We can just sometimes wake up in the morning with sore throat regardless to the season.
Swallowing is usually the annoying part of sore throat and when saltwater and OTC meds fail to sooth your throat and make swallowing easier, you should try something different. Here are some sworn by home remedies to sooth sore throat and ease the pain while swallowing.
Sucking on licorice can help sooth a painful throat, it can also help ease cough and reduce those annoying tickles in your airways, whole sucking on licorice sip on warm water to boost the effect.
Steep some dried sage leaves in a cup of boiled water and cover for ten minutes then sip while warm, you can sweeten the tea with honey. Sage helps to fight inflammation and sooth bodily discomforts of all types. You can also add some sage to your chicken soup.
3- Cabbage Soup.
Cabbage is loaded with powerful antioxidants and vitamins that can help you get over a cold faster, when you cook it in a soup you ensure that you get all the nutrients and you still get a pleasant soothing warmness from the soup of the cabbage, you can add some turmeric to your cabbage soup to enhance the anti-inflammatory effect.
Tea of all types is a classical remedy for cough and sore throat. Black tea particularly was found to contain pain killing properties like those found in paracetamol, the mild level of caffeine in tea can help energize you and increase your concentration.
Honey is the first thing we tend to look for when we get our throats tickling, it has miraculous healing and anti-inflammatory as well as antiseptic properties to clear away the microorganisms causing the sickness.
A spoonful of honey several times a day was found to be as effective in soothing sore throat and calming down cough as regular cold meds.
Banana is easy to swallow and can help sooth a sore throat, it is rich in vitamin C and magnesium that will boost your immunity and help you bounce back from illness. The potassium and magnesium in banana will relax your muscles and help you sleep without getting disturbed by coughing.
7- Cooked Carrot.
Cooked carrot can sneak some antioxidants in your body to give a boost to your immune system. Carrots have no irritants to the throat like orange or lemon and the vitamin A in it will help your body fight off the sickness faster.