Most sore throats are caused by viral infections, such as a cold or flu. It occurs of your body’s immune response to viral or bacterial infections. The following natural remedies and home stuff will help you better fight against sore throat. Throat pain is the primary symptom of a sore throat.

Gargling with Warm Salt Water

The gargle with salt water is an effective home remedy that helps relieve sore throat. Salt acts as a light antiseptic helping to extract water from the mucous membrane of the throat. Half a teaspoon of salt in a glass of hot water, gargle with this solution and spit out. Repeat a few times every day.

Healthy Lifestyles to prevent Sore Throats

Boost your immune system by having a healthy lifestyle, including sleeping enough and adopting a balanced and varied diet. In cooking, use of garlic, ginger, shiitake mushrooms and Reishi, as well as fruits and vegetables rich in antioxidants that help boost immunity.

Honey to Soothe your Sore Throat

Thanks to its antibacterial and antitussive properties, honey can accelerate the healing of sore throat. Honey also exerts a hypertonic and osmotic action, that is to say it extracts the water from the inflamed tissues, attenuating the swelling and the pain. Add a few teaspoons in a cup of warm water, or in an infusion. Garlic fights inflammation and strengthens the immune system

Vitamin C

Some supplements may help strengthen the immune system, in addition to facilitating healing of inflamed tissue of the throat and relieve pain.  if your sore throat is caused by a viral infection. flu or angina, this vitamin could help boost your immune system and fight against infection. Note that you can also take a natural vitamin C in the form of Acerola.

Relax

Colds and flu, nervous tension and exhaustion can cause sore throat. used to treat cold symptoms: drink plenty of fluids and get plenty of rest.

Drink Plenty of Water and Hot Drinks

Drink at least 2 liters of fluid a day to soothe your throat. Hot drinks such as soups and herbal tea can help relieve general pain and soothe the pain.

Breathe

Breathe through the nose rather than the mouth. It is a natural and effective way to moisten the air  you breathe.

Quit Smoking

Smoking can cause lung disease by damaging your airways, the cigarette smoke is very irritating to the throat. If you smoke, try to stop the cigarette smoking and Limiting or completely avoiding exposure to secondhand smoke.