Home Remedies For Treating Sore Throat

Oct 30, 2019 Kayode Oseh

Sore throat is a pain or irritation in the throat that is often caused by infections such as cold or flu. These illness can occur all year round but it often common during winters and other cold seasons. Having a sore throat can be very annoying because it deprives one from eating and speaking effectively. What can be so annoying than seeing your favorite meal right in front of you yet you can eat? That's pretty pathetic!

Do you have a sore throat and you don't know what to do about it? or maybe you are considering seeing your doctor or going to the chemist for some meds. But before doing that, why not pay some courtesy visit to your kitchen and get some help? There are several home remedies that has been proved to be effective, you can find them in your kitchen and at the same time they will help you save some bucks.

Tea


Tea is the most common remedy for sore throat, most of you may have known that before now. Staying hydrated is very important to combat a sore throat and tea is one good remedy you can always count on. Most teas come with and anti-inflammatory properties which makes them effective in this situation example includes Green tea, ginger tea, turmeric tea, holey basil e.t.c.

Oatmeal


A warm bowl of oatmeal can be very appetizing to our palate, but that's just a bonus when compared with other amazing things oatmeal can do. From regulating blood sugar to treating skin infections, oatmeal is another good remedy that help ease the pains of sore throat.

Spices


Turmeric, ginger and cinnamon work miracles for your throat. As we already mentioned, they come with ant-inflammatory properties which help to reduce inflammation on the throat. You can augment your early morning smoothies, tea or oatmeal with them to do some magic.

Apple


Most people don't know this but apple is also one thing that cures sore throat problems and also very effective in treating heartburn. You can reach out for it, it may be a good remedy to try.    

Honey


Most of you may be surprise seeing honey make the list again. This product is just too amazing, it benefits is some worth endless. Honey is known for its soothing properties for all types of injuries. Not limited to that, it also has an anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties which makes it a good option for you. It is just a bonus that honey tastes great, it comes in handy as a nice addition to your tea and smoothies. You can also decide to eat a spoonful of honey without mixing it with anything, it's all good to go.

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