Throat Infection

5th April 2018 By nehalroy



  • Honey mixed in tea or taken on its own is a common household remedy for a sore throat.
  • For a sore throat remedy, mix 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric and 1/2 teaspoon of salt into 1 cup of hot water and gargle.
  • Gargling with warm salt water can help soothe a sore throat and break down secretions. It’s also known to help kill bacteria in the throat.  Gargle it to help reduce swelling and keep the throat clean. This should be done every 3 hours or so.
  • Chamomile tea is naturally soothing. Its used for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and astringent properties.
  • While we usually use saltwater to gargle, gargling baking soda mixed with salt water can help relieve a sore throat as well. Gargling this solution can kill bacteria and prevent the growth of yeast and fungi.
  • Mix 1⁄4 teaspoon salt in 1 cup warm water. Use the hottest water you can comfortably tolerate. Cold gargles are ineffective.
  • Mix 1 teaspoon lemon juice in 1 cup water for this home remedy for sore throats. Mix 1 teaspoon each of powdered ginger and honey, 1⁄2 cup of hot water, and the juice of 1⁄2 squeezed lemon. Pour the water over the ginger, then add the lemon juice and honey, and gargle.
  • 1 teaspoon sage, 1⁄2 teaspoon alum, 1⁄4 cup brown sugar, 3⁄8 cup vinegar, and 1⁄8 cup water can soothe a sore throat and ease painful or swollen nasal passages.
  • Green tea is known to naturally fight infections. So next time you brew a cup, make a little extra and gargle with some of this remedy to kill any bacteria your sore throat may be harboring.
  • Fenugreek tea is a natural remedy for sore throats.
  • Honey, lemon and water are also a miracle option.
  • Steam can ease a sore throat-particularly one that hurts due to dryness-shorten its duration, and make it easier to breathe if you’re congested. 1 medium to large bowl which is enough filled with hot water, 1 bath towel, Eucalyptus oil / Vicks. Take steam.
  • Spicy foods should be avoided when your throat hurts.