Imagine you have just received a call about an invitation to a job interview for the following day. You get so excited and even sleep early so that you may have enough rest and perform your best for the interview.
Then you wake up and alas! Your throat hurts and you can not even swallow your saliva! That’s one of the first signs of a sore throat! Other symptoms include headaches, pain in the ears and neck and tender lymph nodes on the sides of the throat.
To make the situation worse, you discover that you can hardly speak. Can it get worse than that?
The weather man has predicted rainfall in several parts of the country and catching a cold is inevitable which sometimes invites a sore throat.
Other causes of sore throat is air pollution, allergic reactions to dust and pollen and change of weather.
So how can you treat a sore throat with a home remedy available at your shelf?
Try this steps:
- Take hot fluids
According to health experts, drinking hot liquids and inhaling the steam as you sip the tea or soup may help to loosen mucus and relieve the congestion and stuffiness associated with respiratory infections.
- .Mix lemon, ginger and garlic
These ingredients are composed of anti-bacterial contents and vitamins that are beneficial in treating infections. Wash your ingredients then cut them into thick slices. Add them to a pot of water and bring them to a boil. Sieve the boiled water and drink the solution.
Honey has been celebrated since ancient times for its health and therapeutic abilities. It has been the focus of much medical research, including a scientific 2018 review recognizing honey’s antifungal, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. These properties are great in treating throat infections. Sip honey on a spoon or mix it with warm water and drink.
With these simple tips, you are sure to feel much better and get ready to resume your activities.