Get Rid Of A Sore Throat Fast

Sore throat is usually caused by infection (bacterial or viral), but can also be caused by irritation or severe cold, after drinking cold beverages or if you are inhaling cold air for too long. In addition to the primary causes of sore throat, there are secondary causes, such as: allergies, dry air, smoking, singing, shouting...
sore throat home remedies
Sore Throat Home Remedies
Viral infection of the throat usually retreats in a few days, while sore throat caused by bacteria can last a lot longer and develop more serious problems. Bacterial infections of the throat are usually treated with antibiotics, which should be prescribed by your doctor and should never be taken on your own. For less severe sore throat that accompanies allergies and cold, there are a variety of natural home remedies for sore throat that were discovered in traditional medicine long ago.

If you have a sore throat, you've been to the doctor and he advised you not use antibiotics, you can try one of the natural medicines for throat.

Sore throat home remedies

Powerful lemon

In the initial stage of angina effective resources are based on lemon. Folk healers are advising to keep two peeled lemon slices in your mouth, as close as possible to the tonsils slightly absorbing the juice. When lemon softens, you can swallow it. Repeat the same procedure again for half an hour.

Throat gargles

In a glass of freshly squeezed beetroot pour a teaspoon of crushed garlic and pour a glass of boiled and cooled water. Let stand for five to six hours, but mix it every half hour. Strain and gargle several times a day.

Tea made from leaves of raspberry

In on cup of boiling water add one tablespoon of dried raspberry leaves. After ten minutes strain the tea and use it to gargle, but only after the tea has cooled. If the sore throat is accompanied by fever, it will be very useful to drink the tea made of raspberry leaves too.
In general, sore throat with visible redness should not be treated with too hot drinks because colder drinks are more pleasant for the throat. In this case, make two cups of tea, use one for drinking and one exclusively for gargling.

Milk and honey

If your sore throat is caused by some sort of irritation it is necessary to soothe the mucous membranes of the throat and pain will be retreated. Milk and honey may help you a lot with this problem. In 2 dl of hot (not boiling) milk dissolve one tablespoon of honey. Drink this drink slowly in small sips. Repeat this procedure after a few hours until the throat recovers.

Apple cider

Apple cider can also be used as a good natural remedy for sore throat. When the first symptoms of sore throat appear use undiluted apple vinegar for gargling. If there is a need for prolonged use, it should be diluted with water in proportion 1: 5. When gargling spit out all the liquid.

Russia’s sore throat remedy

In Russia horseradish is well known as a natural remedy for the treatment of respiratory diseases. In a glass of warm water, add one teaspoon of grated fresh horseradish root and one teaspoon of honey. Stir well and drink slowly in small sips.


Turmeric is also one of the powerful sore throat remedies because it cleans and removes toxins and help prevent further sweating, so it is recommended for the treatment of a sore throat. In a half a pint of warm water add half a teaspoon of turmeric and a little salt. Gargle with this mixture 2-3 times during the day.
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