, or Tofu ingredients together with 1 ounce or 4 teaspoons of whole wheat flour.

Place the poultice around tour throat and wrap it with cloth to hold it in place for about an hour and half. Repeat the process a few more times for healing.

The Simple osha root remedy

If you want to know more about home remedies for sore throat, learn from the American Indians who had been there, and done that. Get some osha root from herbal shops or Amazon and chew on a little piece. The juice in it will help your sore throat.

Major gargle remedy

Combine the following ingredients and use then for throat home remedies treatment.

  • 4 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons of honey
  • 4 teaspoons of sea salt
  • 4 teaspoons of cayenne pepper
  • 4 teaspoons of died sage
  • Pour the pepper and sage in a cup (8 ounces) of boiling water, and add the vinegar, honey, and salt to it. Let it cool a little bit and use it to gargle for sore throat relief.

You may use this onion and salt method too for soothing a sore throat. Pour a teaspoon of salt into a bowl and squeeze juice out of 2 lemons onto it. Chop a small red pepper and 1/4 of a small onion into pieces and add them to the bowl.

Let it sit in a cool refrigerator for about an hour and half and strain it. Use it for gargling to heal your sore throat and put a little bit of mustard in your mouth to remove the smell of onion.

Other simple gargling ingredients

  • Vinegar and honey
  • Beet juice
  • Apple cider, salt and honey
  • Sea salt water

Supplements are there to help

Strengthen immune system: If our immune system is low then we cannot resist many ailments so what we need to do is to try to build it back. Building this back requires a lot of collaboration from other areas like the kind of foods we eat. However we can begin here with these sore throat remedies for relief.

Vitamin A is needed to boost our system so go for it. We can also dissolve Vitamin C 1000 IU into ½ glass of water and use it to gargle. After that we take the required dosage of the same vitamin until the ailment seizes. Garlic capsules can also be of great help for curing the throat sore. Taking vitamins are more of a long term solution than quick remedy.

If you have an itchy throat, or hoarse voice, you can use Ferr Phos 6X tissue salt for treatment. Place 3 of the tablets under your tongue every hour and reduce the quantity as the soreness goes down. In case you find it difficult to swallow because of pain, you can use Calc. Phos 6X with the same procedure. These tablets are available in Vitamin shops such as Vitamin Shoppe.

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Here comes juicing

Passion fruit for the throat

The Kubeos tribe of Indians in the Amazon rain forest used passion fruit as a home remedy for sore throat treatment.

The way to juice this fruit is simple. Pick the very ripe ones and scoop out the seeds and place them in a juicer. Take the juice immediately for relief. Do not leave it for another day because of oxidation.

Potassium juice remedy is also great

You can also make a high percent potassium juice for treatment. Get the following ingredients for juicing. If you do not have a juicer you can also use a blender for it. Blend all together and drink it little at a time.

  • 1 cupful of spinach
  • 1 cupful of parsley
  • 4 stalks of celery
  • 2 large carrots

These sore throat remedies have an advantage over the gargling sore throat cure. This provides nutrition that goes into your body to do a major overhaul not only of persistent sore throat but also the fever or cold that comes with it.

A 24 hour juice fast

Fasting is one of the quickest ways to get rid of ailments because it eliminates toxins from the body. You can apply this 24 hour sore throat remedies alongside a potassium rich light soup for treatment. In case you develop mucus, you might want to extend the fast to 3 days. Follow the recommendations for the fast.

Add ¼ cup of lemon juice to ¼ cup of water and add 1 teaspoon of honey to sweeten. Take this in the morning only, and throughout the day you can take any citrus juice like orange or grape juice.

Add a light potassium rich light soup to it. Follow the recipe below.

  • 4 ounces (½ cup) of parsley
  • 1 large size potato with skin
  • 1 large carrot
  • 4 ounces (½ cup) of broccoli
  • 2 stalks of celery
  • ½ Onion

Add a little bit of your natural seasoning to it and drink the soup only but do not eat the solids. These sore throat remedies contain a lot of potassium that can soothe the throat and even help with strep throat.

A little hygiene can help

We know it is not easy to prevent contact with other people with sore throat and coughing. We mix with people everyday but we can do our little best.

  • A humidifier in the house can reduce dry air.
  • Let’s clean our hands with soap or sanitizers after touching contaminated people or door knobs at home or work.
  • We can use our separate cups in drinking.
  • Let’s forget about smoking.

Apart from using the very simple sore throat remedies like honey, salt, and juices, any other remedies that involve special supplements and homeopathic treatment must not escape your medical attendant’s attention.

Some of us are on different kinds of medication and would not like to experience any counter effects. On the whole, natural sore throat remedies can be of great help to you.

You know you can learn a lot from natural health institutes that will be very helpful to you.

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