If you suffer from a sore throat, there are helpful home remedies to reduce discomfort and pain naturally. We propose 4 suitable natural remedies in this regard.
Most likely, on some occasion throughout our lives we have experienced the odd sore throat. A sore throat occurs when there is inflammation in the larynx or pharynx and it can originate from various causes.
Sudden changes in temperature, low temperatures, exposing ourselves to the cold with little shelter, pollution, tobacco, the symptoms that accompany an allergy, a cold, the flu, can predispose us to suffer from a sore throat.
Other causes could also produce throat irritation such as cough, heartburn, dry environment, and dry mucous membranes.
Throat irritation has several symptoms such as pain when swallowing, itching in the throat, hoarse voice, earache when swallowing, and can also be accompanied by a cough and a stuffy nose.
When the sore throat lasts more than 48 hours, it is very strong and we also have a high fever or breathing difficulties, we must go to the doctor for a timely review and prescribe the treatment. Throat irritation tends to improve in about 4 days.
The discomfort caused by having a sore throat can be improved by going to the care and natural remedies that we can prepare at home and with which we will undoubtedly notice how we are improving making those days somewhat more passable.
Home remedies for throat irritation
One of the important remedies for throat irritation that we cannot ignore is gargling. Gargles prepared with different ingredients will help to clean the throat, disinfect it, reduce inflammation, soften it and relieve pain caused by both irritation and inflammation.
Gargle with vinegar
To prepare the gargle with vinegar we need a cup of water that should be warm, a tablespoon of vinegar and a teaspoon of salt. With the help of a spoon, we stir the mixture well.
We gargle trying to keep the preparation in the back of the throat for as long as possible, without swallowing it. After each gargle we expel him. The vinegar gargles can be repeated 3 times a day.
Sage has antibiotic properties that will help us heal and relieve a sore throat. We will prepare the sage gargle by making an infusion with this plant.
We put 200 ml or a cup of water to heat. Once it boils, add the two teaspoons of sage, and let it boil for 2 minutes.
We turn off the heat, cover, and let the infusion rest for 10 minutes. Strain the infusion, add a teaspoon of salt and let it cool. Then we can gargle. Sage gargles can be done 3 or 4 times a day.
Gargle with warm water with salt and lemon
To prepare these gargles we need a glass of hot water, the juice of a lemon and a tablespoon of coarse salt. Add the coarse salt to the glass of hot water and dissolve with the help of a spoon.
Once it is dissolved we add the lemon juice. When the preparation is warm we can gargle. These gargles can be done 3 times a day.
Gargle of proposes
Proposes helps us to deflate the throat, relieve itching as well as improve and clarify the voice in cases of hoarseness. To prepare these gargle of proposes we need proposes extract that we can get in herbalists or natural product stores, Para pharmacies.
This preparation of gargle with proposes differs from the other previous gargles in that we can swallow it. We need a cup of hot water and 8 drops of proposesextract; we stir so that it is well diluted.We gargle and can swallow it. We can do proposes gargles 2 times a day.