Cure Sore Throats At Home

A sore throat is an itchiness, irritation, and pain that makes swallowing hard. Swallowing liquids and food become hard, and pain worsens as you try to swallow. It affects persons from all ages, but it is higher in people with compromised immunity, allergic people, smokers, and children.

Causes can be bacterial, viral, environmental, or Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) which is a condition of the digestive system that arises when there is a flow back of acid from the stomach into the esophagus. You can treat sore throats at home, as most of them do not require medical attention.

Get the cure from your kitchen cabinet

Honey and lemon

Mix one medium lemon juice, one or two tablespoons of honey in a mug of hot water. Sigfgfgfgfggfgghfgfghfhgfhfghfghfghp the mixture slowly and as many times as needed. Honey should not be given to children under the
age of two since it contains a bacteria that causes infant botulism.

Gargle salt water

Mix a cup of warm water with one tablespoon of table salt until it all dissolves. For thirty minutes zgargle the mixture, spit out and as much as needed repeat this. The salt kills bacteria and reduces throat swelling.

Hot sauce

Hot sauces contain capsaicin that helps the nerve cells over-ride back to the throat to reduce sensitivity. Mix hot sauce, hot water, and honey, drink immediately. You can also eat small spoonfuls of very spicy foods.

Ginger tea

Boil in a kettle or saucepan 3 cups of water together with a large peeled and chopped ginger root for five to ten minutes, until the water has a yellow tinge to it and smells of ginger. Sip the hot liquid slowly.


Its excellent fungicide, antiviral and antibiotic properties make it fast, safe, and most effective for sore throat treatment. Eat a clove or two of garlic and receive instant sore throat relief.

Apple cider vinegar

It contains antibacterial properties that help fight infection-causing bacteria. And its natural expectorant nature thins the phlegm in the throat and helps to swallow easily and breathe. Use undiluted apple cider vinegar for fast sore throat relief. Sip undiluted apple cider vinegar, repeat at least after every thirty minutes. Drink water after every dose.


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These home remedies work fast and more efficiently to ease sore throats. But if symptoms persist do not hesitate to visit a doctor for a checkup and further treatment.