1. Ginger and honey
Crash ginger by extracting the juice, then add some honey. Stir the mixture and add to
a glass of warm water. This drink soothes your throat in seconds. Ginger and honey
contains natural antibiotics which fights illnesses. Drink at least 2 cups daily.
2. Ice cubes or cold water
Ice cubes and cold water acts by numbing and relaxing the throat muscles. This
further reduces throat irritation, pain and inflammation.
3. Warm water
Drinking warm water brings a soothing feeling to the throat especially if you have a
cough. Drink 2-3 glasses of warm water a day to achieve maximum results.
4. External factors
If your sore throat is caused by allergies from outside, you can change your
environment to a more friendly one. Close your windows to minimise dust and other
allergens finding way in to your house. Your throat irritation will greatly improve as
soon as you deal with these factors. Keep your house clean at all times including
furnitures. Avoid pets which could carry dust and allergens to your house.
Cut the lemons in-to small pieces and add them to warm water. Sieve the mixture to
remain with juice. Lemons have phytochemicals that heals throat inflammation
faster. Have the habit of taking lemon as they contain strong vitamin C that
strengthen your immune system. A strong immunity lowers the chances of getting
6. Throat Infections
Sometimes sore throat could be infectious if it’s bacterial. If so, do not share cups
or spoons unless they are properly cleaned. This prevents transmitting the infection
from one person to the other.
Cigarette smoke and other types of smoke irritates the throat lining which leads to a
a sore throat. Smoking, affects others too so it’s advisable to smoke in a place far
from those who don’t. By doing this, you will have saved many people from the side
effects of smoke.
Strong smelling perfumes irritates the throat. Use mild perfumes and do not spray
directly near your face to prevent inhaling. Some perfumes can cause coughing and
9. See a Doctor
If you have tried everything and nothing seems to work, schedule an appointment with
the doctor for evaluation. Some throat infections could indicate an underlying problem. the doctor should rules out any other causes of your sore throat. Always visit a throat specialist annually for check-up.