Sore throats are one of the most common problems in the cold season. And while we’re going through autumn, you’re likely to catch the infections that cause it including the common cold. Sore throats can be quite painful, and they usually fade within a week.
But waiting for a long week can be exhausting especially if you have things to do. In this article, you will find some natural remedies to cure this problem fast and easily.
1. Salt Water
Saltwater doesn’t relieve pain immediately, but it can be quite helpful in killing the bacteria and dissolving mucus. And it’s easy to do; all you have to do is ix a tsp of salt into a glass of warm water and gargle away.
As Patti Mahautmr, MD, a physician at Penn Urgent Care South Philadelphia explained; “Honey is one of the best remedies for a sore throat due to its natural antibacterial properties that allows it to act as a wound healer, immediately offering relief for pain while working to reduce inflammation. Honey can also kill bacteria and help fight off viral infections,” If you’re also suffering from a bad cough along with the sore throat, mixing 2 tsp of honey with warm water or tea will do the job. Try to drink this as much as you can until the cough goes away.
In addition to the past remedies, lemon is also a great solution for sore throats as it dissolves mucus fast. It also contains a lot of Vitamin C which is great for boosting the immune system and fights the infection. Mix one teaspoon of lemon juice into a glass of warm water and drink for quick relief.
4. Hot Sauce
Using hot sauce to treat a sore throat might seem weird but it’s already scientifically proven to work! Peppers are rich is capsicum which is used to fight inflammation and relieve pain. So mixing a few drops of hot sauce in a glass of warm water to gargle it might be the perfect remedy for your sore throat even though it might burn at first.
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