6 Home Remedies for Sore Throat

October 30th, 2015Oral Health CareComments:0

A sore throat is often caused by a viral infection. Here are some ways to help you feel much better as your throat goes through the healing process.

Get plenty of rest

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Attractive woman getting flower spa treatment in bamboo mat

You should get plenty of rest to help your body fight the infection causing the sore throat.

Avoid dehydration

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A dry throat will most likely be a painful throat. Stay hydrated by drinking lots of water and soup, which will also work in soothing your sore throat.

Go for warm saltwater

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Gargling with warm saltwater helps to relieve the pain and swelling.

Soothing honey

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Honey has antibacterial and soothing properties that are very effective in easing the discomfort of a sore throat.

Mint lozenges and throat spray

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Lozenges with mint and throat sprays can soothe an aching throat temporarily.

Tea

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A warm cup of tea can soothe the throat and temporarily ease the pain.