The following sore throat remedies can help ease the pain without medication.

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       When the weather changes, the conditions are favorable for the development of sore throat. According to statistics, up to 70-80% of sore throat cases are caused by viruses, the rest are caused by bacteria.

Symptoms of bacterial pharyngitis usually have the following signs: fever over 38.5 degrees Celsius, swollen neck lymph nodes, headache, hemorrhagic nodules in the dome, a lot of secretions in the throat… At this time, it is necessary to see a doctor.

In case of a sore throat without any of the above symptoms, first use the following measures:

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* Gargle with warm salt water.

In fact, a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that 40% of people with upper respiratory tract infections and gargling with salt water three times a day had a significant improvement in their condition.

If you have an itchy or sore throat, you can mix 1 teaspoon of salt in 1/2 cup of warm water or use warm physiological saline, gargle for 30 seconds, should be done every 3 hours. This is a popular sore throat treatment. Salt water may not provide instant pain relief, but it is a good way to kill bacteria, loosen mucus, and relieve pain and swelling.

* Use honey.

Honey not only contains many beneficial vitamins but also helps strengthen the immune system and fight infections.

To relieve a sore throat, make a cup of hot tea and add 1 teaspoon of honey and half a lemon juice. Lemon is an astringent, which works to help your mucous membranes contract, so this tea will double the protection of your throat.

* Use pickled garlic.

Using garlic to treat sore throat is a simple and commonly applied remedy. According to folklore, garlic is spicy, warm, has a strong antiseptic effect, reduces inflammation, loosens phlegm and eliminates cough. Therefore, in addition to treating sore throats, garlic is also used to treat flu, colds (nasopharynx), tonsillitis, etc.

How to treat sore throat with garlic takes advantage of the medicinal properties of natural herbs to reduce inflammation, stop coughing, improve sore throat and inhibit infectious agents. However, this remedy only works to help relieve symptoms, if not completely, it should be combined with the use of medication according to a doctor’s prescription.

* Use salted ginger.

Ginger has the effect of tonic, anti-inflammatory, bactericidal, helps relieve cough, burning pain, sore throat… The way to use ginger to treat sore throat is quite simple: Ginger is washed, then crushed and mixed with fine salt, then sucked the mixture. Do this for about 3 minutes, then rinse your mouth with clean water, repeat 3 times a day.

Another way to use ginger to treat cough is: crushed fresh ginger and boiled for about 5-10 minutes for the active ingredients to dissolve in water, add fresh lemon and honey to the same. Drinking water 2-3 times a day reduces the symptoms of the disease.

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