Natural Solutions to Prevent and Treat Sore Throat

 

Sore throat can be a major inhibitor to your daily if not treated immediately. It can happen due to many reasons, but is also pretty simple to treat. However, you may think of some natural preventive measures to avoid suffering from a sore throat in the first place.

Protect your neck

If you feel like there is a nip in the air cover your neck up by using a scarf, or wear a polo neck. The neck catches the cold very fast and can be the cause of a sudden cold and sore throat.

Consume cold things smartly                     

If you have the habit of downing chilled beers or drinking cold water all the time always remember that the trick to preventing yourself from contracting a sore throat is to bring the temperature of your throat back to normal. You can do this by drinking some room temperature water after drinking or eating something very cold.

Make lime and honey your best friends

Lime is naturally rich in vitamin C and honey generates heat inside the body. Both are excellent in strengthening your immunity against the common cold and flu and preventing you from suffering from a sore throat.

Here are some easy to follow home remedies using natural products to treat a sore throat for quick relief:

Steam inhalation

Put in a few drops of eucalyptus oil into a bucket that is filled with water up till one fourth of its total capacity. Cover your head with a towel and place at the surface of the bucket and breathe in deeply to feel the refreshing fumes of the eucalyptus touching the back of your throat. Do this several times a day if you are suffering from a sore throat.

Tea

Make some tea with a stub of ginger in it. Mix into it a tablespoon of honey and squeeze a few drops of lime before sipping this concoction at a leisurely pace.

Rest

Rest your throat by avoiding talking in a loud voice or screaming while you are suffering from a sore throat. Sip on warm water with a pinch of salt mixed it throughout the day.