How To: How To Remedy a Sore Throat

How To Remedy a Sore Throat

An inflamed throat is often the first sign that you're getting sick. Help nip it in the bud with a few simple tricks.
You Will Need
* 1 lemon
* 1 tsp. salt
* 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar
* 1 tsp. cayenne pepper
* 3 tbsp. honey
* A humidifier
* Epsom salts
* Ibuprofen
* Chamomile or licorice tea

Step 1
Gargle a mixture of lemon juice and salt in 8 ounces warm water for one minute every hour. It will wash away mucus and improve circulation.

Step 2
Drink a tea of apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, a pinch of cayenne pepper, and honey in a glass of hot water at least three times a day.

Chamomile and licorice teas soothe a sore throat.

Step 3
Keep the air moist with a cool or warm humidifier to relieve swollen air passages. Or, set out a shallow pan of water, which will evaporate and naturally humidify the air.

Don't smoke and stay clear of secondhand smoke and other airborne pollutants.

Step 4
Take a hot bath with Epsom salts. The magnesium sulfate is absorbed through the skin and draws toxins out of the body.

Step 5
Take an anti-inflammatory such as ibuprofen to reduce swelling and discomfort.

Fact: A tonsillectomy is the second most common childhood surgery.

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