A Sore Throat is a painful
feeling in the throat aggravated by swallowing. Bacteria or
virus causes sore throat, medically known as Pharyngitis. Most
often it will be a
symptom of an underlying illness like cold,
flu, mumps, tonsillitis etc. Sore throat is named, depending on
the area where the pain is, like: Pharyngitis, Epiglottitis,
Laryngitis and Tonsillitis.
Common Causes of Sore Throat
Home Remedies for Sore Throat
Eat betel leaves with liquorice (Mulathi) 2-3 times a day.
Make a paste of 2-3 cloves with 1-2 cloves of garlic. Mix with 1
cup of honey. Have 1 tsp 3 times a day.
Soak 8-10 almonds. Peel and grind with 8-10 pepper corns. Mix in
1 cup of water. Sieve and drink adding either salt or sugar to
taste. Tips 4:
Gargle with fenugreek tea, made with 2 tbsp of fenugreek seeds
boiled in 6 cups of water. 3-4 times a day. Tips 5:
Warm a cup of milk. Add a pinch of turmeric powder and drink
before going to bed.
Boil one whole onion, mash and eat with a little butter, salt
Soak finely chopped onion in honey for a day. Strain out the
onion and drink 2 tsp of the honey daily.