No 4: Hot Sauce
Often used as a pain reliever, cayenne pepper contains capsaicin, a natural compound known for blocking pain receptors. The capsicum in hot peppers helps alleviate pain and fights inflammation. Add five shakesof ground cayenne pepper (or a few shakes of hot sauce) to a cup of hot water for sore throat relief. It’ll burn, but try this gargle every 15 minutes and see if it helps. A reminder here cayenne should not be taken if you have open sores in your mouth.
No 5: Marshmallow Root
Just about everyone at one point or another has sat around a fire and roasted a marshmallow, whether to make a simply eat the sticky treat. Marshmallow root can soothe a sore throat by coating the irritated tissues of the throat. It may also loosen mucus and help with cough that may accompany or aggravate a sore throat. Marshmallow root may be taken as a tea.
No 6: Turmeric + Salt + Water
Turmeric is the trendy supplement du jour, and one you should definitely be adding to your diet. This yellow spice is a powerful antioxidant, and scientists think it has the strength to fight many serious diseases.While some of its benefits—including its potential to prevent cancer or brain diseases—require more study anti-inflammation powers are well-established and may help relieve your sore throat. For a sore throat remedy, mix 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric and 1/2 teaspoon of salt into 1 cup of hot water and gargle.
No 7: Take a break, rest
Sleep is important in the recovery process. It may not be the quickest solution, but getting some rest is probably the best thing you can do to battle the infection that caused your sore throat in the first place. A tired body = a tired immune system. If you’re worn out, your body will struggle to heal itself. So get some rest. Rest also applies to the voice. Don’t speak if unless it’s necessary. Use texting or email to communicate until the throat feels better.
No 8: Peppermint
Peppermint is one of the aromatic leaves of a plant of the mint family, or an essential oil obtained from them, used as a flavouring in food. Most of us knows that eppermint is known for its ability to freshen breath. But do you know that diluted peppermint oil sprays may also relieve sore throats which helps thin mucus and calm sore throats and coughs? Peppermint not only have the usage to relieve soar throat pain by they also contain anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antiviral properties, which may encourage healing.
A small tip here try to use peppermint oil, by mixing five drops of the essential oil with one ounce of the carrier oil of your choice.