1. Ginger and honey
Break up the ginger by extracting the juice, then add a little honey. Stir the mixture and add
a glass of lukewarm water. This drink soothes your throat in seconds. Ginger and honey
contains natural antibiotics that fight disease. Drink at least 2 cups a day.
2. Ice cubes or cold water
Ice cubes and cold water work by numbing and relaxing the muscles in the throat. This
further reduces irritation, pain and inflammation of the throat.
3. Warm water
Drinking warm water provides a soothing sensation to your throat, especially if you have
cough. Drink 2-3 glasses of warm water a day to achieve maximum results.
4. External factors
If your sore throat is caused by external allergies, you can change your
environment to a friendlier one. Close windows to minimize dust and other
allergens that come into your home. Your throat irritation will improve tremendously as you
as soon as you address these factors. Keep your home clean at all times, including
furniture. Avoid pets that can bring dust and allergens into your home.
Cut the lemons into small pieces and add them to the warm water. Sift the mixture to
stick with juice. Lemons have phytochemicals that heal a sore throat.
faster. Get in the habit of drinking lemon as it contains strong vitamin C which
strengthen your immune system. A strong immunity reduces the chances of contracting
6. Throat infections
Sometimes a sore throat can be infectious if it is bacterial. If so, don’t share cups.
or spoons unless properly cleaned. This prevents transmission of the infection.
from one person to another.
Cigarette smoke and other types of smoke irritate the lining of the throat, causing a
sore throat Smoking also affects others, so it is advisable to smoke in a distant place.
of those who don’t. By doing this, you will have saved many people from the side
Strong-smelling perfumes irritate the throat. Wear mild perfumes and don’t spray
directly near your face to avoid inhaling. Some perfumes can cause coughing and
9. See a doctor
If you’ve tried everything and nothing seems to work, make an appointment with
the doctor for an evaluation. Some throat infections can indicate an underlying problem. Your doctor must rule out any other cause of your sore throat. Always visit a throat specialist annually for a checkup.