Life Hacks: 3 Inexpensive & Effective Sore Throat Remedies

Sore throats are annoying, they make it painful to speak and is often accompanied by a lingering bad taste in our mouth. They are usually caused by viral infections such as cold and flu that do not respond to antibiotics. Below are three home remedies that might help to relieve your sore throat.

1. Marshmallows 

A popular sore throat remedy, honey has anti-inflammatory properties that reduces swelling while alleviating your discomfort. Add a thick amount of honey and some lemon juice to mix with warm water for the best effect. Lemon as an astringent helps with the inflamed throat tissue as well. Drink this beverage several times a day and your sore throat will be gone pretty soon.

2. Honey lemon water

A popular sore throat remedy, honey has anti-inflammatory properties that reduces swelling while alleviating your discomfort. Add a thick amount of honey and some lemon juice to mix with warm water for the best effect. Lemon as an astringent helps with the inflamed throat tissue as well. Drink this beverage several times a day and your sore throat will be gone pretty soon.

3. Gargle salt water

Gargling warm salt water several times a day can provide immediate relieve for sore throats. Salt helps to reduce swelling, loosen mucus and flush out irritants. Add half a teaspoon of salt to a glass of warm water and gargle in your mouth several times a day for the best effect.


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