Natural Solutions for Sore Throat
Of course you should see your doctor if you have permanent severe and everlasting sore throat. But if you have mild pain disturbing you, you can prepare your own natural cure with supernatural herbs and mixtures of them.
At first let’s try to answer your basic questions that can come into your mind:
What Causes Sore Throat?
Sore throat is a kind of illness especially seen in winters caused by viruses and bacterias. The most common bacteria causing sore throat is Streptococcus. The other pathogens that causes sore throat are influenza virus, epstein-barr virus, parainfluenza virus, enteroviruses, herpes-simplex virus.
What Are The Symptoms of Viral Sore Throat?
- Sinus Pain
- Dryness on Throat
- Deep Voice
What Are The Symptoms of Bacterial Sore Throat?
- Inflammation on Throat
- Swelling on Lymph Nodes
- Nausea and Vomiting
Herbs Good For Sore Throat
Licerice is unique in South Asia and Europe. It has been used in traditional medicine for treatment of various diseases since past to present. Use one or two pieces of licerice for one cup of water and wait for 10 minutes and drink with draining. You need to be careful, because if you consume too much then your blood pressure can be raised.
Sage and Echinacea
Put one teaspoon of sage and one dessert spoon of echinacea into a small glass and steep with boiling water for 30 minutes and drink with draining. As licerice, echinacea is a kind of herb used much in alternative medicine and it is used for treatment of many inflammatory situations.
Eucalyptus is one of quite effective herbs for flu and upper respiratory tract diseases. Beside it makes sore throat calm down, it minimizes bronchitis and sinusitis pain. As you can prepare eucalyptus as a tea, also you can add it to boiling water and breathe its vapor.
Daisy tea is known by its effects of regulating sleep and calming the nerves. You can either use this tea for your sore throat or after cooled down you can use it as mouthwash.
Put three teaspoon of fresh ground ginger to your glass and brew it for 5 minutes. If you want, you can add honey to this mixture.
Other Natural Solutions Used in Home for Sore Throat
Carbonate and Salt
Add one teaspoon of salt into a glass of warm water and mix it and then gargle for 15 seconds. To be effective, repeat this for 3 or 4 days. It helps cleaning toxins from oral cavity and decontamination of the area.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Put two tablespoon of apple cider vinagar into a cup of hot water and mix it. Wait to be cooled down and gargle.
Put two tablespoon of coconut oil into a pot. Add three tablespoon of fresh lemon juice. Finally, add quarter cup of natural honey and wait them to be melted under lower temperature. After cooled down, you can use it a cough mixture by putting it into a airproof pot.
Mallow Blossom Root
This herb has been used for treatment of sore throat and other illnesses since medieval. It consists a material like gelatine that covers throat and make it slippery when you swallow. Fill one liter jar with cold water. Put mallow blossom root into a clean fine-mesh cloth and tie it as a bunch. Put this bunch into the cold water and close the jar. Wait over a night. Put some that you want to drink into a glass pot. If you want, you can use sweetener and you can consume during the day.
To whom love applying their own treatment methods in home…
To your health!