During the winter, the cold temperatures cause the throat irritates us easily and it hurts, either by swallowing or talking. In addition, other agents such as smoke, have a profession in which we need to talk as often or strep infections can also cause us sore throat that, although not serious, if uncomfortable and sometimes quite painful.
To combat it we can use a number of natural remedies that will help to reduce the irritation and pain:
Gargle: We can perform them with warm water to which we will have added a little salt. If you prefer, instead of salt we use baking, especially if we have inflammation. Perform them gargles several times a day, so soothing throat irritation.
We can also get an infusion of warm water to which we add lemon and honey. The lemon helps to disinfect the throat while honey softens. If the idea of warm water draws us not much, we can prepare a soft tea we add the honey and lemon.
The honey has natural antiseptic properties, so take one teaspoon four or five times a day will help to soften and prevent infection. (more…)