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A sore throat can happen for all of us and it is usually a sign of inflammation. To soothe our sore throat there are many home remedies that can be used before going to our doctor. Here are some of them that can be used at home.


Salt and water:

Mix a quarter of teaspoon salt in one cup warm water and then gargle the solution. The solution helps rinse away and neutralize acids in the throat, relieving and burning sensation and promoting fast healing of irritated mucous membranes.


Lemon and water:

Add one teaspoon of lemon juice in one cup of water and drink the solution. The lemon juice helps to shrink swollen throat tissue and create a hostile environment for viruses and bacteria. The drink also is beneficial for your body health too.


Ginger, honey and lemon in water:

This sore throat home remedy mixes 1 teaspoon each of powdered ginger and honey, 1⁄2 cup of hot water and the juice of 1⁄2 squeezed lemon. Pour the water over the ginger, then add the lemon juice and honey, and gargle. Honey coats the throat and also has mild antibacterial properties.


Hot sauce and water:

It may sound strange but the hot pepper sauce helps alleviate pain and fights inflammation. If you add some drops to a cup of hot water and gargle, then you can feel the soothing feeling instantly.


Turmeric and water:

This yellow spice is a powerful antioxidant, and scientists think it has the strength to fight many serious diseases. For a sore throat remedy, mix 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric and 1/2 teaspoon of salt into 1 cup of hot water and gargle.


Clove tea:

Add 1 to 3 teaspoons of powdered or ground cloves to water, then mix and gargle. Cloves have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that can help soothe and heal a sore throat.


Tomato juice:

This juice will help you to temporarily be relieved from the pain and just mix a half cup of tomato juice with a half cup of hot water and add ten drops of hot pepper sauce and gargle.


Besides all the remedies mentioned here there are more home remedies that you can use but for now, if you need you can choose one of them and enjoy the result.


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