8 home remedies to treat sore throat in embarazo
The sore and sore throat can be treated with natural and homemade measures such as gargaras with tibia and salt water, drinking yoke or garnet tea or even increasing the consumption of foods rich in vitamin C, such as orange, mandarin and lemon, the same it helps to increase the body’s defenses and, as a result, to fight inflammation or infection faster.
Normally, with the home measures, the inflammation in the throat improves after 3 days. However, in case the symptoms persist, it is important to consult the obstetrician to evaluate the presence of pus in the throat and indicate the appropriate treatment.
The sore throat in the embarazo can be treated with home remedies that help to relieve the pain and the inflammation of the throat, these are:
1. Gargaras with tibia and salt water
Las gárgaras with tibia water and salt have an anti-inflammatory and antibacterial action, helping to relieve sore throat and remove bacteria that can cause inflammation and infection in this area.
To get rid of this remedy, apply a spoonful of salt in a tibia and mix water vessel. Make the gargaras several times a day.
The bottles with tibia water and salt must be carried out with precaution in cases where the embarazada has high pressure or a diet with limitation in the consumption of salt. So in these cases it is recommended to consult an obstetrician before performing this remedy.
2. Drink té de jengibre con limón
Lemon with ginger has analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties that reduce pain and the production of inflammatory substances, such as prostaglandins, in addition to increasing the body’s natural defenses, relieving sore throat. The ginger tea can be used in the embarazo, as long as it does not exceed 1 g of dry root per day for a maximum of 4 days.
- 1 shell of 4 cm of 1 lemon;
- 1 cm of ginger;
- 2 cups of boiling water.
Put the shell of 1 lemon and the ginger in the 2 cups of water, leave to rest and drink the 2 cups of tea divided into 2 doses per day.
It should be avoided if you are close to childbirth or in women with a history of miscarriage, clotting problems or risk of bleeding. Find out more about the benefits of ginger.
3. Honey with propolis extract
Miel mixed with oil extract is a good option to relieve sore throat during embarassment, and it helps to disinfect the throat due to its antimicrobial properties, in addition to treating pain and inflammation and strengthening the immune system.
To use oil and oil, you can take a spoonful of oil with 4 to 5 drops of oil extract, up to 2 times a day.
4. Apply propolis spray
Another good option for the use of oil is by means of a spray, which has antiseptic and analgesic properties that help to disinfect and reduce pain, being very useful in cases of sore throat.
One way to use the oil in spray is to apply it with oil, oil and garnet spray 3 to 4 times a day. These sprays can be purchased at pharmacies, drugstores or natural products stores.
5. Drink yoke of garnet con miel
The garnet is a fruit that has an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic action, helping to disinfect the throat and reduce inflammation, in the case of myel it helps to keep the throat lubricated, reducing the pain.
- Pulp of 1 grenade;
- 1 vase of water;
- 1 spoonful of honey.
To prepare the jug, you must beat the pulpa de la granada in the blender with 1 vase of water and honey. Once liquefied, it must be placed in a pot, mixed well and drunk. The jugo de granado con miel can be drunk 2 times a day.
6. Drink te de grenada
Another way to use the garnet is to relieve the symptoms of sore throat and it has anti-inflammatory action and helps to eliminate microorganisms that may be causing inflammation.
- Garnet seeds;
- 1 cup of boiling water.
Grind the seeds of garnet, take 1 teaspoon of the crushed seeds and add it to the bowl with soaking water and cover the bowl for 15 minutes. Drink up to 3 glasses of grenade tea a day.
7. Consume foods with vitamin C
Foods rich in vitamin C such as fresh, orange, papaya or broccoli, for example, have antioxidant properties that help fight free radicals that can cause damage to cells and produce inflammation. In addition, vitamin C in foods increases the body’s defenses, helping to fight inflammation faster, improving sore throat. Know which ones are the foods rich in vitamin C.
The daily dose of vitamin C for the embarazadas is 85 g per day. To add this vitamin to the diet, it is recommended to have the guidance of a nutritionist or obstetrician who takes the prenatal care.
8. Eat a square of chocolate
Chocolate can help relieve sore throat as it is rich in anti-inflammatory flavonoids, as well as helping to lubricate the throat, reducing pain. However, you should consume dark chocolate, as it has less sugar and fat.
To use the properties of chocolate in sore throat, suck a cube of dark chocolate and swallow it little by little. Another option is dark chocolate with mint.
The consumption of dark chocolate in embarazo must be guided by a nutritionist or by the obstetrician, especially in women who have restrictions on sugar consumption.
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